Wheldon suffered a massive, fiery crash IndyCar

Wheldon suffered a massive, fiery crash IndyCar
English driver Dan Wheldon was seriously hurt in a car accident a massive 15, who sent him and several other airborne vehicles in Las Vegas 300 IndyCar Series finale on Sunday.

There was no immediate word on the nature of his injuries, but the official IndyCar confirmed Weldon was taken from the circuit by helicopter.

"We just hope he's fine," fellow driver James Hinchcliffe of Canada told a television interview.

Driver Pippa Mann also looked shaky as she helped an ambulance. Mann and JR Hildebrand was taken to the hospital complaining of dizziness.

Accident out of Turn 2 of the 1.5 mile Las Vegas oval on the 12th lap of the race left the car Townsend Bell on its head. He went out to smoke and debris scattered cars on the highway.

"I've never seen such a mess of his career on the racetrack," said Danica Patrick, who was in her final race as an IndyCar driver match before heading to the NASCAR race car shares. "In fact, Dan worried right now."

Wheldon winning the Indianapolis 500 in May, was injured when his car drifted over the other and, obviously, cut catch fencing.

"Just a horrible accident," said Canadian driver Paul Tracy, who was involved in an accident. "Lot of prayer right now for Dan, because it will be a long recovery.

"They climb up there right now," said Tracy medical team visited Weldon, before he was taken out. "There's 20 doctors out there."

Despite his Indianapolis 500 triumph, and his series title in 2005, Weldon was not able to provide full-time IndyCar ride, so he raced from the rear of the field in pursuit of a $ 5 million prize offered to the IndyCar Series, not the driver who could win the final .

Accident resulted in trading the Australian Power Will catch up with Dario Franchitti and claim the title of the series.

Power Sat stunned in his car for some time and is reported to have later been sent to the hospital to be checked.

Franchitti secured a third straight crown and fourth in the series after the power has been removed.

"I've seen in five circles people are starting to do crazy things," said Franchitti. "I love racing hard, but for me it's not really what this is about. You saw what happened, one small mistake for someone ...."

There were 34 cars entered in the final of the season - another record, within 500 miles of Indianapolis in greater Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Drivers have expressed concern about the high speeds attained in Las Vegas, where they were close to 225 miles per hour in practice this week.

"I'll tell you, I've never seen anything like this," said Ryan Briscoe sight of burning cars spinning on the track, and swimming through the air.

"Garbage in all we had to drive through the circle later, it was like a war scene from the Terminator or something. I mean, there were just pieces of metal and car on fire in the middle of the track, without a car attached to it and just trash everywhere.

"It was so scary, and your first thoughts hoping that no one was hurt, because there's just stuff everywhere. Crazy."

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