Past Gas #208: Dan Wheldon: The Perfect Storm that Reformed Indycar

Past Gas by Donut Media

16-10-2023 • 53 mins

Dan Wheldon was a talented and charming driver who left an indelible mark on the world of motorsport. But how did this unflappable Englishman break through to IndyCar stardom? Why did he turn down the offer to race in Formula One? And how did his tragic death shape the future of IndyCar? Today on Past Gas, we explore the legacy of IndyCar champion, Dan Wheldon.  Thanks to our sponsors: Go to https://SHOPIFY.COM/gas to take your business to the next level today. Signing up for Chime takes minutes. So join the millions of other Chime members and sign up today. Get started at This podcast is sponsored by BetterHelp. Visit today to get 10% off your first month. Go to and use code gas for a first deposit match up to $100! More about Show: Follow Nolan on IG and Twitter @nolanjsykes.   Follow Joe on IG and Twitter @joegweber. Follow Donut @donutmedia, and subscribe to our Youtube and Facebook channels!   Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for free wherever you're listening or using this link: If you like the show, telling a friend about it would be helpful! You can text, email, Tweet, or send this link to a friend: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit