Dan Wheldon on Indy victory and 2012

Dan Wheldon on Indy victory and 2012

Dan Wheldon started 2011 without a drive. Six months on, he's won another Indianapolis 500, been hired to develop the 2012 IndyCar and become a respected TV commentator. Glenn Freeman heard from him

Dan Wheldon has had to celebrate his last-gasp victory in the 2011 Indianapolis 500 from the IndyCar sidelines for the past month. But that's not to say he hasn't been kept busy since drinking the famous bottle of milk.

It's been a whirlwind month for the Briton – he's moved from one appearance to the next, joined the IndyCar Series TV commentary team, had an enquiry from a NASCAR team, and been signed to carry out the initial development work on the 2012 IndyCar chassis.

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