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Since we also cover automobile news, it’s only fitting to pay tribute to driver Dan Wheldon (a two-time Indy 500 winner), who “died from injuries sustained in a gruesome 15-car wreck just 13 laps into” the Las Vegas Indy 300 yesterday. Click here to see more pictures. Continue reading for a video.

Some drivers reportedly called the crash the worst they’ve ever seen. The crash comes after some drivers voiced concerns about the high speeds reached at the Las Vegas circuit, as cars were traveling at up to 225 miles per hour during practice.

[via Autoblog]