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Wheldon model goes on sale

A model of the car Dan Wheldon used to win the 2011 Indy 500 goes on sale
Crash.net is delighted to be able to team up with our friends at Diecast Legends to bring you a new product that is sure to be popular with fans of IndyCar racing.

Greenlight Collectibles has released a 1:18 diecast model of the #98 entry that was used by the late Dan Wheldon to secure victory in the 2011 Indianapolis 500 after a dramatic final lap saw JR Hildebrand crash coming out of the final corner.

The victory was Wheldon's second at the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway and would be the final success of his career before his tragic death in the season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Prior to the 2012 race, which would be won by Wheldon's friend Dario Franchitti, the #98 car was taken on a lap of honour as part of the celebration of his life.

For more information or to purchase the model, simply CLICK HERE.



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