IndyCar drivers organizing to fight for safety changes Following Dan Wheldon's death at the IndyCar race in Las Vegas on Sunday, his fellow drivers mourned the loss of their friend — then began to talk openly over Twitter about organizing themselves to push for safety changes.
Tomas Scheckter, the son of 1979 Formula 1 World Champion Jody Scheckter, was the first to tweet on Monday that IndyCar drivers needed to speak together if changes were to come:
When Nascar driver Jimmie Johnson spoke out to say Indy cars shouldn't run on banked ovals -- a complaint now getting a public airing -- many of his fans pushed back. But the IndyCar drivers understood:
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