Tragic end to IndyCar season

Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon died Sunday from a fiery crash on Lap 13 at Las Vegas.

FILE: Dan Wheldon Dies In Las Vegas Indy Crash

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - FILE: Dan Wheldon of England, driver of the #98 William Rast-Curb/Big Machine Dallara Honda holds son Sebastian alongside wife Susie holding Oliver, with the Borg Warner Trophy on the yard of bricks during the 95th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race Trophy Presentation at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 30, 2011 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wheldon died today, October 16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada during the IZOD IndyCar World Championships when his car was involved in a 15-car wreck. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left) flies in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on September 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up including the #12 Team Penske Dallara Honda of Will Power during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on September 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on October 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left) and the #30 Rahal Letterman Lanigan Dallara Honda of Pippa Mann fly in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on October 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - OCTOBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on October 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (top left) bursts into flames in a 15 car pile up including the #12 Team Penske Dallara Honda of Will Power during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on September 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - SEPTEMBER 16: The car of Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins Sam Schmidt Motorsports Dallara Honda (left) flies in the air during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda on September 16, 2011 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 16: Dan Wheldon of England driver of the #77 Bowers & Wilkins/Sam Schmidt Racing Dallara Honda is flown to the hospital in an air ambulance after being involved in a 15 car wreck during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

IZOD IndyCar World Championships at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV - OCTOBER 16: Dario Franchitti, driver of the #10 Target Chip Ganassi Racing Dallara Honda hugs a crew member after driver Dan Wheldon, driver of the #77 Dallara Honda, was killed during the Las Vegas Indy 300 part of the IZOD IndyCar World Championships presented by Honda at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on October 16, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)