Danica Patrick Will Drive A Dan Wheldon Tribute Car This Weekend

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Just three weeks after the death of IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon, Danica Patrick will return to the track with a car dedicated to the memory of her fellow driver.

Patrick will be running in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series event this Saturday at the Texas Motor Speedway.

The car, seen at right, includes Wheldon’s Lionheart logo and will promote Wheldon’s memorial website. In addition, Patrick will wear a special helmet that will be auctioned off following the race with proceeds going to a trust for Wheldon’s children.

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