Indy driver dies
INDYCAR defending champion Will Power’s fears have been realised with the death of “fantastic human” Justin Wilson.
The popular 37-year-old English driver died in hospital yesterday from a severe head injury sustained when struck by a piece of debris during the weekend’s race at Pocono in Pennsylvania.
Power has long been an advocate for safety in the IndyCar championship.
The Australian was one of several drivers involved in the pack crash which claimed the life of another Englishman, Dan Wheldon, at the 2011 season finale in Las Vegas.