Photos: Susie Wheldon is Dan Wheldon Wife
Meet Susie Whelson she is the beautiful wife of British race driver Dan Wheldon who tragically died at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday October 16th. Let me tell you a little about his lovely wife and their beautiful children.
Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon from Wemberton, England was born on June 22, 1978 went to Bedford School and started racing ever since he was a little boy. Dan moved to United States on 1999 he relocated and got involved in the U.S F2000 Championships Series, on 2000 at the Toyota Atlantic Championships and in 01 at the Indy Lights two years later he was named IRL Indy Car Series Rookie of the year and on 2005 he won the IRL IndyCar Series, Wheldon was currently racing with Bryan Herta Autosport, his former teams were Panther Racing, Andretti Green and Chip Ganassi.
Dan Wheldon’s wife Susie came into his life on 2003 when she became his personal assistant. She was blessed with the birth of her first son Sebastian on February 1st. 2008 that same year on March Susie became Mrs. Dan Wheldon . Sebastian became a big brother on March 19th, 2011 when his little brother Olivier was born.
Susie Behm was by Dan’s side when he won the Indy 500. A terrible tragedy struck Susie Wheldon’ life at the IZOD IndyCar Series when at the season finale in Las Vegas when a 15 car crash during lap 11 ended the life of her beloved husband. Susie her sons and brothers in-law Elliot and Holly where at Dan’s bedside when he died. Dan and Susie got their his and hers tattoos in Las Vegas, according to media Susie and Dan got their initials — D.W. and S.W. — tattooed on their wrists about 10 p.m. at Huntington Ink at the Palms.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Susie, her sons, rest of her family, friends and fans throughout this terrible time.
Dan had moved to the Tampa Bay city in 2005 and settled in like a native. He and Susie were married there in March, 2008, and after they became parents, Dan was regularly spotted pulling the toddlers around his neighborhood in a red wagon.
‘Though we won’t be able to fit everyone inside, I know that Dan would have wanted the community to share in the celebration of his life and to grieve his passing,’