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Posted On September 4, 2015By Joey BarnesIn Headline News

MSR reveals Justin Wilson tribute livery

Michael Shank Racing has revealed a tribute livery for the late Justin Wilson that is set to run at Circuit of the Americas at the next round of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. The nose, along with the rear wing end plates of the No. 60 Ligier JS P2 Honda, has an image of Wilson’s helmet – the engine cover fin is decorated with the United Kingdom flag. Shank mentioned that the team will further the tribute to honor Wilson at COTA, which includes selling Wilson tribute shirts. Wilson droveRead More

Posted On September 4, 2015By Christopher DeHardeIn Breaking News, Headline News, IndyCar

Justin Wilson funeral set for September 10th

Justin Wilson’s funeral arrangements have been set. St. James the Great Church in Northamptonshire will be the venue on September 10th at 11:45 in the morning. Silverstone circuit will host a reception at Hall 5, The Wing. A memorial service will also be held in Indianapolis with details forthcoming. To contribute to the Wilson family, Verizon IndyCar Series drivers will be donating their helmets from the Sonoma race to the Justin Wilson Memorial Auction on eBay and bidding will be starting soon. To contribute via mail, donations may be sentRead More
After winning the Firestone Pit Performance Award for spending the least amount of time on pit lane at Pocono Raceway last weekend, the crew of the No. 98 Bryan Herta Autosport Honda driven by IndyCar Series rookie Gabby Chaves donated their $10,000 prize money to Wilson’s Children’s Fund in honor of the late Justin Wilson. Chaves was in contention for the win in the ABC Supply 500 in large part due to the team’s efforts, who won the award for the first time. “It was (the crew’s) decision to makeRead More
After being chosen by the family of the late Justin Wilson to replace the fallen driver and honor his memory, Oriol Servia captured a 12th-place finish in the IndyCar season finale at Sonoma Raceway. Servia was one of Wilson’s closest friends and amid the tragedy the family felt that they would honor him the best way they knew how, at the race track, and he was not alone as Justin’s brother, Stefan, joined him. It was the Spaniard’s first race in the series since the Indianapolis 500 earlier this yearRead More