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Mario Andretti

Wilson understood, accepted risks of racing in IndyCar

Justin Wilson was seriously injured in IndyCar crashes twice in a two-year span. Both times, the veteran driver returned to competition unwavering in his love for the sport and his acceptance of the risks. The British driver was adamant that he and his wife understood the dangers of his profession. But he loved racing so much, he fought hard to return from a broken back in 2011, and a broken pelvis and bruised lung in 2013. Wilson knew that death was a possibility in the dangerous world of auto racing. On Monday night, he died in a Pennsylvania hospital of a head injury suffered one day earlier when he was hit in the helmet with a piece of debris from another car at Pocono Raceway. He was...