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Vroom! Indy 500 Winner Races to Walt Disney World

Darrell Fry

by , Sports Media Director, Walt Disney World Resort

Fresh off his Indianapolis 500 victory a few weeks ago, IndyCar driver Dan Wheldon served as grand marshal in a parade at Magic Kingdom Park yesterday. And to top it off, it was his 33rd birthday.

Indy 500 Winner Dan Wheldon as Grand Marshal at Magic Kingdom Park

Wheldon, a British race car driver who lives in St. Petersburg, FL., is spending a couple of days at Walt Disney World Resort with his wife, Susie, and their two sons before heading back to the racing circuit where he also works periodically as a TV commentator.

Check out the video of his visit. Who wants to race him at Tomorrowland Speedway?


  • Dan Wheldon is awesome! How do you become a grand marshall in the celebrate a dream come true parade?

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