|Born||Justin Boyd Wilson|
31 July 1978
|Died||24 August 2015 (aged 37)|
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
|Related to||Stefan Wilson (brother)|
|IZOD IndyCar Series career|
|Former teams||Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing (2008)|
Dreyer & Reinbold Racing (2010–2011)
Dale Coyne Racing (2009, 2012–2014)
Andretti Autosport (2015)
|Best finish||6th in 2013|
|Champ Car World Series|
|Teams||Conquest Racing (2004)|
|Best finish||2nd in 2006, 2007|
|2006, 2007||Greg Moore Legacy Award|
|Formula One World Championship career|
|First entry||2003 Australian Grand Prix|
|Last entry||2003 Japanese Grand Prix|
Justin Boyd Wilson (31 July 1978 – 24 August 2015) was a British professional open-wheel driver. Just before his death, he was competing part-time in the IndyCar Series, driving the No. 25 Honda for Andretti Autosport. Earlier, he competed in the Champ Car series from 2004–07, scoring four wins.
He also competed in Formula One in the 2003 season with Minardi and Jaguar and was the winner of the 2001 International Formula 3000 championship. He was also a winner of the 24 Hours of Daytona. To date, he is the tallest person to have raced in Formula One.
On 23 August 2015, Wilson suffered a traumatic brain injury in an accident at the Pocono Raceway, which caused his death the following day.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Justin Wilson Biography".
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 "IndyCar Driver Justin Wilson Has Died of a Head Injury". ABC News. August 24, 2015. Retrieved August 24, 2015.
- ↑ Glendenning, Mark. "Justin Wilson remains in critical condition with severe head injury". Autosport.com.