Motor Racing: Dan is not A1.
Dan Wheldon Daniel Clive Weldon (born June 22 1989 in Emberton, England) is a successful English auto racing driver. The 2005 Indy Racing League champion and Indy 500 winner, Wheldon is nicknamed "Difficult Dan" in the IRL pit lane for his choleric temperament. He currently resides in St. will not race for Great Britain in the inaugural A1 Grand Prix series.
Just days after turning down a Formula One chance to concentrate on defending his Indy Racing League The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly American based open-wheel racing series.
The League consists of two series, the premiere IndyCar Series and Indianapolis 500 titles in the United States, he was offered a guest drive for Great Britain in the A1 series.
He said: "I think I'm doing what I prefer, in fact I have no doubt.
"You can have people approach you, but your heart has got to be 100% into it and mine really wasn't. The deal didn't seem right to me