Thursday, August 27, 2015

Justin Wilson 'saved six lives' after organ donation


Justin Wilson of England driver of the HP/Dreyer & Reinbold Racing Dallara Honda walks from pitlane after the race was postponed due to weather during the Itaipava Sao Paulo Indy 300 on May 1, 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

CNN) — Tributes have continued to flow for IndyCar driver Justin Wilson, who died Monday of injuries sustained during a race crash.

The 37-year-old Briton was struck in the head by debris from another driver's car in the latest round of the single-seater series at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania.

The IndyCar organization has announced that its drivers will wear a special logo, honoring Wilson, on helmets in this weekend's racing at Sonoma Raceway in California.

Fans will also be able to purchase special memorabilia, sporting the logo, with proceeds going to his two children.

The most touching tribute came from Wilson's younger brother Stefan, who revealed that his sibling was an organ donor and had helped to "save six lives today." Continue reading


No comments: