Dan Wheldon's death rocks NASCAR

Updated: October 18, 2011, 10:43 AM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

CONCORD, N.C. -- On Saturday night, Jimmie Johnson was in the infield hospital at Charlotte Motor Speedway making sure he'd received no serious injuries from a violent head-on collision with the Turn 2 wall.

On Sunday, the five-time defending Sprint Cup champion was in front of a television at home with his wife and daughter, his jaw wide open, watching with the rest of the racing world the horrific crash at Las Vegas Motor Speedway that took the life of reigning Indianapolis ...

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