INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — News of IndyCar driver Justin Wilson’s death quickly spread Monday evening.
IndyCar made the announcement on Monday night at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Below is a glimpse into sentiment from friends, family and fans of Justin Wilson.
So sad to hear that we lost Justin Wilson today. Thoughts & prayers to his family and friends.
— Jeff Gordon (@JeffGordonWeb) August 25, 2015
Our thoughts and prayers are with Justin Wilson's family and the entire racing community tonight #RIPJustinWilson
— Governor Mike Pence (@GovPenceIN) August 25, 2015
Always smiling, always optimistic; yet so humble and so kind. So sad! Prayers for peace and comfort for his family. https://t.co/nccYOKGf3s
— Dr Jerry Lee Punch (@DocPunchESPN) August 25, 2015
Oh man, my heart is aching another friend gone. Godspeed to one of racing's truest gentlemen. #justinwilson
— Tony Kanaan (@TonyKanaan) August 25, 2015
— Andretti Autosport (@FollowAndretti) August 25, 2015
I just don't have any words…it's a disaster…R.I.P. Justin. Friend. pic.twitter.com/LmYzAECh36
— Mikhail Aleshin (@mikhailaleshin) August 25, 2015
Our thoughts are with Justin Wilson's family and all of @IndyCar.
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) August 25, 2015
Tough day in motorsport today as we loose another great person and driver. RIP Justin. You will be miss. Thoughts and prayers for his family
— Juan Pablo Montoya (@jpmontoya) August 25, 2015
— Simon Pagenaud (@simonpagenaud) August 25, 2015
My heart goes out to the Wilson family of the loss of Justin. He was a great friend and even greater person. He will be sorely missed.#RIPJW
— Michael Andretti (@michaelandretti) August 25, 2015
I will miss the good laughs of my 2007 teammate @justin_wilson & the great conversations in the paddock I am very sad & hurt for his family
— Alex Tagliani (@tagliani) August 25, 2015
No words, just heartbreaking. My thoughts and prayers are with the Wilson family. #RIPJustin
— Holly Wheldon (@hollywheldon) August 25, 2015
He never stopped giving & caring for others. Even at this time. He had pre-chosen to donate his organs to help others in need. #myherojw
— Stefan Wilson (@stef_wilson) August 25, 2015
I have no words. I will miss you so much my friend. Thoughts with Julia, the girls, and Stefan this eve. #RIPJustinWilson
— Pippa Mann (@PippaMann) August 25, 2015
— Conor Daly (@ConorDaly22) August 25, 2015
So distraught to hear the news of Justin's passing. He was such a fantastic human being & will be dearly missed.
— Will Power (@12WillPower) August 25, 2015
I will miss you @justin_wilson so very much. I don't have many heroes, but Stefan and Julia are among them after how strong they've been.
— James Hinchcliffe (@Hinchtown) August 25, 2015