Paul Dana

Race Car Driver

Birthday April 15, 1975

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace Missouri

DEATH DATE Mar 26, 2006 (30)

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Indy Racing League IndyCar Series driver who only started in 4 races before dying tragically in a crash at Homestead-Miami Speedway during a practice session.

Before Fame

He worked as a car mechanic at Bridgestone Racing School and had other jobs as a private racing coach, PR & marketing account representative, and journalist.


In his honor, teammates Buddy Rice and Danica Patrick did not compete at the sight of the fatal crash that year.

Family Life

He is survived by his wife Tonya.

Associated With

David Letterman gave an emotional condolences speech during his Late Night show following the tragedy.