Wilson funeral set for Sept. 10 in Northamptonshire

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The funeral of Justin Wilson will take place at 11:45 a.m. Sept. 10 at St. James the Great Church in Paulersbury, Northamptonshire.

A reception will follow in Hall 5, The Wing at the Silverstone circuit.

Wilson succumbed Aug. 24 to a head injury sustained in a race the previous day. A memorial service in Indianapolis will be held later in the month. Details are forthcoming.

#BadassWilsonNumerous fund-raising initiatives for the Wilson family are ongoing, and the Justin Wilson Memorial Auction begins Sept. 16 on eBay with helmets worn by Verizon IndyCar Series drivers in the Aug. 30 race at Sonoma Raceway being auctioned first. Sign up for updates at www.wilsonchildrensfund.com.

Tribute T-shirts and stickers with the logo (right) are available for purchase online HERE.

Wilson Children’s Fund
c/o Forum Credit Union
PO Box 50738
Indianapolis, IN 46250-0738

UK-based supporters can send donations to:

John White Funeral Directors, Donations Wilson
188/190 Watling Street
Towcester, NN12 6DB

Following the Verizon IndyCar Series finale at Sonoma Raceway, American Honda Motor Company and Honda Performance Development contributed $50 per lap completed in the race by each of the 13 Honda to the Wilson Children’s Fund, which totaled $53,950. With 1,179 tires used during the race weekend, Firestone donated $29,475 to the Wilson Children's Fund.

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