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Sebastian Wheldon pays an emotional tribute to his Dad

It was an emotional scene yesterday at Indy when 9-year-old Sebastian Wheldon took his kart for a spin at the Brickyard as he paid a tribute to his famous father.

Two-time Indy 500 winner Dan Wheldon died in a crash at Las Vegas in 2011 when Sebastian was just two-years-old.

The youngster raced up and down the Speedway's main straight before stopping and kissing the legendary bricks, just like his Dad did after winning in the blue-ribbon event in 2005.

"He’s got Dan’s DNA," family friend Scott Dixon said of Sebastian.

"That’s all Dan wanted to do."