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Drivers Will Power and Pippa Mann, both hurt in the 15-car crash that cast a shadow across the sport, were still dealing with injuries Saturday. Power was hobbling from a back injury; Mann’s right arm was bandaged. She had surgery on her burned right pinkie.

Many of them were planning to attend another service in Indianapolis on Sunday.

“It’s almost indescribable,” driver Ryan Hunter-Reay said. “This is something that I never really experienced in my life. I had a good conversation with Dan on Saturday night about everything that was going to come up. In 2012, we were going to be teammates (at Andretti Autosport).

“I just really looked up to him in many ways. He’s a champion of our sport, he’s everything you would want to be on and off the track. Good has to come of this; it has to. We’ll all go on racing in his name. It’s heartbreaking to see Susie and their two sons and the family. We’re just there for them.”

Drivers and other mourners told stories about Wheldon on a video to be kept for his sons. The letters from Susie and Holly, as well as the eulogy by Wheldon’s best man, would be a powerful addition.

Adrian Sussmann, the best man, talked about how Dan met Susie, who was a public relations representative for Wheldon’s racing sponsor, and how they kept their relationship secret for so long. He spoke about how Wheldon went from the “Dream Team” at Andretti, which also included Franchitti, Kanaan and Byran Herta, to the “Little Team That Could,” the one-car team Herta put together last spring that Wheldon drove to victory in the Indy 500 in May.

“It was a finish that even Hollywood couldn’t have written,” Sussmann said.

Sussmann joked about Wheldon’s obsession to be organized, his pursuit of perfection that made everyone around him better, how he felt that he never gave a bad interview and that he was the rock of the family.

“His happiness came from the fact that he had everything in life that money can’t buy,” Sussmann said.

Susie’s letter recalled meeting Dan at a photo shoot in 2003, when she asked the “cocky and stylish” driver what his backup plan was if racing didn’t work out.

“I don’t have one,” Wheldon told her.

“I never met anyone who believes in themselves as much as you do,” she wrote in the letter.

She said Dan had equal passion for racing as he did his family. She promised that their boys — she called them Wheldon’s “greatest accomplishment” — will grow up knowing what a loving father he was.

“I can still feel your love around me,” she wrote. “Not even death can take that away.”