In 2009 former IndyCar Series champion and Indianapolis 500 winner Dan Wheldon replaced Meira in the Panther Racing  #4 car, with the U.S. National Guard as the primary sponsor. Veteran driver Scott Sharp competed in the #16 Patron car for the team at the Indy 500. Wheldon’s best performance of the year was the 2nd place at Indy-500, a race that has almost always been successful for him. Later the season Dan repeated the 2nd-place finish at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. He was tenth in the championship standings with 354 points.

SeasonSeriesEvent
2009IZOD IndyCar Series
Driver No.Entrant
Dan Wheldon4Panther Racing
ChassisEngineCar Name
Dallara IR-05HondaNational Guard
Scale ManufacturerCollection
1:64Hot Wheels
Cat. No.QualityRarity
T4927 Asst. P7301 1130AZ