Sandage, Wan (1)
Basic info
First appearance: The Phantom Menace
Species/Type: Devlikk
Events: Boontha Eve Classic (32BBY)
Wan Sandage, from the planet of Ord Radama, was a male Devlikk who was a Podracer pilot around the time of the Invasion of Naboo, and the father of Wan Sandage Junior. Racing with an Elsinore-Cordova Engineering TurboDyne 99-U Podracer, Sandage gained popularity on the planet of Ord Ibanna. Considered to be something of a playboy on his homeworld, Sandage had a following of female fans that watched his races with earnest, although due to his biological makeup he had a natural discombobulation that caused him to lose his sense of direction when off of Ord Radama. Sandage also held onto a rather one-sided rivalry with the Dug Podracer pilot Sebulba. Due to his species' naturally short lifespan, Sandage believed that in order to preserve his name into the record books he would need to overcome Sebulba in one major racing event. Willing to cheat to gain the upper-hand, Wan Sandage sought out the Glymphid assassin Aldar Beedo, who was a Podracer himself, to eliminate Sebulba during the upcoming Boonta Eve Classic of 32 BBY, in which Sandage would also participate. After paying two hefty sums of money to Beedo, the pair set out to eliminate the Dug. During the Boonta race, Beedo was unable to eliminate Sebulba, falling behind the Dug and finishing in third place. Sandage on the other hand never finished, crashing during the second lap after going off course and slamming into a Jawa sandcrawler. Sandage cobbled together what he could from his downed TurboDyne and rebuilt it for the Vinta Harvest Classic on the Gran held planet of Malastare. Beedo also accompanied Sandage again, and came close to shooting Sebulba down during the race with a blaster. The hit failed again, however. Wan Sandage eventually succumbed to senility and died during 29 BBY, prompting Aldar Beedo to drop his contract on Sebulba, instead opting to work for the Dug. Sandage's son carried on his father's legacy through 24 BBY. Wan Sandage Jr. proved his skill on numerous courses, but was commonly mistaken for the elder Wan Sandage.
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Podracer | Quadinaros, Ben | Toong | Skywalker, Anakin | Ronto (Creature) | Bantha (Creature) | Dewback (Creature) | Binks, Jar Jar | Gungan | Sebulba | Bolt, Dud | Mawhonic | Beedo, Aldar | Tyerell, Ratts | Holdfast, Clegg | Endocott, Ebe E. | Gasgano | Roor, Boles | Pagalies, Teemto | Veknoid | Nale, Kam | Roose, Ark | Eopie (Creature) | Boontha Eve Classic (32BBY)

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