After a terrifying crash at the Daytona 500, NASCAR officials say Ryan Newman’s injuries are not life threatening.
They also ask for privacy for Newman and his family.
Statement on status of Roush Fenway Racing driver Ryan Newman:
Ryan Newman is being treated at Halifax Medical Center. He is in serious condition, but doctors have indicated his injuries are not life threatening. We appreciate your thoughts and prayers and ask that you respect the privacy of Ryan and his family during this time. We appreciate your patience and cooperation and we will provide more information as it becomes available.
— Cpt. Cornelius Wallace (@CoreyWallace865) February 18, 2020
Denny Hamlin discussed his second consecutive win at the Daytona 500 and the horrific last-turn crash that led to Ryan Newman being transported to the hospital.
Social media has been flooded with prayers for Ryan, wishing him a speedy recovery and being thankful he’s alive.
Praying for @RyanJNewman, hope he is ok 🙏
— Kurt Busch (@KurtBusch) February 18, 2020
Speedy recovery, Ryan Newman. Never in my life have I been so relieved to type this.
— Mike Davis (@MikeDavis88) February 18, 2020
Praying for @RyanJNewman right now.
— Tony Stewart (@TonyStewart) February 18, 2020
Big prayers for Newman
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) February 18, 2020
This shit is real. We’re all on the road together doing what we love. Please let @RyanJNewman be ok here. 🙏
— Clint Bowyer (@ClintBowyer) February 18, 2020
Dang I hope Newman is ok. That is worst case scenerio and I had nowhere to go but smoke.
— Corey LaJoie (@CoreyLaJoie) February 18, 2020
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