Less than 48 hours after his terrifying crash at the Daytona 500, NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has already been released from the hospital.
His racing team, Roush Fenway Racing, issued the following statement.
CBS reports NASCAR driver Ryan Newman has been released Wednesday from the hospital days after a terrifying crash during the final lap of Daytona 500.
His racing team, Roush Fenway Racing, posted a photo of the 42-year-old with his daughters leaving the medical center where he was treated.
The crash on Monday left Newman with serious injuries. Earlier Wednesday, his team said he continued “to show great improvement.”
Roush Fenway also said that Newman “has also been joking around with staff, friends and family while playing with his two daughters.” An earlier tweet included a photo of Newman in a hospital gown with his daughters.
Ryan Newman Continues Great Improvement pic.twitter.com/xIZRiaRApi
— Roush Fenway (@roushfenway) February 19, 2020
— Krissie Newman (@NewmanKrissie) February 19, 2020
After his crash, Social media was flooded with prayers and wishes for a speedy recovery for Ryan from fellow NASCAR drivers and fans.
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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