On the Daytona 500 event taking place on the 18th, February, racer Ryan Newman (42 years old, American) ended up the race with an unexpectedly awful accident. Luckily, after then, he made a really quick recovery.
The accident took place in the last race and Newman was the first leading racer. Just in a flash of surprise, Ryan Blaney’s racing car, behind the car of Newman hit his car hardly.
The video recorded showed that both of the cars just closely passed each other. However, the speed of each other was up to 321 km per hour, which made the car of Newman lost control and crashed into the protection wall. After then, the car continued to crash into another car and slid a really long distance on the racing course. The friction caused by the car with the surface of the road burnt Newman’s car in the fire.
Immediately, the rescue team came to the scene to put off the fire and pull Newman out of the unlucky racing car. The racer after then was taken to the hospital by the emergency ambulance.
Unfortunately came up with this awful accident, however, Newman successfully made a really quick recovery. On the 19th of February, the racing team that Newman is taking part in as a member, which is Roush Fenway announced that he had come around and could make conversation with doctors as well as his family.
“Ryan and his family wanted to send their sincere thanks to many best wishes of Newman’s fans from the bottom of their heats all across America.” Roush Fenway added.
According to the analysis of WYRK, that NASCAR made a timely decision to apply more air pads inside these racing cars has decreased the pressure being created in accidents and help Ryan Newman safely stay away from bad injury condition.