Ryan Newman is all set to join the grid after his horrific crash in this years Daytona 500. He got into a severe accident during the last lap of the Daytona 500 in February. The 42-year-old driver was hospitalized for two days with some serious wounds after his crash.
A slow-motion video of his Daytona 500 crash reveals the severity of his crash. His car flips in the air and hits another car and he lands roof first. It is a miracle that the driver got out of the accident and recovered.
Newman was in a position to win the Daytona 500 on the race’s final turn before everything went wrong, leaving him hospitalized and his colleagues trying to sort out a chaotic finish. In the lap 185, The Big One hit the grid, triggering a massive wreck involving at least 20 cars. The race was red-flagged as a result and Denny Hamlin won the race after the restart.
After the crash Newman confirmed over the weekend that he had a bad head injury. His statement said, “I was fortunate to avoid any internal organ damage or broken bones.” “I did sustain a head injury for which I’m currently being treated. The doctors have been pleased with my progression over the last few days.”
Ryan Newman Announces he will return to racing when NASCAR racing resumes. Newman reported his arrangement to come back to the track during the broadcast of the NASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Talladega Superspeedway.
Newman said on Sunday that he will come back to racing when the season continues. “That’s the absolute plan, for sure,” Newman said. “I’m healthy. I’ve been blessed with another layer of this situation giving me more time to heal and look forward to being back in the seat.”