NASCAR: Keselowski injured
BRASELTON, Ga. ó Brad Keselowski was airlifted to a Georgia hospital following a head-on crash into a wall at Road Atlanta on Wednesday.
Penske Racing said in a statement that Keselowski walked from the car and was taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.
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posted several updates on his Twitter page, including two photos that appeared to show a swollen ankle and an abrasion on his foot.
He posted on Twitter from his hospital bed that he hit a section of wall that did not have an energy-absorbing barrier after the brakes on his No. 2 Dodge failed. He was going over data with his engineers that showed he had slowed from 155 mph to about 100 mph at time of impact.
ěGuess I needed a reminder,î he posted, ě… this racing (stuff) is still dangerous.î
Keselowski posted he was going to be released from the hospital Wednesday and would be fine to race this weekend at Pocono Raceway.
Keselowski is 21st in the standings and trying to earn one of the wild-card berths in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.