Santino Ferrucci, a part-time driver in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, will see his bid to run a second Chili Bowl Nationals come to an early conclusion, after a vicious tumble in hot laps prior to Friday’s preliminary action.
The 23-year-old was running in close proximity to another car, when his Dave Mac Dalby Motorsports entry got launched into the air, taking a massive tumble entering turn three, which included multiple significant impacts with the dirt.
— FloRacing (@FloRacing) January 14, 2022
Following the massive shunt, Ferrucci was brought to a local hospital, where he would later be released and diagnosed with a concussion, according to Dave Mac Dalby Motorsports, ultimately ending the weekend for the driver from Woodbury, Connecticut.
.@SantinoFerrucci has been released from the hospital and diagnosed with a concussion.
He is unfortunately done for the weekend.
— Dave Mac Dalby Motorsports (@DaveMacDalby08) January 15, 2022
Shortly after 9:30pm / ET, Ferrucci posted to his Twitter account, saying he had “only a minor concussion”
Only a minor concussion, very happy with the safety of our @webcotube cars. I’m really bummed because Dave and @Cannon_mac08 have been working with me so much this past season and we knew we could run good. I can’t thank them enough & I’ll be back in these midgets soon again 🤘🏻 https://t.co/74OnG1ZvJa
— Santino Ferrucci (@SantinoFerrucci) January 15, 2022
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