Search
Close this search box.

Partner

Ryan Preece Released From Local Hospital Following Gnarly Accident at Daytona

Ryan Preece has been transported to a local area hospital after a major accident late in Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series regular-season finale at Daytona International Speedway. Photo Credit: Nigel Kinrade, NKP, Courtesy of Ford Performance

UPDATE (Sunday, August 27 at 2:20 AM ET): Stewart-Haas Racing says Ryan Preece is awake, alert, and mobile, but will remain overnight at Halifax Health Medical Center for continued observation. He will undergo further observation by medical personnel later this morning. An update will be provided in the afternoon.

UPDATE #2 (Sunday, August 27 at 10:52 AM ET): Stewart-Haas Racing says that Ryan Preece was discharged from Halifax Health Medical Center earlier this morning, after his brutal crash late in Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Daytona. Preece is currently on his way home to North Carolina.


Ryan Preece has been transported to a local-area hospital, after a vicious crash in the closing laps of Saturday’s NASCAR Cup Series event at Daytona International Speedway.

The accident, which happened with five laps remaining in the event, became severe when the No. 41 RaceChoice.com Ford Mustang was tipped in front of the pack, before contact from Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Chase Briscoe sent him airborne.

Traveling at a high rate of speed, that contact sent Preece into the air, before the Berlin, Connecticut native’s vehicle came slamming down in the infield, barrel rolling more than 10 times in the process.

With the assistance of the AMR Safety team, Preece was able to climb from the car under his own power but appeared to need assistance standing before being loaded onto the stretcher.

NASCAR did not provide any additional updates on the condition of Preece. However, Greg Zipadelli of Stewart-Haas Racing, tells Jay Pennell of Racing America that the 32-year-old driver was being transported to a local hospital, and was awake and alert.

This is a developing story. Any updates on the condition of Ryan Preece, whether provided by the driver, Stewart-Haas Racing, or NASCAR, will be updated as an update to this story, and if necessary, an additional post.

share it
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
Reddit

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Latest Post

Larson Indianapolis 500 Kyle Larson NASCAR Cup Series
Speeding Penalty Relegates Kyle Larson to 18th-Place Finish in First Indianapolis 500
Noah Gragson crash 2024 Coca-Cola 600 Charlotte Motor Speedway video
Video: Noah Gragson Done for the Day After Crashing Into Backstretch Wall
Kyle Larson Playoff Waiver Hendrick Motorsports NASCAR Cup Series NTT IndyCar Series Indianapolis 500 Coca-Cola 600 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Charlotte Motor Speedway
SRIGLEY: The Kyle Larson Waiver Question Has A Blatantly Obvious Answer
`52524_Charlotte_Cup_Qualifying_KyleLarson_1
Kyle Larson Staying in Indy; Justin Allgaier to Start Coke 600 in No. 5
Charlotte Motor Speedway ROVAl redesign 2024 NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America ROVAL 400
Charlotte Motor Speedway to Adjust ROVAL Layout to Create More Braking Zones
Brenden Queen Champagne Tri County CARS 2024
Brenden Queen Returns to CARS Tour Victory Lane, Jake Bollman Scores First CARS PLM Win - Clone

Join Our Newsletter

Ready to have NASCAR news hand-delivered to your email daily?

Related Article