DAYTONA, Fla. (Nexstar Media Wire) – Driver Ryan Newman is in serious condition at Halifax Medical Center after a crash during the last lap of Daytona 500 sent his car flying into the air.
According to a statement from Roush Fenway Racing, Newman's injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.
The racing team added that they are thanking fans for thoughts and prayers, but ask that people respect Newman's privacy and that of his family.
See the full statement below:
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) February 18, 2020