Aric Almirola cut out of car, airlifted to hospital after vicious wreck at Kansas


Aric Almirola was airlifted to the University of Kansas Medical Center for observation after he was involved in a three-car crash in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. He is awake and alert.

UPDATE: Richard Petty Motorsports announced early Sunday that Aric Almirola would be kept overnight in a hospital for observation. He is in stable condition.

Danica Patrick and Joey Logano were uninjured in the incident in Turn 2 on Lap 200 of the 267-lap race.

The race was stopped for 27 minutes, 41 seconds while safety and rescue workers cut off the top of Almirola’s Ford Fusion and removed him on a backboard. Watch...

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14 May 2017


By Jerry Bonkowski