NASCAR pit lane accident injures crew member of Ryan Blaney’s No. 12 team at Indianapolis Motor Speedway


The red flag came out on Sunday during the NASCAR Cup Series race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after an accident on the pit lane temporarily interrupted the afternoon action and injured a crew member of the team. pilot Ryan Blaney. The pit lane crash occurred during the warning of the competition on the 16th lap of the race. The NBC program identified the team member of the No. 12 pit team as a rear tire changer Zach Price. Price was changing the tires on Blaney’s car at the time of the accident.

Martin Truex, Ryan Blaney, Christopher Bell, Chris Buescher, Ryan Preece, Ricky Stenhouse, Justin Allgaier and Brennan Poole were all involved in the accident, according to Matt Weaver of AutoWeek. You can see the scene below, via NASCAR:

Although the accident was a frightening sight, the good news is that Price appeared to be in good shape afterwards as he lifted his thumb while loaded in an ambulance.

The red flag lasted just over 11 minutes, then the race was able to resume. The race had already been delayed at the start due to a series of lightning strikes near the track. The price would be dealt with for a leg injury.


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