Indianapolis 500 starter and former NASCAR hopeful Bryan Clauson was airlifted to a hospital Saturday night after being injured in the 39th annual Belleville (Kansas) Nationals midget race. Accordi… - From USA TODAY Sports
By Brant James, USA Today 8 hours ago According to a report by Racer.com, the 27-year-old had taken the lead before encountering lapped traffic, hitting the wall and then being struck by an on-coming vehicle.
Emergency crews required around a half hour to extricate him before he was sent to a Lincoln hospital, according to the report.
Clauson, the defending race-winner, was running his 116th of a planned 200 midget and sprint starts this season.
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