Update 9:13 p.m. central time zone
Steve O Donnell NASCAR Deveolpment Officer- Mr. Newman is in serious condition doctors have indicated that the injuries are non life threatening more information will be provided as it is released.
This is developing story-
Nascar driver Ryan Newman was seconds away from finishing first in the Daytona 500 race. Mr. Newman’s car was sent flying into the air and skidded along the track towards the finish line. Newman did not immediately appear to get out of his car and a stretcher was rushed to the wreck vehicle. Newman was taken to a local Dayton Beach hospital. No word at this time on Mr. Newmans condition.