Sport Ryan Newman updates: NASCAR driver 'awake and speaking' after Daytona 500 crash

23:45  18 february  2020
23:45  18 february  2020 Source:   sportingnews.com

Ryan Newman's terrifying crash mars finish to Daytona 500 won by Denny Hamlin

  Ryan Newman's terrifying crash mars finish to Daytona 500 won by Denny Hamlin Denny Hamlin won his second-straight Daytona 500, but the victory was subdued after Ryan Newman’s car flipped as they raced toward the checkered flag. About a football field from the finish, Newman led the race only to get turned by Ryan Blaney. As Newman’s car crashed behind them, Hamlin beat Blaney to the finish. Newman was blocking Blaney as they came to the finish line and got turned into the wall before the car went upside down. Here is the final lap of the Daytona 500 in which Ryan Newman's car was flipped at the line. We will continue to keep you updated on his status as we learn more. pic.twitter.

Messages of support have been pouring in for NASCAR driver Ryan Newman , who is in a “serious but not life-threatening” condition after his horror crash on the last NASCAR has avoided fatal crashes since Dale Earnhardt died at the Daytona 500 in 2001, prompting rigourous new safety measures.

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR driver Ryan Newman was taken to a hospital after a crash . Newman crossed the finish line with his car upside LIVE UPDATES : 9 p.m. After his win, Denny Hamlin told reporters that “ Ryan ’s a tough guy," and that he’s waiting for everyone else for an update .

a group of people riding on the back of a motorcycle© Provided by Sporting News Ryan Newman was in the lead in the final lap of the Daytona 500, just ahead of Denny Hamlin and Ryan Blaney heading into Turn 4. Blaney bumped the back of Newman's car, sending Newman spinning into the wall. Another car then hit Newman's No. 6 and launched him into the air and down the speedway. The No. 6 Ford came to a stop upside down and in flames. The AMR safety team was there within seconds and Newman was taken straight to Halifax Medical Center in Daytona Beach.

"[Newman] is in serious condition, but doctors have indicated his injuries are not life threatening," Roush Fenway Racing said in a statement Monday night. "We appreciate your thoughts and prayers and ask that you respect the privacy of Ryan and his family during this time. We appreciate your patience and cooperation and we will provide more information as it becomes available."

Hamlin barely edged out Blaney to win his second straight Daytona 500 victory. It was the second closest race in the history of the "Great American Race." Hamlin promptly celebrated with a fist pump and burnouts, but his focus quickly shifted when he heard the severity of Newman's crash.

“It’s a weird balance of excitement and happiness for yourself, but obviously someone’s health and their family is bigger than any win in any sport,” Hamlin said in an interview with ESPN. “We’re just hoping for the best.”

How did driver Ryan Newman survive that NASCAR crash at Daytona?

  How did driver Ryan Newman survive that NASCAR crash at Daytona? Though inherently dangerous, NASCAR has helped keep its drivers alive after the death of Dale Earnhardt in the 2001 Daytona 500.Yet somehow the driver, Ryan Newman, survived it Monday night.

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman is in serious but non-life-threatening condition following a fiery crash at the end of Monday night's Daytona 500 , officials say. " Ryan Newman is bring treated at Halifax Medical Center," said a statement by Newman 's racing team, Roush Fenway Racing.

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Discount Tire Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Cup Series 62nd Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona Here's the end of the Daytona 500 - Denny Hamlin wins his third but the real story is Ryan Newman , who ended up on his roof after a scary crash at the

NASCAR hasn't lost an active driver in its three major circuits since the death of Dale Earnhardt in 2001.

Below are the latest updates on Newman's condition.

Ryan Newman updates

3:45 p.m. ET — Ryan Newman is "awake and speaking with family and doctors," according to the official Roush Fenway Twitter account.

11:51 a.m. ET — The president of Roush Fenway Racing said Newman remains hospitalized Tuesday morning, but a further update on the driver's condition was not given.

NASCAR at Las Vegas live race updates, results, highlights from 2020 Pennzoil 400 .
Sporting News is tracking live lap-by-lap updates and highlights from the Pennzoil 400. Follow here for complete results from NASCAR's race in Las Vegas.The qualifying session for the race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway was canceled on Saturday due to rain, meaning the starting field has been set according to the order of the final 2019 owner points. That will give Las Vegas native Kyle Busch the pole position, though he won't be there for long: Busch, Hamlin (starting in fourth) and Christopher Bell (22nd) will all be required to drop to the rear of the pack after failing pre-qualifying inspection.

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