CHAMPCAR/CART: RuSPORT on da Matta's Road America accident

Cristiano da Matta Involved in Crash at Road America RuSPORT driver hits deer on track; airlifted to hospital ELKHART LAKE, Wisc., Aug. 3, 2006 -- Champ Car World Series driver Cristiano da Matta ( ...

Cristiano da Matta Involved in Crash at Road America
RuSPORT driver hits deer on track; airlifted to hospital

ELKHART LAKE, Wisc., Aug. 3, 2006 -- Champ Car World Series driver Cristiano da Matta (#10 RuSPORT Ford-Cosworth / Lola / Bridgestone) was involved in an on-track incident during today's open test session at Road America. Da Matta collided with a deer that had wandered onto the track, at approximately 3:08 pm CDT today.

Da Matta was quickly airlifted to Theda Clark Memorial Hospital in Neenah, Wisc. No further information on his condition is available at this time. Updates will be released by RuSPORT as they become available.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Cristiano da Matta
Teams HART