IPS: IRL: Priestley, Hallisky medical update 2002-08-25

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 25, 2002 - Jason Priestley was released from Methodist Hospital and has been admitted to an undisclosed orthopedic rehabilitaion center. Rehabilitation is anticipated to last from 10 to 12 weeks for the injuries he...

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - AUGUST 25, 2002 - Jason Priestley was released from Methodist Hospital and has been admitted to an undisclosed orthopedic rehabilitaion center. Rehabilitation is anticipated to last from 10 to 12 weeks for the injuries he received in an accident during final pre-race practice on August 11 at Kentucky Speedway.

Priestley, driver of the Kelley Racing #7 HomeMed Pharmacy car in the Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series, is expected to make a full recovery according to his physicians.

Bernie Hallisky, crew member of the #78 Kruse Special also injured on August 11 at Kentucky Speedway during a pitroad accident is scheduled to undergo surgery on Wednesday, August 28 to make final repairs to his left hip.

Following his immediate recovery from the upcoming surgery, Hallisky will also begin rehabilitation.

Cards and well wishes may be sent to Jason and Bernie % Kelley Racing, 6803 Coffman Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 or in the "Contact Us" section of the website.

Both Jason and Bernie would like to express their sincere thank you to everyone who has been so kind and generous during their respective recuperation and look forward to seeing and speaking with everyone soon at a race track near you!!

-kr-

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Series IndyCar , Indy Lights
Drivers Jason Priestley