IRL: Indy 500: Nakano crew member released from Methodist

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 25, 2003 -- Doug Hardwick, the vent man for Shinji Nakano's No. 54 Beard Papa's Dallara/Honda/Firestone, was released in good condition from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on May 25 after a pit-road accident during...

INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 25, 2003 -- Doug Hardwick, the vent man for Shinji Nakano's No. 54 Beard Papa's Dallara/Honda/Firestone, was released in good condition from Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on May 25 after a pit-road accident during the 87th Indianapolis 500, said Dr. Henry Bock, director of medical services for the Indy Racing League.

Hardwick, from Indianapolis, was hit by the left rear tire of Nakano's car as Nakano left the pits after a pit stop.

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