IRL: Sam Schmidt and Tracy Hash Medical update (Oct. 21)

PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE MEDICAL UPDATE INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 1999 - An update of the conditions of driver Sam Schmidt and crew member Tracy Hash, injured during the Mall.com 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, issued by Dr.

PEP BOYS INDY RACING LEAGUE MEDICAL UPDATE

INDIANAPOLIS, Oct. 21, 1999 - An update of the conditions of driver Sam Schmidt and crew member Tracy Hash, injured during the Mall.com 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, issued by Dr. Henry Bock, Pep Boys Indy Racing League director of medical services: Schmidt and Hash underwent surgery Thursday at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis under the guidance of Dr. Kevin Scheid. Both remained in surgery as of 5 p.m. (EDT). The procedures should be complete by the late afternoon or early evening. Treadway Racing driver Schmidt is in good condition with a fractured left foot and a fractured toe on his right foot. He was injured in an accident during the race Oct. 17. Hubbard-Immke crew member Hash is in good condition with a compound fracture of the left leg above the ankle. He was injured in a pit-road accident during practice Oct. 16. Further updates will be provided when available. Get-well cards and wishes can be sent to Schmidt and Hash at: Methodist Hospital I-65 at 21st Street Indianapolis, IN 46206

Helping hand: Pep Boys Indy Racing League team owner Tom Kelley provided his jet to fly injured Hubbard-Immke crew members Tom Bose and Jeff Howerton from Dallas to Indianapolis after their release from the hospital Tuesday. Bose, Howerton and other Hubbard-Immke crew members who stayed in Texas to assist in their co-workers' recovery flew Wednesday to Indy in Kelley's jet. Kelley owns the cars driven by Mall.com 500 winner Mark Dismore and Scott Sharp.

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Series IndyCar
Drivers Scott Sharp , Mark Dismore , Sam Schmidt