Charlotte: Tony Stewart injury update

Stewart Sustains Fracture of Right Scapula from Accident in Nextel Cup Race at Charlotte HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (May 28, 2006) - Joe Gibbs Racing driver Tony Stewart sustained a fracture of his right scapula in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR...

Stewart Sustains Fracture of Right Scapula from Accident in Nextel Cup Race at Charlotte

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., (May 28, 2006) - Joe Gibbs Racing driver Tony Stewart sustained a fracture of his right scapula in Sunday's Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race when a flat right front tire sent his No. 20 Chevrolet into the SAFER barrier on the outside retaining wall of turn one

Stewart was running in the 25th position when the accident happened on lap 33 of the 400-lap race.

According to doctors at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C., a CT scan revealed a minimally displaced fracture at the tip of the right scapula.

Stewart is scheduled to meet with Joe Gibbs Racing's team physicians on Tuesday for further evaluation.

An update on Stewart's condition will be provided following that evaluation.

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Series NASCAR Sprint Cup
Drivers Tony Stewart
Teams Joe Gibbs Racing