Dale Jarrett Medical Condition Update

DALE JARRETT UNDERGOING TESTS AT HOSPITAL IN PHOENIX DEARBORN, Mich., October 26, 1998 -- The following is the text of a statement released today by John C. Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain, Phoenix, regarding Dale Jarrett's condition: On ...

DALE JARRETT UNDERGOING TESTS AT HOSPITAL IN PHOENIX

DEARBORN, Mich., October 26, 1998 -- The following is the text of a statement released today by John C. Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain, Phoenix, regarding Dale Jarrett's condition:

On Sunday afternoon, October 25, Dale Jarrett was transported via helicopter to St. Joseph's Hospital in Phoenix, Arizona from Phoenix International Raceway, where he was diagnosed with gall stones.

At the family's request and in order to consult with Dr. James Magary, a surgeon who specializes in gall bladder ailments, he was discharged from St. Joseph's Hospital and admitted to John C. Lincoln Hospital - North Mountain in Phoenix.

Jarrett has since been undergoing a battery of tests to determine the appropriate course of action. He is listed in fair and stable condition.

Dr. Magary has not ruled out the possibility of Jarrett driving in this weekend's NASCAR Winston Cup event at North Carolina Motor Speedway, the AC Delco 400, on Sunday, November 1.

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Jarrett