Statement from Tim Donahue, CEO Nextel

The following is a statement from Tim Donahue, president and CEO of Nextel, the sponsor of NASCAR's premier series, expressing his and the company's support of the families and teams touched by Sunday's accident. "We are profoundly saddened by...

The following is a statement from Tim Donahue, president and CEO of Nextel, the sponsor of NASCAR's premier series, expressing his and the company's support of the families and teams touched by Sunday's accident.

"We are profoundly saddened by yesterday's accident and our hearts go out to the Hendrick family, the Hendrick Motorsports teams, the DuPont team, Tony Stewart Motorsports and the families of those we have lost. Words cannot adequately express our sympathies, but we believe that through the strength of the NASCAR community these families will be comforted and supported during this most difficult time.

"On behalf of everyone at Nextel, we offer our prayers to the families of those involved and stand ready to do anything that we can to help."

-nextel-

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