IPS: Arie Luyendyk Jr injured in test at Gateway

ST. LOUIS, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. was released from St. Louis University Hospital after suffering a bruised left shoulder and right heel in a crash during testing Aug. 13 at Gateway ...

ST. LOUIS, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2002 -- Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series driver Arie Luyendyk Jr. was released from St. Louis University Hospital after suffering a bruised left shoulder and right heel in a crash during testing Aug. 13 at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Ill.

Luyendyk, 20, son of two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Arie Luyendyk, was testing for the Gateway 100, scheduled for Aug. 25, when his No. 5 Luyendyk Racing Dallara/Infiniti/Firestone hit the wall exiting Turn 2 at approximately 8:45 a.m. (CDT).

He was transported via ground for X-rays after complaining of pain in his left shoulder and right heel. All X-rays were negative. He was released at approximately noon (CDT).

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Series Indy Lights
Drivers Arie Luyendyk , Arie Luyendyk Jr.