Penske Racing Updates Regarding Medical Condition of Keselowski

Mooresville, North Carolina

Story Highlights

  • Keselowski crashed in testing
  • Cleared to race at Pocono

Statement from Penske Racing regarding Brad Keselowski

August 3: “Brad Keselowski was involved in an accident today at Road Atlanta while testing. He was transported to an Atlanta area hospital for further evaluation. Brad was able to exit the car under his own power, but as a precautionary measure was taken to the hospital. Penske Racing will provide further communication as details become known."

Penske Racing quote on Brad Keselowski and NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway

August 4: "Due to Brad Keselowski's accident while testing at Road Atlanta yesterday, he will not participate in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race this weekend at Iowa Speedway. Parker Kligerman will practice the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger on Friday, while Sam Hornish Jr. will qualify and race the car on Saturday. Penske Racing will continue to evaluate Brad's condition. Further information will be provided as it becomes known."

Brad Keselowski, Penske Racing Dodge
Brad Keselowski, Penske Racing Dodge

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Dr. Jerry Petty comments on Brad Keselowski

August 4: “After meeting with Brad Keselowski today it became clear that, despite an avulsion fracture of the left ankle, he would be able to compete this weekend at Pocono Raceway without any limitations. Mr. Keselowski saw an orthopedic surgeon this afternoon who indicated that he would be able to put weight on the foot as necessary and should not be inhibited in any way.”

Penske Racing quote on Brad Keselowski being cleared to race at Pocono

August 4: “Following careful evaluation, Brad Keselowski has been cleared by respected neurologist Dr. Jerry Petty, M.D. for participation in the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Brad is excited to get back in the car and ready to compete this weekend. Sam Hornish, Jr. will now be able to practice, qualify and race the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger this weekend at Iowa Speedway.”

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Drivers Brad Keselowski , Parker Kligerman , Sam Hornish Jr. , Sam Hornis
Teams Team Penske
Tags iowa, keselowski, nationwide, nns, nscs, penske, pocono, sprint cup