NHRA statement on Phoenix fatality

Official NHRA Statement NHRA Arizona Nationals, Feb. 21, 2010 CHANDLER, Ariz. A woman who was struck by a tire earlier today at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital this ...

Official NHRA Statement

NHRA Arizona Nationals, Feb. 21, 2010
CHANDLER, Ariz.

A woman who was struck by a tire earlier today at the NHRA Arizona Nationals at Firebird International Raceway was pronounced dead at Good Samaritan Hospital this evening. The tire became detached from Antron Brown's dragster following an incident during the first round of eliminations. Brown was not injured.

NHRA is investigating the incident. The entire NHRA community is deeply saddened by today's incident and sends its thoughts and prayers to the woman's family and friends.

-source: nhra


See also: Don Schumacher Racing statement on Phoenix fatality

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Drivers Antron Brown , Don Schumacher