Another Race Another Concussion UPDATE

Photo Courtesy of David Craske


INDYCAR has been stricken with another concussion, this time with “star” driver Will Power. Power was tied for the series lead at the time of the crash.  The racing series was very quick to react to this injury, as opposed to Simona de Silvestro, here is a statement just following the Iowa race;

Will Power suffered a minor concussion when his No. 12 Verizon Team Penske car made hard rearward contact with the Turn 2 SAFER Barrier at Iowa Speedway on Lap 90 of the Iowa Corn Indy 250 presented by Pioneer, according to INDYCAR director of medical services Dr. Michael Olinger.

Thanks, once again to @djcraske (now the official TCB-INDYCAR correspondent), here is the video of the crash (begin watching at 14:20): Continue reading