Ryan Newman, in serious condition after a major accident at the end of the Daytona 500



Newman's accident on the 500 Daytona Miles.
Mark J. Rebilas USA TODAY Sports

The American Denny Hamlin, of the team Joe Gibbs Racing, I won for the third time in 500 Miles of Daytona after the postponement because of the rain. This is the second consecutive triumph of the 39-year-old pilot, the first to achieve this milestone since Sterling Marlin did it in 1995.

Hamlin super for 0.014 seconds at Ryan Blaney, of the Penske Championship Racing team, the second closest in the history of the race, after Hamlin's victory over Martin Truex Jr. in 2016, when the difference remained in 0.01 seconds.

Hamlin joins six pilots of the Hall of Fame as winners of three or more Daytona 500. Draws Dale Jarrett, who gave JGR his first victory at the Daytona 500 in 1993, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Allison.

Now his goal is to reach Cale Yarborough, who achieved four wins, while the best brand of all time is held by Richard Petty with seven.

Ryan Newman's accident

Hamlin's celebration after the triumph was restrained after meeting the scary crash at the end of the last lap what did the pilot suffer Ryan Newman and that he had to be admitted urgently to a local hospital.

“I think sometimes we take for granted how safe cars are, but now the only thing we have to do is pray for Ryan“, said Hamlin, who asked for forgiveness for having had some celebration, after knowing the seriousness of the accident suffered by Newman, who according to the latest medical reports is in serious condition, but without your life being in danger.

Newman, from 42 years, which runs with the Roush Fenway Racing team, suffered the serious accident in the last lap of the race and according to the official statement of the NASCAR, the doctors who attend him at the Halifax Medical Center, in Daytona Beach (Florida), where he was admitted urgently, have managed to stabilize his clinical condition, without his injuries threatening his life.

The injured pilot was taken from the car by rescue personnel from Daytona International Speedway, where the race was held, after dump your car and be hit by another vehicle and on the pilot's side.

American president Donald Trump, who made a great entrance on the track on Sunday before the rain race was postponed, a tweet he was praying for Newman, after being informed of the accident. “Praying for Ryan Newman, a brave and great NASCAR driver!”, Says Trump.

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