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IndyCar driver Hawksworth out with heart contusion

by KIX 101.1/ 1230 KFJB Sports Department posted Jul 7 2014 10:09AM

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jack Hawksworth missed the IndyCar race Sunday at Pocono because of a heart contusion.

Hawksworth was injured Saturday in an accident during the second practice session.

He was evaluated and released from the infield care center. Hawksworth stayed overnight for observation at a hospital and was released Sunday.

Hawksworth will be re-evaluated by the IndyCar medical team Tuesday before being cleared to drive next week at Iowa Speedway.

The 23-year driver from Bradford, England, was coming off a season-best third-place finish at Houston. After his accident in practice, he did not make a qualifying attempt.

"Just a little bit sore. I think I'll be cleared to drive, so that's not a problem," he said.

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07/07/2014 10:10AM
IndyCar driver Hawksworth out with heart contusion
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