Ryan Newman released from hospital after fiery Daytona 500 crash

Ryan Newman's mishap was one of the worst at Daytona since Dale Earnhardt's fatal crash in 2001

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Ryan Newman is fully alert and smiling with his daughters in a new photo Roush Fenway Racing released on Wednesday, February 19.

Safety workers took several minutes to extricate Newman from the auto before he was rushed to the hospital. The team tweeted a photo of Newman holding the hands of his two daughters as he walked out of the front door of Halifax Medical Center. "True to his jovial nature, he has also been joking around with the staff, friends and family while spending time playing with his two daughters", the post read. When Blaney tried to lock onto Newman's bumper to give him a shove the cars didn't align properly and Newman was instead hooked into a spin.

Ryan Newman
Ryan Newman

On Tuesday, the organization said Newman was awake and speaking to his family while in the hospital.

"That is never more evident than during these types of moments, and we want to express our appreciation to everyone at Chip Ganassi Racing as well as Kaulig Racing for allowing Ross to fill in for Ryan in the No. 6 on such short notice". "They are grateful for the unwavering support of the NASCAR community and beyond", Roush Fenway wrote.

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Newman, 42, was injured in a last-lap crash in Monday night's Daytona 500. Then, his auto was struck by a driver behind him with nowhere to go, and ultimately it flipped and then landed on its hood before skidding to a stop.

Details of Newman's injuries have not been released.

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It is not the first time Newman had been involved in a serious crash in Daytona.

Driver Corey LaJoie said he was thankful to hear about Newman's recovery.

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LaJoie hit Newman's vehicle, causing the auto to go airborne again, up and over LaJoie's vehicle, eventually landing upside down. "I'm hearing very optimistic things on Ryan's condition so your prayers are working guys, keep it rolling".

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