BARBERVILLE, FLA. - Feb. 19, 2017 - Three participants in the pit area were injured in an incident at a DIRTcar Nationals World of Outlaws event at Volusia Speedway Park Sunday night when a car went through the fence in turn two. All were treated by emergency personnel immediately according to safety protocol and transported to Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, Fla.
UPDATE: Feb. 20, 11:00AM
Justin Allgaier Motorsports Crew Chief Kelly Kovski sustained injuries during the mishap Sunday night. He is being treated at Halifax Health Medical Center in Daytona Beach, FL. and is listed in stable condition according to a statement issued by Justin on behalf of the family.
The family requests privacy at this time and appreciates all prayers and well wishes. They would also like to thank the first responders and medical staff for their rapid response.
Justin will not compete in the remainder of the DIRTcar Nationals events this year and wishes to thank those teams and crew members who assisted in getting the car loaded so that everyone could get to the hospital to be with Kelly.
The 46th Annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will continue as scheduled with racing tonight.