The World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway was finally awarded last year with a place of its own on the NASCAR Cup Series calendar.
This weekend sees the second annual running of the Enjoy Illinois 300 for the drivers and racing fans of the St. Louis province.
A NASCAR team crew member has been hospitalized after an apparent incident on pit road on Sunday night.
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In stage three of the race WWT Raceway saw, a crew member injured.
Thomas Hatcher is the front tire changer for the No. 43 driven by Erik Jones.
According to Bob Pockrass, Jamie Little reported that Austin Dillon allegedly hit an Erik Jones crew member on his last pit stop.
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Hatcher and another crew member got trapped as the car slid to a stop. Hatcher was seen on the ground afterward.
Jamie Little reported that Austin Dillon hit an Erik Jones crew member on that last pit stop.
— Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) June 5, 2023
An update on the front tire changer of Erik Jones, Thomas Hatcher. The team confirms he is awake and alert.
An update on the front tire changer of Erik Jones, Thomas Hatcher. The team says he is awake and alert. pic.twitter.com/4y7vKUB6ul
— FOX: NASCAR (@NASCARONFOX) June 5, 2023
This is currently a developing story. Additional info and details will be added when released.