Racecar driver Tim McCreadie was injured in a crash Wednesday night:
RacingWest - Former World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion and longtime Advance Auto Parts Super DIRTcar Modified Series competitor Tim McCreadie suffered a back injury in a wild crash Wednesday night during the 23rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
McCreadie, 34, of Watertown, N.Y., was found to have a fractured T-3 vertebra and floating bone fragments in his back after flipping over the turn-one fence of the indoor one-fifth-mile dirt track while leading the night's first 'A' qualifier. The rearend of McCreadie's Midget broke right-of-center as he set the car into the first corner, sending him into a high-flying series of flips that ended with his machine landing upside down on a parked Bobcat vehicle and then falling to the concrete floor on its frame rails. more
Whilte it's uncertain when McCreadie might be able to return to the track, he is expected to make a full recovery. Unfortunately, he lacks health insurance. USAC has made arrangements to collect funds to help him cover medical costs:
Tim McCreadie Support Fund
4910 West 16th St.
Speedway, IN 46224