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Racing world reacts to Ryan Newman’s horrific Daytona 500 crash

NASCAR announced late Monday that Newman is in serious condition, but his injuries are not life-threatening.

NASCAR veteran Ryan Newman is in serious condition after a horrific crash in the closing moments of Monday night’s Daytona 500. Members of the racing community are sharing their concerns on Twitter.

From NASCAR itself:

From NASCAR driver Corey LaJoie, whose car slammed into Newman:

From Will Power, the 2014 IndyCar Series champion:

From Tony Stewart, who was Newman’s boss and teammate at Stewart-Haas Racing:

From racing legend Mario Andretti:

From seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson:

From former IndyCar champion Ryan Hunter-Reay:

From Newman’s former team, Richard Childress Racing:

From former Cup Series competitor Dale Earnhardt Jr.:

From reigning IndyCar champion Josef Newgarden:

From the athletics account of Purdue University, where Newman attended:

From Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., where Newman is from:

From IndyCar veteran and former Grand Prix winner Graham Rahal:

From reigning NASCAR champion Kyle Busch:

And from 2018 NASCAR champion Joey Logano: