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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.
Ryan Newman, top, goes airborne as he is hit by Corey LaJoie (32) on the final lap of the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Daytona Beach. Sunday's race was postponed because of rain. [JOHN RAOUX | AP]

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: