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Gidley released from hospital 12 days after Daytona crash

Memo Gidley has been released from a hospital following three separate surgeries for injuries suffered in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Gidley was injured roughly three hours into the race Jan. 25. He had his first surgery at Halifax Health to repair a broken left leg and left elbow. A second surgery repaired a compression fracture in his lower back. The final surgery last week was...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Memo Gidley released from Daytona hospital

Memo Gidley has been released from a hospital following three separate surgeries for injuries suffered in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Gidley was injured roughly three hours into the race Jan. 25. He had his first surgery at Halifax Health to repair a broken left leg and left elbow. A second surgery repaired a compression fracture in his lower back. The final surgery last week was...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Matteo Malucelli released from hospital following crash in Rolex 24

Driver Matteo Malucelli has been released from Halifax Medical Center. Malucelli was involved in a crash in the Rolex 24 at Daytona. The crash took place three hours into the 24 hour event when Memo Gidley slammed into the back of Malucelli’s nearly stopped car. Maluccelli had just began reporting that his car had lost power. A happy sight. @risicomp Matteo Malucelli with his...
Via Tireball.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rolex 24 couldn’t outrun NASCAR’s heavy hand

The Rolex 24 from Daytona signaled the first race since the merger of the American Le Mans Series and the NASCAR-owned Grand Am series. While the homologation of the cars proved difficult indeed, the race control seems to have been all NASCAR. With a handful of minutes left in the race, a pedestrian off from a Porsche prompted officials to throw a yellow flag for full-course caution...
Via Formula 1 Blog
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Gidley needs back surgery after Daytona crash

Memo Gidley has a broken back that will require surgery after a terrifying accident in the early stages of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Gidley's GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing team says the driver will remain at Halifax Health in Daytona Beach until doctors repair an ''unstable fracture'' in his back. Gidley had surgery on his left arm and leg late Saturday. Matteo...
Via AP on Fox
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

IMSA releases statement about Saturday crash in Rolex 24 at Daytona (Video)

After three hours of the Rolex 24 on Saturday a horrific crash took place. Memo Gidley slammed into the rear of a nearly stopped Matteo Malucelli. After Gidley was removed from his car both drivers were taken to Halifax Medical Center. Below is the IMSA Statement from Sunday Memo Gidley, driver of the No. 99 GAINSCO / Bob Stallings Racing Corvette DP, underwent surgical procedures...
Via Tireball.com
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Horrific crash during the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona (Video)

Drivers Memo Gidley and Matteo Matucelli were hospitalized after a frightening high-speed, rear-end crash during the Tudor United SportsCar Championship’s Rolex 24 Hours at the Daytona International Speedway. Three hours into the race, Gidley’s Corvette rear-ended Matucelli’s slow-moving Ferrari in the infield, just before the kink turn in the track. Matucelli reported that his engine […]
Via Intrigue Sports
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Gidley, Malucelli taken to hospital after crash at Rolex 24

Memo Gidley and Matteo Malucelli were admitted to a Daytona Beach hospital Saturday night for further testing following a two-car accident right before the three-hour mark of the Rolex 24 at Daytona. IMSA officials said both drivers were awake and communicating, but gave no other information about their conditions. Gidley was driving for the pole-winning GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Gurney puts Bob Stallings Racing on Daytona pole

Alex Gurney put the GAINSCO/Bob Stallings Racing entry on the pole for the prestigious Rolex 24 at Daytona. A strong showing in the inaugural event of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship could be exactly what the Corvette team needs. The team is scheduled to run only five events this season because of limited funding. But it didn't show in Thursday qualifying as Gurney...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

ALMS: Muscle Milk Adds LMPC Program

Memo Gidley and Michael Guasch to drive Oreca FLM09 as part of team's expanded American Le Mans Series effort...
Via Speed Network
December 06, 2011  |  Discuss
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