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After his involvement in a three-car wreck on Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, Richard Petty Motorsports reported Sunday that Aric Almirola suffered a compression fracture to his T5 vertebra, but is mobile and has been released from the Kansas hospital.
Drivers, teams and NASCAR personnel took to Twitter to wish the No. 43 driver well.
Great to hear @aric_almirola is heading home. Here’s to a quick recovery so we can see you back on track soon!
— Joey Logano (@joeylogano) May 14, 2017
Wishing fast recovery to my friend @aric_almirola!!
— Daniel Suárez (@Daniel_SuarezG) May 14, 2017
— Matthew DiBenedetto (@mattdracing) May 14, 2017
Happy to hear this. Get well soon, Aric. https://t.co/zOO8A7JTNi
— Roush Fenway Racing (@roushfenway) May 14, 2017
Great news to see @aric_almirola will be home today! Thank you to all the safety workers who train so hard to help.
— tj majors (@Tjmajors) May 14, 2017
I had compression fractures of 3 vertebrate. @aric_almirola will have to use patience in recovery. His great conditioning will help him.
— Jeff Burton (@JeffBurton) May 14, 2017
Feel bad for @aric_almirola. What makes this injury even worst is he will feel ready to return to racing before his body will allow him to.
— Denny Hamlin (@dennyhamlin) May 14, 2017
Hoping for a full and speedy recovery for @aric_almirola.
— Stewart-Haas Racing (@StewartHaasRcng) May 14, 2017