NASCAR Nation was dealt a shocking blow on Tuesday morning when Roush Fenway Racing driver and former Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne announced that he had been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
The 22-year-old Bayne is not currently experiencing symptoms and hopes that the disease will not impact his career. He received an outpouring of support from drivers, teams, tracks and fans via social media.
So thankful for this day and for everyones encouragement! James 1:2-4— Trevor Bayne (@Tbayne21) November 12, 2013
.@FRJamieAllison "Our first priority with Trevor is his well-being.We look forward to him winning a NNS championship with Ford next year."— Ford Racing (@FordRacing) November 12, 2013
Proud of my buddy @Tbayne21 his faith in God is incredible. Being thankful for the trials is tuff but worth it!— Blake Koch (@BlakeKochRacing) November 12, 2013
The recent news on @Tbayne21 and his MS diagnosis and his determination is THE DEFINITION of inspiration and and we stand firmly behind him— Wood Brothers Racing (@woodbrothers21) November 12, 2013
Our thoughts are with @Tbayne21 and his family. He's a wonderful young man and his strong faith and determination will help see him through.— MISpeedway (@MISpeedway) November 12, 2013
Get well wishes to @tbayne21 who has been diagnosed with MS. He will continue to race.— AtlantaMotorSpeedway (@amsupdates) November 12, 2013