“Our thoughts and prayers are with the fans and their loved ones who were affected by today’s incident,” said Matt Jauchius, chief marketing officer for Nationwide Insurance. We would like to commend NASCAR, Daytona International Speedway and the medical personnel involved for their quick response to the situation.
“We appreciate the updates on NASCAR driver Michael Annett, who was injured in an earlier accident today, and wish him a fast and full recovery.”
Nationwide Insurance PR
Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood provided the following statement Saturday evening:
First and foremost, our thoughts and prayers are with our race fans.
Following the incident, we responded appropriately according to our safety protocols and had emergency medical personnel at the incident immediately.
We transported 14 people off property and 14 were treated at our on-track care center.
We are in the process of repairing the facility, and we will be ready to go racing tomorrow.