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Brad Keselowski Taken to Hospital After Wreck in Test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Race

Eric SmithCorrespondent IIIAugust 3, 2011

LOUDON, NH - JULY 15:  Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 15, 2011 in Loudon, New Hampshire.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images for NASCAR)
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According to the Indianapolis Star, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brad Keselowski was taken to the hospital today after a wreck in a test session in Road America.

Keselowski was working on his road course skills in preparation for next weekends race at Watkins Glen.

According to the Star, the blue Miller Lite Dodge lost it's brakes and crashed head on into a wall that didn't have an energy absorbing barrier.Β 

Keselowski climbed out of the car under his own power, but was taken to a local hospital for precautionary reasons.

His injuries are unknown, but he was posting photos on his twitter account of a swollen ankle and a cut on his foot.

He is due to be released tonight and should be fine to race this weekend in Pocono.

Keselowski is currently 21st in the Sprint Cup Series standings and in a tight fight for a wild-card berth in the Chase.

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