Medical update on Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kahne is toward the end of his retirement tour. He’s in his final season of NASCAR Cup Series racing. Yet, in recent weeks, he’s pulled himself from the car.
Kasey Kahne ran into all kinds of medical issues during the race at Darlington Raceway on September 10th. He suffered severe dehydration from behind the wheel of the number #96. It was to the point where he couldn’t keep his eyes open.
He made it through that race, somehow. But, after the race, Kahne threw up over and over at the medical center.
It was something that NASCAR hadn’t seen in the past. But, this was something that had been building since the middle of last year when Kahne won his last race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Kahne has been seeking answers. That process continues…
Leavine Family Racing: Update
The #95 team released the following update on Wednesday:
“Kasey Kahne will continue to sit out from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition this coming weekend when the series travels to Dover International Speedway. Kahne participated in a private medical test session on Tuesday afternoon with his physicians as they continue to evaluate his health following a case of extreme heat exhaustion at Darlington Raceway.”
“Regan Smith will once again serve as the team’s substitute driver for the Dover race weekend behind the wheel of the No. 95 Camaro ZL1.”
“Leavine Family Racing continues to work with Kahne and his medical team and will provide an update following the Dover race weekend.”