Bloomquist hospitalized; Will miss Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events
UPDATE: Team Zero comments on the drivers condition below.
Scott Bloomquist was injured in a motorcycle accident this week. The injuries put him in the hospital following the crash.
This Friday, the tour heads to Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio. On Saturday, they will unload in Brownstown, Indiana at the Brownstown Speedway.
Due to the injuries sustained, Bloomquist will be unable to compete in this weekends Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series events according to DirtonDirt.com.
The driver will remain sidelined indefinitely. No further details involving the crash or the condition of the driver were released by the team.
Bloomquist is the defending winner of the Lucas Oil Late Model race at Atomic Speedway. Additionally, he finished 17th in the Jackson 100 at Brownstown toward the end of the 2018 racing season.
The #0 machine has run full-time with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series for the past several seasons. He hasn’t missed a race since 2013.
Bloomquist is the all-time wins leader in LOLMDS competition at 93 total. He currently sits 4th in the 2019 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series standings following the first eight feature races of the season.
This story will be updated as information becomes available.
On Thursday night, the team posted a brief update on Bloomquist’s medical condition:
The twitter statement read, “Scott would like to thank everyone for their prayers!”
“The impact was on the right leg/hip with no other injuries. Just needing time to heal and physical therapy to get back on track…we will keep the fans updated best we can!”