Scott Borchetta hospitalized after Trans Am crash
Scott Borchetta is the founder of Big Machine Label Group. He was involved in a crash on Sunday while racing in the Trans Am event at Road Atlanta.
See the Trans Am statement below.
Borchetta is also the CEO and Founder of Big Machine Racing. The team fields a NASCAR Xfinity Series car.
Big Machine is the record label that first signed Taylor Swift.
The crash was first reported by Toby Christie.
The announcers commented on the incident, “I can tell you he is okay. He is conscious, and he’s been talking to his team, but he is on his way to the hospital. It was a big hit, but I am glad to say he is now in good care and being taken to the hospital.”
The driver remains in stable condition at the hospital.
Borchetta was racing the No. 48 Ford Mustang in the event at Road Atlanta. Images from the crash show heavy damage to the driver’s side door.
Road Atlanta is a 2.54-mile road course. The 12-turn track is located in Braselton, Georgia.
Borchetta is 60-years-old.
Big Machine Label Group Statement
“Big Machine Label Group Chairman and CEO Scott Borchetta was involved in an accident yesterday, Sunday, March 26 while racing in the Trans Am Series,” the company statement opened.
“He was taken to the hospital to assess his injuries and is currently in stable condition.”
“We ask everyone to please respect the Borchetta family’s privacy during this time.
Trans Am Statement
“On behalf of the entire Trans Am staff and management, we want to wish Scott Borchetta a speedy recovery,” Trans Am President John Clagett opened.
“Scott is a passionate and talented competitor, and his dedication to Trans Am is evidenced by his participation as a team owner, driver and partner.”
“The safety of our drivers, teams and at-track personnel is our number one priority. We are deeply thankful to the safety and medical crews at the racetrack, as well as those at the local hospital who have provided excellent care.”
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