Brack thankful to be alive

IRL IndyCar Series driver Kenny Brack, who suffered multiple injuries in a horror crash in last weekend's Texas Motor Speedway finale, has thanked God that he escaped with his life

Brack thankful to be alive

Brack was transferred to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis on Tuesday via medical plane and remains in a stable condition after undergoing two sessions of surgery last week.

"I do not remember anything from the race," said Brack in a statement. "I felt I needed to write a note to all of you who have sent several thousand prayers via email to my team, the newspapers, me and my wife. I never knew I had that much support but I will tell you that it has certainly helped me to get through this accident the best way possible.

"I have not seen the actual accident but I have heard about it. It certainly opens your eyes about higher powers because I am sure that God has everything to do with me still being in this world. If I would have had individual accidents breaking all the bones I broke and healing during this accident, I would not have had much time to be a racecar driver!

"I broke five major bones and most of them are complicated: back, ankles etc. The Dallas crew of doctors and nurses worked about 15 hours to put it back together. They did a great job and they think I have a good chance to get back to normal. I know it will take time, several months, but give me half a chance and I will do it. Now I will rest a little bit but I will see you soon!"

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