Briscoe to Return at Michigan

Chip Ganassi Racing's Ryan Briscoe will return to the team at this weekend's Michigan race following his crash in qualifying at Milwaukee

Briscoe to Return at Michigan

IRL medical official Dr. Geoff Billows gave the all-clear for the Australian to drive at last weekend's race, however the team chose to rest him to prepare him for Michigan.

Team managing director Mike Hull said: "It's disappointing for our team & sponsors not to run but we made this decision in what we believe is the best interest of both our driver Ryan Briscoe and the team.

"It allowed him to properly regroup from today's incident and prepare fully for Michigan. With these back-to-back race weekends, we feel it was the right call."

Briscoe believed he was fortunate not to have been more seriously injured: "We made a change to the car, and I was starting my first qualifying lap and the rear end came around on me. I was pretty lucky that I didn't come in backwards and went in sideways.

"I'm on my feet and a bit bruised up but otherwise okay. The team has made the decision not to have me run the rest of the weekend in order to properly rest up and be on top of my game for Michigan next weekend."

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