Clauson Family Issues Statement
BELLEVILLE, Kan. (August 7, 2016) – Moments after taking the lead in Saturday night’s Belleville Midget Nationals finale atop the Belleville High Banks, Bryan Clauson was involved in a violent crash in turn four.
Clauson was extricated from his No. 63 Midget and then transported via life-flight to a Lincoln, NE, facility.
The family released the following statement today:
“Bryan was severely injured last night while competing in the Belleville Nationals midget race at Belleville High Banks in Kansas.
Bryan was airlifted to Bryan Medical Center West in Lincoln, Nebraska following the accident, where he remains in critical condition and under the care of the medical staff.
We appreciate the support of the racing community and are thankful for the outreach we’ve received. We ask that you continue to respect our privacy as we focus on Bryan. “
The Clauson Family