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Rinus Veekay Injured in Cycling Accident, Status Pending for Road America

Rinus VeeKay was injured in a cycling accident during a training ride early Tuesday, Ed Carpenter Racing announced June 15.

The NTT IndyCar Series young gun sustained a clavicle injury and is being treated by INDYCAR’s medical staff.

The team said VeeKay’s participation in this weekend’s Rev Group Grand Prix at Road America is pending.

VeeKay earned his first career win earlier in May at the Indianapolis Grand Prix and earned a runner-up finish June 12, in the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix’s first race of its doubleheader.

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He currently sits fifth in the IndyCar points standings, 56 points behind Patricio O’Ward.

Sunday’s IndyCar race will be live on NBC Sports Network, with coverage beginning at noon ET.

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Dalton Hopkins began writing for Frontstretch in April 2021 after writing for IMSA. A race fan since he was three years old, he began freelance writing in 2018 and graduated with a B.S. in Communications from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2019. Simultaneously, he also serves as a First Lieutenant in the US Army.

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