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.
[UPDATE] Yesterday, Ed Carpenter Racing driver @RinusVeeKay was involved in an accident on a cycling trail during a training ride. He sustained a clavicle injury and is currently being treated by INDYCAR's medical staff. VeeKay is in good spirits and has no other injuries. pic.twitter.com/WbpUv7gWxu
— Ed Carpenter Racing (@ECRIndy) June 15, 2021
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.
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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