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 |  Nov 14 2013, 5:32 PM

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Four-time IndyCar Series champion, Dario Franchitti, has announced his retirement from the sport.

Franchitti was involved in a terrible accident in Houston on October 6, and injuries from that accident has forced the race car driver to retire from IndyCar racing. According to Franchitti, medical experts and doctors have recommended that he stop racing immediately after assessing his head and spinal injuries as a result from the accident.

Though he may be hanging up his driving gloves, Franchitti hopes to continue in an off-track capacity with the IndyCar Series. Franchitti’s car went airborne on the second race of the weekend in Houston, with flying debris injuring fans in the stands.

[Source: National Post]

  • Alfie

    A crying shame. We’ll miss you Dario.