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Funny Car driver Ken Singleton injured at 2022 Funny Car Chaos opener

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

Funny Car driver Ken Singleton was injured on Friday at Funny Car Chaos at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas. We have very few details at this moment.

We do know that there was a fire. He was airlifted to the hospital.

Ambulance (Photo by Unsplash)

“CHAOS friends and family we ask for your prayers for our 3X World Champion Ken Singleton, who was involved in a serious fire during qualifying tonight at the Texas Motorplex,” Funny Car Chaos said in a Facebook post. “Ken is now at Parkland Hospital in Dallas. Please keep him and the High Risk racing team in your prayers.”

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According to the High Risk Racing team, Singleton has suffered second and third-degree burns to his face and eyes. He is also intubated as of 2:25 am local time.

His airway is severely burned. He also has second and third degree burns to his hands, elbows, lower torso and back.

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He’s sedated and in the ICU.

“What we do know is that we need people to pray for him and us instead of speculating and talking about his safety equipment and making assumptions on Facebook,” High Risk Racing said in a Facebook post. “That helps no one. He cuts no corners on safety equipment ever.”

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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