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Funny Car driver Ken Singleton is eating after being burned

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to the High Risk Racing team, Funny Car driver Ken Singleton ate some breakfast on Monday morning. The update also said that his eyes are improving.

“My prediction: 👉🏼 y’all know this man is FAST 💨 so I’m believing he’s gonna blow these doctors and nurses’ minds 🤯 with the continued healing God is doing!,” the team said in a Facebook post. “#ButGod #highriskracing #GodIsAble.”

Hospital (Photo by Unsplash)

Singleton was severely burned on Friday due to an accident at the season-opening Funny Car Chaos event. Singleton’s car exploded about halfway down the track at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis, Texas during a qualifying round.

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He was then airlifted to Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. According to the Parkland Hospital Burn Center, more than 2,000 people are treated for burns at the hospital annually. The center also has a support staff to help the patient and their families get back to a normal life following their burn injury.

Parkland Burn Center, the website says, is one of the largest burn units in the country.

The team previously said that Singleton suffered burns to 26% of his body. They also said that he would need skin grafts to cover the impacted areas that were badly burned.

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The Funny Car Chaos teams and fans helped purchase merchandise to offset some costs. Fans have also been donating to the team’s CashApp, as Singleton will be in the hospital for a long time.

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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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