The NTT IndyCar Series has confirmed that Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden who was hospitalized following his crash in Iowa on Sunday has been cleared to participate in practice on Friday for the Gallagher Grand Prix of Indianapolis which takes place on Saturday.
Following the event at Iowa Speedway and per INDYCAR protocol, the driver of the No. 2 PPG Team Penske Chevrolet, Josef Newgarden, was evaluated this afternoon by INDYCAR Medical Director Dr. Geoffrey Billows.
The examination determined that Newgarden is cleared to participate in tomorrow’s NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice session on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway road course. Newgarden will be re-evaluated after the session to determine if he’s cleared to resume all racing activities for the remainder of the Gallagher Grand Prix event.