Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden has been cleared to race at the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio sports car course following his hard hit with the wall at the Honda Indy Toronto last weekend.

Newgarden driving the No.21 Preferred Freezer Services Chevrolet crashed hard at Turn 5 on lap 58 wrenching his fractured wrist.

Following his retirement he looked to be in a bit of pain however following an examination by IndyCar medical consultant Dr Kevin Scheid the American has been cleared to resume track activity.

Following his retirement from the race in Toronto, Newgarden has dropped back to fifth in the series points standings, 88 points behind points leader Simon Pagenaud.

There are five races left on the Verizon IndyCar Series including the rescheduled Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway however Newgarden will not be allowed to race in Texas due to his retirement from the race.

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