Team Penske driver Will Power has been cleared to compete in the Verizon IndyCar Series title deciding GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma in just under two weeks time.
Power, who drives the No.12 Verizon Chevrolet underwent concussion protocol medical test on Tuesday which were conducted by Verizon IndyCar Series medical director Dr Geoffrey Billows under the supervision of Dr Stephen Olvey.
Speaking about Power, Olvey commented by saying:
Will is doing fine, He flew down to the University of Miami Concussion Center early this morning and we conducted two sophisticated tests to determine if he’d suffered a concussion over the weekend, and he passed both of them with no issue whatsoever.
Power was involved in an accident during Sunday’s IndyCar Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International presented by Hitachi.
The Australian retired from the race and was suffering from concussion like symptoms. The news means that the Verizon IndyCar Series has a title show down to decide in California with Will Power trailing team mate Simon Pagenaud by 43 points but with double points on offer on September 18 anything is possible.