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Daniel Suarez to get injured thumb diagnosed this week

first_imgJoe Gibbs Racing driver Daniel Suarez is scheduled to have his sore thumb checked out a little more closely on Tuesday, according to a team spokesman.Suarez, caught up in Lap 2 wreck at Texas Motor Speedway that also involved Alex Bowman, Paul Menard, Austin Dillon and Ross Chastain, posted a video after the race that showed his left hand wrapped in a splint. A doctor will give it a closer look now that the driver is back in North Carolina.“The impact on Lap 2 hurt my thumb a little bit,” Suarez said in the video. “I just left the care center at the track. Should be good, but I think they’ll look at it later in the week and see what we’ve got going on.”Suarez was able to finish the race, logging 290 (of 334) laps to finish 29th.“It wasn’t exactly what I was planning, obviously,” Suarez said. “We’re going to catch a break here pretty soon, I’m sure about that.”last_img

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