IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was hospitalized and being evaluated for 'orthopedic injuries' Sunday night after his car went soaring into the fence at Pocono Raceway in a scary wreck on the seventh lap Sunday afternoon. The Canadian driver was attempting to pass Ryan Hunter-Reay when the two cars slightly touched. That caused Hunter-Reay's car to careen into the wall, and Wickens' car was pulled along for the ride. Once Wickens' car soared over Hunter-Reay's and hit the fence, it spun round and round like a top. The fencing was shredded, and Wickens' car was reduced to just the tub, which came to a rest on the track along an interior wall. Medical workers attended to Wickens, who was awake and alert, before being transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest in Allentown, Pennsylvania. "That's the worst thing you can see. He's hurt. He's awake and alert and at least he's alive," driver Sebastien Bourdais said. Only eight laps had been...


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