ARCA driver Sarah Cornett-Ching treated, released from hospital after Toledo race


ARCA driver Sarah Cornett-Ching said she’s “back to 100 percent” after being treated at a area hospital following Sunday’s Menards 200 at Toledo (Ohio) Speedway.

Cornett-Ching was treated for dehydration and elevated carbon monoxide levels in a Toledo-area hospital and released late Sunday evening.

“I was there a short time, released and I feel fine today,” she said in a team media release. “I’ll be back to 100 percent and ready for New Jersey on Sunday (ARCA 150 at New Jersey Motorsports Park).”

Cornett-Ching experienced an electrical malfunction in her Chevrolet that affected several components, including the air conditioning in her car.

The malfunction forced the SCOTT Rookie of the Year candidate to park her car. She was examined by medical personnel and then taken to the hospital for precautionary reasons.

“The team made every effort to correct the situation, but they couldn’t,” Cornett-Ching said. “After our exit from the race, I was extremely hot, so as a precaution I was looked at by the team’s medical team, who along with my car owner and driver coach Tony Blanchard, felt it was best to be checked out at a local hospital.”

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