Action Express wins; safety worker taken to hospital in TUDOR race at Detroit

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DETROIT – The No. 31 Action Express Racing Corvette DP of Dane Cameron and Eric Curran scored the overall victory in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic, the last street course race of the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season.

Other class winners included the Starworks Motorsport Oreca FLM09 in Prototype Challenge (Renger van der Zande, Mirco Schultis) and the Team Seattle/Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT America in GT Daytona (Mario Farnbacher, Ian James).

An incident post-the checkered flag emerged as the top story of the race.

A safety truck was on track to retrieve the No. 58 Wright Motorsports Porsche 911 GT America, driven by Jan Heylen.

On the wet, slippery track, James Davison skidded and hydroplaned off in his No. 007 TRG-AMR Aston Martin V12 Vantage GT3 and went under the safety truck.

Here is a video of the accident, via Geoffrey Miller on Twitter:

Davison said he was sore, but otherwise OK.

Two other cars and drivers involved – Leh Keen in the No. 22 Alex Job Racing Porsche 911 GT America and Spencer Pumpelly in the No. 73 Park Place Motorsports Porsche 911 GT America – were OK after the accident.

Per IMSA, one track safety worker was evaluated and released from the infield care center, and one other track safety worker was taken to a nearby hospital for further evaluation.

That safety worker injured will remain overnight in local hospital for further evaluation.