Fox News - Fair & Balanced

Levi Jones

Hmiel critically injured at Terry Haute

Shane Hmiel, banned for life from NASCAR in 2006 after failing three drug tests, was critically injured Saturday night during qualifying for the U.S. Auto Racing Club's Silver Crown race at Terre Haute Action Track.USAC said the 30-year-old Hmiel, from Pleasant Garden, N.C., was airlifted to Indianapolis' Methodist Hospital, where he was in critical condition with head injuries.The Tribune-Star of Terre Haute reported that Hmiel's No. 17 Silver Crown car slammed into the outside wall between the third and fourth turns and rolled over several times, damaging the protective roll cage."We are very concerned about Shane and offer our resources and our support to his family during this time of healing," USAC President/CEO Kevin Miller said.Hmiel's father, Steve, is director of competition for NASCAR's Earnhardt Ganassi Racing.The Sumar Classic went on as scheduled, with Levi Jones winning the race....

Read More

  1. These Bengals are fit to be tied

    These Bengals are fit to be tiedMonday, November 17, 2008By JOE KAY, AP Sports WriterE-Mail Print Share:CINCINNATI —  Thirty-eight seasons went by since the Cincinna...

  2. Bengals offense starting out from dead last

    Bengals offense starting out from dead lastTuesday, July 28, 2009 By JOE KAY, AP Sports WriterPrintCINCINNATI —  Last in the league. Even now, it's difficult for the...

  3. Ex-Arizona State coach Bruce Snyder dies

    Ex-Arizona State coach Bruce Snyder diesMonday, April 13, 2009 By BOB BAUM, AP Sports WriterPrintPHOENIX —  Bruce Snyder, whose 20-year career as a college football ...

  4. NFL offseason player and coaching changes

    NFL offseason player and coaching changesThursday, August 27, 2009 By The Associated PressPrintA look at offseason changes in the NFL that could affect fantasy footb...

  5. Zorn: Campbell will start for Redskins vs Eagles

    Zorn: Campbell will start for Redskins vs EaglesTuesday, October 20, 2009PrintASHBURN, Va. —  Jason Campbell will remain the Washington Redskins starting quarterback...

  6. Bengals move Whitworth to LT

    Bengals move Whitworth to LTTuesday, May 19, 2009 By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports WriterPrintCINCINNATI —  The Bengals are overhauling their offensive line, which wa...

  7. NFL offseason player and coaching changes

    NFL offseason player and coaching changesThursday, September 03, 2009 By The Associated PressPrintA look at offseason changes in the NFL that could affect fantasy fo...

  8. Bengals terminate contrac of OT Levi Jones

    Bengals terminate contrac of OT Levi JonesWednesday, May 06, 2009PrintCINCINNATI —  The Cincinnati Bengals have parted ways with Levi Jones, terminating the contract...

  9. Porter renews complaint about NFL penalties

    Porter renews complaint about NFL penaltiesFriday, November 07, 2008E-Mail Print Share:DAVIE, Fla. —  Miami Dolphins linebacker Joey Porter offered an apology Friday...

  1. CUP: No IndyCar Team For Stewart

    Tony Stewart wears many hats, but one he will not be adding to the collection is IZOD IndyCar Series team owner. Not even with Chevrolet back in open-wheel racing in...

  2. Greg's Greg-alogue: 2/12

    Seattle security guards just following orders

  3. NFC East Draft Needs: Washington Redskins

    OVERVIEW Washington fans are singing "Hail to the Redskins" and stocking up on Campbell's chunky soup after the team acquired Donovan McNabb from division-rival Phil...

  4. Danton Gets 7 1/2 Years for Murder-for-Hire Plot

    Former NHL tough guy Mike Danton ( search ) was sentenced Monday to 71/2 years in prison for trying to have his agent killed.Danton, 24, said nothing as U.S. Distric...

  5. NFL offseason player and coaching changes

    NFL offseason player and coaching changesThursday, August 13, 2009 By The Associated PressPrintA look at offseason changes in the NFL that could affect fantasy footb...

  6. Carson Palmer is third QB

    Carson Palmer is third QBSunday, December 07, 2008E-Mail Print Share:INDIANAPOLIS —  Cincinnati quarterback Carson Palmer, out since October with an elbow injury, wa...

  7. Redskins OT Jansen inactive

    Redskins OT Jansen inactiveSunday, December 14, 2008E-Mail Print Share:CINCINNATI —  Redskins right tackle Jon Jansen was inactive Sunday for a game against the Cinc...