(Deer) Blood on the Track: da Matta Hits Deer at Road America

Pretty as they are, deer can be pretty damn stupid, and it didn't even require headlights for Champ Car driver Cristiano da Matta to catch one with his car at speed when it wandered onto the track at Road America. Knocked unconscious by the collision, da Matta was airlifted to Theda Clark Memorial Hospital in Neenah, WI. We currently have no word on the 2002 season champ's condition, but we wish him the best and a speedy recovery. [Thanks to Scott for the tip.]

Champ Car driver hits deer on track [Contra Costa Times]

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