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Will Power Not Required To Have Back Surgery

Last updated on Friday, September 4, 2009

(INDIANAPOLIS, IN) - IndyCar Series driver Will Power will not require surgery on his broken back.

Power fractured four vertebrae in a practice crash at Infineon Raceway on August 22nd when his car hit the disabled vehicle of Nelson Philippe.

Power also suffered a concussion and a chipped tooth in the accident while Philippe broke his left foot, his right leg and also suffered a concussion.

Power has been fitted for a brace and is expected to need four months to recover.

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