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Driver cleared of serious injuries after Bathurst 12 Hour crash

BATHURST 12 Hour driver Keith Kassulke has been cleared of serious injuries after a frightening crash that halted Friday practice at Mount Panorama.

Kassulke’s MARC II V8 left the road at high-speed in The Chase, becoming airborne after clipping the apex kerb before colliding with the tyre barrier.

The car ended up on its roof in the sand trap, with damage to the barrier enough to prevent the session from restarting.

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It soon emerged that Kassulke was awake and talking to recovery crews before emerging from the car.

Bathurst 12 Hour organisers have subsequently provided the below update on Kassulke’s condition.    

“Following his accident in Practice 4 for the LIQUI MOLY Bathurst 12 Hour, MARC Cars Australia driver Keith Kassulke was taken to the circuit medical centre for checks,” it read.

“Keith was conscious throughout, communicating with the recovery teams and suffered no major injuries.  

“Further information will follow when available.  

“The session was red flagged and was not restarted due to the damage caused to the tyre wall following the impact. 

“At this stage the cause of the accident has not been determined.”

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