Kasey Kahne retires early from NASCAR, citing health issue
Kasey Kahne is reducing his farewell season brief and retiring from NASCAR Cup racing straight away because of a mysterious well being downside that surfaced in September.
In August, Kahne introduced his plans to retire on the finish of the yr. He then suffered a critical dehydration throughout the Bojangles 500 at Darlington Raceway that required clinical consideration.
The 38-year-old stated his medical doctors haven’t been ready to search out the reason for the situation, and that he wasn’t medically cleared after a contemporary check pressure at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
“Out of the race automotive I’m completely wholesome, I think nice, and the medical doctors have decided that I don’t have any underlying well being issues,” he wrote on Twitter.
“My frame simply can’t deal with prolonged classes of time within the race automotive and we weren’t ready to keep watch over the sweat ratio to stay me hydrated sufficient to stop any everlasting injury to my frame.”
Kahne was once the Cup collection rookie of the yr in 2004 and has gained 18 races over his occupation. He in the past stated that he was once leaving the game because the “highs” no longer outweigh the “lows” for him.
However whilst he’s finished with inventory automotive racing, he stated he plans to get again into dash automobiles, for the reason that shorter races and cooler open cockpits don’t pose an issue for his situation.