ROCHESTER, Minn. (Aug. 3, 2010) — The condition of entrepreneur and race-team owner Jack Roush has been upgraded to fair after suffering facial injuries sustained when an airplane he was piloting crash-landed July 27 at an airport in Oshkosh, Wis.
The 68-year-old co-owner of Roush Fenway Racing and chairman of Roush Enterprises is being treated at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, where he was transferred on July 28, his company said. Mr. Roush's passenger, Brenda Stricklin, was treated and released from the hospital.
Roush Enterprises is a supplier most famous for customizing Ford Mustangs. Mr. Roush is an avid aviator and has customized Mustangs with fighter-jet themes. This was his second crash; he also had an incident in 2002 in Alabama.
This report appeared in Auto Week magazine, a Detroit-based sister publication of Tire Business.