Matsuda Released From Hospital
May 26, 2000 | 12:00 A.M. EST
Matsuda underwent successful surgery May 21 for a fractured right wrist and left knee sustained in the accident. He also suffered a slight concussion.
Matsuda, from Kawasaki, Japan, crashed at 4:04 p.m. (EST) during a practice session between qualification attempts on MBNA Bump Day. His Dallara/Oldsmobile did a half-spin just before entering Turn 3 and hit the outside retaining wall with the left side of the car.