Saturday, June 30, 2012

Toomas Heikkinen Crashes in RallyCross Practice at X-Games Los Angeles

Toomas Heikkinen Injured in RallyCross Crash at X-Games, Finnish RallyCross driver Toomas "Topi" Heikkinen broke his left ankle and suffered abdominal injuries in a crash into the metal jump ramp on the X Games RallyCross course Friday during practice runs.
The front end of his Ford Fiesta rally car sustained significant damage in the crash and fluids from the car caught on fire after he had left the vehicle. Jump practice was canceled after the crash. Heikkinen is not expected to compete in Sunday's finals.
In March, Heikkinen completed his Finnish military service and signed with the Olsbergs Motor Sport Evolution rally team. The former kart racer and Formula Renault racer is an X Games rookie but was the Finnish Rallycross champion in 2010 and finished sixth overall in the 2011 European Rallycross Championship.

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