Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Tag: Driving

IndyCar racer Sam Schmidt was left paralyzed following an accident in 2000. Now, he’s...

Since he was a child, Sam Schmidt had dreamt of racing at the Indianapolis 500. In 1997, that dream became a reality, as Schmidt made...

Wickens marks return to racing with podium finish in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Robert Wickens worked for more than three years to get back into a racecar and resume the driving career...

Quadriplegic Sam Schmidt Races Again In A Corvette C8

The former Indycar racer loves his new car! In 2000, Indycar racer Sam Schmidt was doing a testing run at Walt Disney World Speedway when...

Quadriplegics Answer Web’s Most Searched Questions on Paralysis

https://youtu.be/ibGe2ehnhWA Jenny and Abby answer some of the webs most asked questions for people living with paralysis (specifically quadriplegia)! With years of experience, they answer...

Paralympians get chance behind the wheel of a NASCAR Cup car at Richmond

Falci Adaptive Motorsports is backed by Furniture Row's Barney Visser Five people with mobility challenges, including three U.S. Paralympians, were recently treated to a ride-and-drive...

Enabling a Quadriplegic to Race Cars

Arrow gave a team twelve months to create a quadriplegic-compatible racing car - it took them five CENTENNIAL, Colo. — Arrow Electronics gave its semi-autonomous...

New technology allows spinal cord patients to drive a NASCAR race car

It was a sunny morning Thursday at Dover International Speedway, and, with a full NASCAR slate scheduled for the weekend, it came as no...

Sam Schmidt’s paralysis gives him ability to inspire others

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The stranger had tears in his eyes as he pushed through a crowd to reach Sam Schmidt in his wheelchair. Schmidt...

Driving with a Spinal Cord Injury

https://youtu.be/ASmT23e8w_Q For this video with Aaron Baker, we head to his business, CORE (Center for Restorative Exercise) where he meets up with Steve, Xander and...

Adaptive Automotive Equipment Options for People with Spinal Cord Injuries

https://vimeo.com/252725145 This webinar will highlight a range of topics pertaining to adaptive automotive equipment for personal use and information for allied health care practitioners and...