Racer arrested after hitting crew member with race car at Bowman Gray

- A driver in the Modified Division at Bowman Gray Stadium was arrested Saturday night after an on track incident led to an altercation in the pit area.

Joe Ryan Osborne of Kannapolis was taken into custody by the Winston-Salem Police Department after he did a donut with his race car in the pit area in the middle of a crowd of crew members and spectators.

A crew member on a competing team was said by witnesses to have been flung in the air after being struck by the car as it spun around.

The incident occured after Osborne's #27 car made contact with another car on the track and that car's crew members allegedly approached the #27 car in the pits.

There's no information yet on exactly what Osborne will be charged with.  He finished 4th in the race.

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