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JR Hildebrand's bad luck continues

Updated: June 9, 2011, 3:59 PM ET
By Terry Blount

FORT WORTH, Texas -- Are race car drivers athletes?

It's an age-old debate, and a lame one at that. Of course they are, but trying to prove it backfired on Texas Motor Speedway officials Wednesday.

IndyCar Series driver JR Hildebrand tore the ACL in his left knee in a fluke accident during a promotional gimmick at TMS to prove racers are good athletes. He still will race Saturday night in the Twin 275s doubleheader.

Could anyone possibly have worse luck ...

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