LONG POND, Pa. -- Carl Edwards hopes Jack Roush makes a speedy recovery from injuries the NASCAR team owner sustained in a plane crash this week in Wisconsin.
Edwards said before qualifying Friday for the Pennsylvania 500 that Roush will be missed because he can jump in on any project on his No. 99 Ford, from tuning the engine to helping the crew chief with setups. Edwards said Roush was tough and should be back soon.
Roush has been transferred to a Minnesota hospital as he recovers from surgery on facial injuries. A passenger in the plane Roush was flying was also hurt but has been released from a hospital.
Roush also owns Greg Biffle's No. 16 Ford. Biffle says Roush likely faces multiple surgeries but he is optimistic Roush will be back at the track.