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Drivers: Jim Shifflett Injured in Pool Diving Accident

5 August 1998

Woodbridge, VA - While on vacation, Super Comp racer Jim Shifflett suffered a broken neck while diving into a pool, he struck the bottom and fractured his neck.

While his injuries are non-life threatening, doctors expect that he will be on his back for at least six months.

The call for support has been made, it is time to come along side of one of our own. The hospital bills are piling up, and Jim will be off work for more than a half-year.

In leiu of flowers, we ask that donations of any size be sent to the Jim Shifflett Recovery Fund, 14819 Bryan Court, Woodbridge, VA 22193. Further information can also be obtained by calling the AMA/Prostar headquarters, 205/852-1101.