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Jeff Green's jackman sidelined with torn ACL

10/28/2006

CONCORD, N.C. -- Jackman Phillip Gee, part
of NASCAR Nextel Cup driver Jeff Green's pit crew, has torn
knee ligaments and could be unavailable for up to one year.

Gee was injured during a pit stop at last week's race at
Martinsville Speedway. He underwent an MRI on Wednesday that
revealed a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee, a statement
from Haas CNC Racing said Saturday.

Gee likely will require surgery which could prevent him from
performing pit crew duties from six to 12 months.

Temporarily replacing Gee on Harold Holly's crew will be
Mike Casto, the jackman for Haas CNC Racing Busch series
driver Johnny Sauter. Casto will work this week's race at
Atlanta Motor Speedway.