Here’s this kid from Danbury, Conn. Everything changed in May when Nadeau—32 and a first-time father, and driver for MB2 Motorsports—crashed violently during practice at Richmond. Motorsport Network Buy tickets Store. They Said it on Twitter Tweets from https: Jerry Nadeau never envisioned life without racing. This page was last edited on 17 November , at May 2, will mark the 10th anniversary of the accident that stripped Nadeau of his passion.

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But I was alive.

NASCAR Then and Now: Jerry Nadeau – POPULAR SPEED

Jayski’s Silly Season Site. I suggest that you need to do something else, Jerry,’ ” Nadeau said. The toughest part, Nadeau says, is that nasxar brain injury makes you feel like a different person. I’m a lot better nadea I was 10 years ago, for sure.

In the first half of the year, he announced that he would leave Melling after the season ended. Then I lost my father who I was very, very close to from cancer. Jerry Nadeau never envisioned life without racing.


NASCAR driver Jerry Nadeau has moved forward 10 years after career-ending accident

He also took part in karting events in St. And every time you get a concussion you damage something in your brain.

What’s at stake in Week I also have a thirteen year old Natalie from my first marriage. These days Nadeau lives for Mary Anna and his nadeaj daughter, Natalie, whose love for gymnastics offers her father great joy. I was a lonely-type driver in Cup. His want is akin to Adam Greenberg’s.

Here’s this kid from Danbury, Conn. The following year, Nadeau moved naddau M. Registration Sign in Facebook connect. It feels like I’m a little off on things, a little slower.

The New York Times. Now, I have a hard time finding a job for anything. It totally changed my whole life.

He attempted a comeback before moving on to mentor drivers. Join prime To view in hi-res Slide show. And I never once thought about an injury, or my brain. He lasted another month. It’s unfortunate it ended like it did, but you did nasccar, you made it, you won. It’s what put food on the table.


Jerry Nadeau never raced again after crash at Richmond

Army car Nadeau drove for MB2 Motorsports inunderstands. Photo by Jessica Milligan. No love lost for booing Minnesota fans Minnesota Timberwolves.

Five reasons Man City’s title defence is showing strain 2d Michael Cox. And now I can’t do it. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Naadeau, who swept the floors at a Cup shop and lived in a pop-up camper in the back of his truck while trying to break into racing, was drawn to the down-to-earth girl from a family poor by American standards.