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Stewart-Haas Racing member suffers stroke

NASCAR Sprint Media Tour

CONCORD, NC - JANUARY 21: Stewart-Haas Racing’s new logo is displayed on the doors entering the shop area, during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Lowe’s Motor Speedway on January 21, 2009 at Stewart-Haas Racing in Kannapolis, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)

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Les Huntley, a front suspension mechanic at Stewart-Haas Racing who also served as the second gas man for Danica Patrick’s team, suffered a stroke New Year’s Day, the team confirmed Monday.

Huntley has paralysis on the left side and is expected to have long road to recovery.

A GoFundMe site has been set up to help with Huntley’s expenses.

Huntley, who is from Renwick, Iowa, worked on front suspensions for all the Stewart-Haas Racing cars.

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