Found June 13, 2013 on Sicknissified:
PLAYERS: Jason Leffler
Jason Leffler was always a fan favorite in the NASCAR Nationwide Series garage. (Photo Credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR). By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical It takes a really special person to put their life on the line and ignore the risks of auto racing for the ultimate adrenaline rush; it takes an even more special family to support their loved one in their pursuit of victory lane. Tonight our hearts are hurting for the family of NASCAR driver Jason Leffler. Leffler was competing in a local short track sprint car race in New Jersey, when he was killed in a crash. The event was titled “Night of Wings” and it was a 25-lap race for a $7,000 prize. Jason Leffler had just competed in last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Pocono, his first NASCAR start of 2013, albeit in a start and park role. Through 73 starts in his Sprint Cup Series career Leffler, 37 years old, recorded one top-ten finish and a pole — each coming in 2001. Leffler’s real success howe...

NASCAR driver dies in wreck

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler was killed in a wreck at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey. Leffler was a regular on the Nationwide Series.

NASCAR drivers react to Jason Leffler’s death

The NASCAR community was saddened when word came out that NASCAR driver, Jason Leffler had passed away due to injuries he sustained during a Sprint car race on Wednesday evening at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey. Below are some of the reactions on Twitter from NASCAR drivers when they heard the sad news of Leffler’s passing. [...]
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