Skip to comments.Nascar Driver Jason Lefler Dies In Dirt Track Race
Posted on 06/13/2013 3:53:35 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
SWEDESBORO, NJ - Veteran Nascar driver Jason Lefler died after crashing in a sprint car event Wednesday night at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
According to police, Lefler had to be cut out of his vehicle, and was taken by ambulance to a local trauma center, where he later died from his injuries. Bridgeport Speedway immediately suspended racing for the rest of the night after the accident occurred.
Nascar confirmed the death in a statement: "NASCAR extends its thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathies to the family of Jason Lefler who passed away earlier this evening. For more than a decade, Jason was a fierce competitor in our sport and will be missed."
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Racing is inherently dangerous. Every driver knows this and goes into the racing knowing the risks. I have had the very bad experience of seeing a driver killed in a race. You don’t think it can happen and then, every so often, it does. With the changes in safety, much less likely, but still happens,
My sympathies to his family and friends.
I read he has a little son too....How sad. May God comfort this family. Amen.
Yeah. Poor little guy’s gonna miss his Dad. God help him.