NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night in a heat race at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in Swedesboro, N.J. The 37-year-old Leffler is survived by 5-year-old son Charlie Dean.
Here's are some tweets from fellow drivers:
"Thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of Jason Leffler. A good man; a good racer. Godspeed friend." — Stewart-Haas Racing, the NASCAR team co-owned by Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart.
"Really sad for Jason Leffler and his family. "Thinking about his little boy." — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brad Keselowski.
"Just got out of my Dirt Car after the A-Main to learn about Jason Leffler. I raced ALOT and talked ALOT to Jason, I AM SAD." — NASCAR Nationwide driver Kenny Wallace.
"Another reminder of how this sport we love can be so cruel. Thoughts with his family. #LEFturn." — IndyCar driver Justin Wilson.
"Deeply saddened by the passing of Jason Leffler tonight. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers. #LEFturn" — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kyle Busch.
"Very sad night. What a great guy we lost tonight. Rest in Peace Jason." — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne.
"So sad to hear about Jason Leffler. Was a wheel man and a fun fun person to be around. #LEFturn" — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer.
"Praying for all of Jason Leffler family, especially his little guy Charlie." — IndyCar driver Ed Carpenter.
"My thoughts and prayers are with Jason's family and friends. Breaks my heart thinking of his little boy." — NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Jeff Burton.
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