— Kyle Busch (@KyleBusch) June 13, 2013
Young NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died tonight after a horrible dirt car crash at the Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey. Fans and colleagues took to Twitter to mourn the 37-year-old racer.
— Tony Kanaan (@TonyKanaan) June 13, 2013
Just thinking about it brings me to tears, I don't even know leffler that well. Always spoke, just an all around cool cat. RIP #LEFturn
— Darrell Wallace Jr (@BubbaWallace) June 13, 2013
— David Stremme (@DavidStremme) June 13, 2013
Jason Leffler died in a winged sprint car crash tonight. I love and hate motorsports. http://t.co/vZaDu2WXBJ
— Jäymän (@JayTheOkay) June 13, 2013
— Misty Rose❤ #NFB (@nascarlover2u) June 13, 2013
Leffler leaves behind a 5-year-old son, Charlie, who just finished kindergarten. Friends and fans note how Leffler’s poignant Instagram account shared beautiful moments with his son.
Absolutely heartbreaking to see pics like these on Leffler's Instagram. Feel so much sadness for his son. pic.twitter.com/F3TLxkN3JG
— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 13, 2013
— Tony Thomas (@Tony_T99) June 13, 2013
Here are some of Leffler’s last tweets:
Rush hour! @ Intercourse, PA http://t.co/ofgXMo63JD
— Jason Leffler (@JasonLeffler) June 12, 2013
Checkin things out! http://t.co/mjhKfETCrk
— Jason Leffler (@JasonLeffler) May 29, 2013
Deepest condolences to Leffler’s family. R.I.P.