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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. [...]

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.

Jason Leffler, Age 37, Killed In Short Track Crash

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...

Kyle Busch Alliance Truck Parts 250 Race Preview

MOORESVILLE, N.C.  – The No. 54 Monster Energy team and Kyle Busch travel to the ‘Motor City’ this Saturday, to attempt their seventh win of the season at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, competing in the Alliance Truck Parts 250. Busch will make his 11th NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start piloting the black Toyota Camry this year with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR)...

Kyle Busch Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – During the 19th century, the Irish Hills area of Michigan – located near U.S. 12, approximately halfway between Detroit and Chicago – was a well-known stopping point during the five-day stagecoach trip between the two large Midwest cities. At the turn of the century, the Irish Hills turned into an enjoyable tourist destination with its plush, green landscape...

Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge – Picks for Michigan

Welcome to the inaugural season of the Start ‘N’ Park Blog Pick ‘Em Challenge. This will take place all year long and will feature our esteemed panel of experts who will pick a winner in the series running that weekend. For this weekend the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series are running at the Michigan International Speedway. Saturday is the Alliance Truck Parts 250 and Sunday...

Joe Gibbs Racing needs to step up

It's time for Joe Gibbs Racing to regroup. Last Sunday's race at Pocono Raceway proved to be an exercise in relative futility for the team, as it tried unsuccessfully to stay up front while running detuned Toyota engines in search of longevity. For just the second time all season long, none of the three JGR drivers led a lap during the race; none finished the race in the...

Toyota Racing Michigan Race Preview

RACE RECAP: Three Toyota drivers registered top-15 finishes in Sunday NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) at the 2.5-mile Pocono Raceway — Kyle Busch (sixth), Denny Hamlin (eighth) and Clint Bowyer (15th). Busch started eighth and ran among the front of the field throughout much of the race, but was never able to battle for the lead at the tricky Pennsylvania triangle. SOAKING UP...

Drew Herring DuPont Pioneer 250 Race Recap

The matte black Monster Energy Camry hosted a new driver in the No. 54 seat this week, 26-year-old Drew Herring, a familiar face in the Joe Gibbs Racing portfolio of developmental drivers. Herring, a shop employee who strives to become a regular driver on the NASCAR circuit, completed driving duties at Iowa Speedway in Newton while regular team driver Kyle Busch competed at Pocono...

Michael Dropping The Hammer – June 11, 2013

All three series were in action, but in three different tracks. From Texas to Iowa to Pocono, let’s get caught up in the action! WinStar World Casino 400 thoughts: Rough night for Kyle Busch Motorsports without the boss at the track. While Kyle was in Pocono, he had Joey Coulter, Chad Hackenbracht making his series debut, and Darrell Wallace, Jr. driving in Texas. Hackenbracht...

Driver Jason Leffler Killed in Sprint Car Accident

During a heat race at the Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey Wednesday Night, Jason Leffler was involved in a sprint car accident that took his life. New Jersey State Police confirmed it late last night that Leffler was pronounced dead at 9:02 PM EST. Leffler had most recently competed in the Sprint Cup Series Race at Pocono last weekend driving the No.19 car. Leffler had competed...
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