Veteran NASCAR driver Jason Leffler has died after being involved in a horrific Sprint Car crash at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
This news video reports the crash and shows footage from the crash site. Thankfully it doesn’t show the crash itself, though morbid curiosity means people will want to see it.
Leffler died at the tender age of just 37. He was a two-time winner on the NASCAR Nationwide Series who has, in recent years, been taking part in dirt car race events.
He leaves behind a five-year-old son. Tributes have poured in from the world of motorsports, and Leffler will be fondly remembered as a versatile and vibrant racer.