NASCAR Driver Leffler Dies In Crash

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email
Jason Leffler with his son. (courtesy JasonLeffler.com)

Jason Leffler with his son. (courtesy JasonLeffler.com)

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Wednesday, June 10, 2013

NASCAR driver Jason Leffler died after an accident Wednesday night at a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway.

The 37-year-old Leffler, a two-time winner on the Nationwide Series, was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m., New Jersey State Police said.

Bridgeport Speedway is a 5/8-mile, high-banked dirt oval.

Leffler finished last Sunday at Pocono in his first NASCAR Sprint Cup start of the year.


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