Remembering 'LEFTurn': NASCAR commemorates the late Jason Leffler
NEWTON, IA - AUGUST 5: Jason Leffler walks beside the #38 Great Clips Chevrolet in the garage area, during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series US Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway on August 5, 2011 in Newton, Iowa. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR)
It's been one year since the racing world lost Jason Leffler.
The 37-year-old, a two-time winner on the NASCAR Nationwide Series, was killed during a Sprint Car race at New Jersey's Bridgeport Speedway on June 12, 2013. Many in the NASCAR community took to Twitter to honor the driver known as "LEFTurn."
My heart goes out to Charlie on the anniversary of Jason Leffler's passing. It is a tragedy to lose your father, especially so soon.— Robbie Allison (@RobbieAllison28) June 12, 2014