Jason Leffler posing with a fan at the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Mexico City (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
West Trenton, N.J. – Because of the media attention and high volume of calls regarding the results of the investigation into the crash that claimed the life of racecar driver Jason Leffler, we are supplying an early summary of the findings. These facts have been substantially vetted even though the full investigative report remains open for some minor additions. The facts we have established to this point are outlined below.
Bridgeport Speedway, Jason Leffler Crash: June 12, 2013, 2025 hours
On June 12, 2013, Jason Leffler was operating a 2013 Maxim chassis, 410 Spring Car in a heat race at Bridgeport Speedway. Leffler was in the second position completing his fifth lap when his vehicle sustained a mechanical failure in turn four. Race vehicles were averaging 135 mph and reaching speeds of up to 150 mph in the straight-aways at this event.
Evidence discovered on the track in turn 4
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