BRIDGEPORT, N.J. (AP) – NASCAR driver Jason Leffler has died following an accident Wednesday night during a dirt car event at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey.
The 37-year-old Leffler was a two-time winner on the Nationwide Series and finished last at Pocono over the weekend, his first Sprint Cup start of the year.
Bridgeport Speedway is a 5/8-mile, high-banked dirt oval.
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