Jun 13, 2013, 10:15 AM EDT
Tweets have flowed in throughout last night and this morning from the entire racing community after the loss of Jason Leffler.
Most of the tweets can be found with the hashtag #LEFturn, or just by searching for Leffler’s name. While no means exhaustive, here are some of the other thoughts and tweets that came in last night and into the morning. Some of the individuals or accounts identified here are either former teammates, teams or sponsors.
NASCAR tweeted out a pic of Leffler and his son, Charlie, pictured right.
Last night we lost a real racer @jasonleffler. Thoughts & prayers go out to his family especially little Charlie. RIP Jason.
— Mario Andretti (@MarioAndretti) June 13, 2013
— NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 13, 2013
— nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) June 13, 2013
If you’re overwhelmed with sadness, take a look at @jasonleffler‘s last couple of tweets. Laugh cathartically. Remember him with a smile.
— nascarcasm (@nascarcasm) June 13, 2013
Absolutely heartbreaking to see pics like these on Leffler’s Instagram. Feel so much sadness for his son. twitter.com/jeff_gluck/sta…
— Jeff Gluck (@jeff_gluck) June 13, 2013
Please keep Jason Leffler and his only son Charlie Dean in your prayers. twitter.com/JamieLittleESP…
— Jamie Little (@JamieLittleESPN) June 13, 2013
— Orange Cone (@TheOrangeCone) June 13, 2013
— Sunoco Racing (@SunocoRacing) June 13, 2013
— TSMotorsports (@TSMotorsports) June 13, 2013
Jason was a great representative of our brand & will always be a part of our family. Our hearts ache for his son, Charlie, and family.
— Great Clips (@GreatClips) June 13, 2013
— ALMS Racing (@almsnotes) June 13, 2013
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