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NASCAR AMERICA: NASCAR community reacts to death of Kevin Ward Jr. (VIDEO)

Aug 11, 2014, 6:45 PM EDT

Through all of the talk and opinions that have been thrown around since Saturday’s sprint car tragedy involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward Jr., these horrible facts remain.

Ward, a talented up-and-coming racer, is gone. The lives of both his family and Stewart have been permanently changed. And all of those people need time to grieve.

Also impacted by the tragedy is everyone else in the entire racing community, which is a tight-knit group in many ways. NASCAR AMERICA’s Wally Dallenbach, Kyle Petty, and Jeff Burton are members of that community and today, they shared their thoughts on the sad situation.

You can hear those thoughts in the clip above.

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