More tweets and reflections on Leffler

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Tweets have flowed in throughout last night and this morning from the entire racing community after the loss of Jason Leffler.

A reflection from the NASCAR community is here, with the IndyCar community’s thoughts here.

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.

IndyCar 2017 driver review: All posts, one place

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In case you missed any of MotorSportsTalk’s extensive 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series driver-by-driver reviews on, we’ve combined them all into one post.

See the full rankings below. Of the 38 drivers that raced at least once this year, 23 of them ran anywhere from six races to the full 17-race schedule, and got a full review. Drivers who competed in four or fewer races were packaged into the “remaining part-timers” post.

1. Josef Newgarden
2. Simon Pagenaud
3. Scott Dixon
4. Helio Castroneves
5. Will Power
6. Graham Rahal
7. Alexander Rossi
8. Takuma Sato
9. Ryan Hunter-Reay
10. Tony Kanaan
11. Max Chilton
12. Marco Andretti
13. James Hinchcliffe
14. Ed Jones
15. JR Hildebrand
16. Carlos Munoz
17. Charlie Kimball
18. Conor Daly
19. Mikhail Aleshin
20. Spencer Pigot / 22. Ed Carpenter
21. Sebastien Bourdais / 25. Esteban Gutierrez
23-24, 26-38. All the rest