Saturday evening the news coming out of Beaver Dam Raceway in Wisconsin was disturbing. Jason Johnson, one of the most popular fan-favorite racers in the World Of Outlaws sprint car series was injured in hard crash during the evening’s racing program. The World Of Outlaws released a statement shortly after the event stating: World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson was injured tonight at Beaver Dam Raceway and has been transported to a local hospital. Our prayers are with Jason and his family.
The racing world collectively held their breaths and waited for more news and by morning the worst fears were confirmed. Jason Johnson had received injuries that were too severe to recover from and the driver had passed away during the night. Officials at the World Of Outlaws broke the sad news by saying: With heavy hearts, we inform you of the passing of Jason Johnson. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. Please send prayers and respect their privacy.
OneDirt wishes to express our deepest condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family, friends, and fans of Jason Johnson. We will do our best to make additional information available when it is received and appropriate. Godspeed racer.