BEAVER DAM, WI – June 24, 2018 – World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson has died from injuries sustained in an accident at Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday, June 23, 2018.
During Lap 18 of the Jim Boyd Memorial at Beaver Dam Raceway, Johnson was involved in a crash battling for the lead on the backstretch of the third-mile oval. Emergency crews quickly attended to the situation and transported Johnson via air to Aurora Medical Center, where he later succumbed to the injuries.
Johnson, 41, of Eunice, LA, is survived by his wife Bobbi and five-year-old son Jaxx.
The Johnson family has conveyed their appreciation of the prayers and support expressed by the racing community and requests their privacy be respected at this time. Additional information will be made when available and appropriate.
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Craftsman (Official Tool), Arctic Cat (Official Side-by-Side Recreational Vehicle), NOS Energy Drink (Preferred Energy Drink), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), Morton Buildings (Official Building), Sears (Official Home Store), The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience (Official Racing Experience) and VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, COMP Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, MSD and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Impact Racing Products, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, and TNT Rescue.
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