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WoO changes plans following Johnson’s death

By WoO Media

CONCORD, NC – June 24, 2018 – On the heels of the tragic accident at Beaver Dam Raceway Saturday evening, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has moved the event at Jacksonville Speedway scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th to Friday, October 12 out of respect for the Johnson family and to allow drivers, officials and crews to grieve the loss of a fellow friend and competitor.

Jason Johnson died from injuries sustained in an accident at Beaver Dam Raceway.

All tickets for the Jacksonville Speedway event will be honored in full for the October 12 date. Any questions should be directed to Jacksonville Speedway. More information can be found here:

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 will return to action at Knoxville Raceway on Friday, June 29 and Saturday, June 30th with the running of the Brownell’s Big Guns Bash.

More information is available at



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