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Sunday's team loss devastated NASCAR.


The JTG Daugherty Racing squad, competing in NASCAR, is in for a rough day.

The team said Sunday that with the demise of JR Hollar, a part of their racing family had been lost.

A tweet said, "We'll be racing with sad hearts [at] Kansas Speedway. An outstanding member of our JTG Daugherty Racing family, JR Hollar, died away this morning.

He loved his JTG Daugherty Racing family & we loved him. He'll be terribly missed."

The whole NASCAR community banded together to express their sorrow.

JR Hollar, a hauler driver for JTG Daugherty Racing for than-a decade, passed away this morning, as reported by Bob Pockrass. He was 57. RIP."

"Prayers with the JTG Racing  Organization,” said another tweet. Another said, "I am very sorry for

your loss. Today, my thoughts and prayers are with JR's loved ones and colleagues.”

A NASCAR fan expressed their condolences, saying, "My thoughts go out to the team and his family." If he wins the Hollywood Casino 400, it will be his first.