honored at a sprint cup race in michigan by fellow nascar driver denny hamlin. he changed the color of his number 11 toyota to majority white. that's the color leffler used driving that car during the sprint cup series in 2005. i can tell you leffler was a real gentleman on and off the track. he was generous with his time. two years ago at the charlotte motor speedway not only taking me for a spin around the oval but revealed his deep love for driving. jason leffler considered this a privilege. getting behind the wheel of a race car. taking it to top speed at open wheel divisions and all nascar series. but his career started and tragically the end would be on dirt. that was wednesday night in new jersey at the bridgeport speedway. leffler in second place in the first heat, away from other vehicles, when his car hit the wall. leffler trapped, extricated, it was too late. this sprint car race considered the minor league of racing but leffler was no stranger to high profile events like indy 500 and daytona his passing, a terrible loss to his fans, family and the sport. okay, you know i'm
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your world." >> i'm denny hamlin. we can make an impact on finding a cure for cystic fibrosis, a respiratory disease that affects breathing, the lungs don't function the way they should and eventually you'll need a lung transplant. my first experience was with my cousin. i never understood why he had to take so much medicine every day until i got older and realized he had we started doing different events and started the short track showdown a couple years after that and really have just grown the foundation over the last few years and contributed to cystic fibrosis as well as children's hospitals in the richmond area. we hope that cf is something that people will recognize as cystic fibrosis, but we eventually hope cf means cure found. join the movement, impact your world at cnn.com/impact. >> so nice to see. >>> ahead on "starting point" they say beauty is pain. that's what they always tell me. the exact moment women feel pain in their high heels and why they keep wearing them anyway. you're watching "starting point." (girl) what does that say? (guy) dive shop. (girl) diving le
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. >> i'm denny hamlin. we can make an impact. cystic fibrosis is a respiratory disease that involves breathing, and eventually you'll need a lung transplant. my first experience with someone was my cousin. i never endstood how he had to take so much medicine until i got older that i realized he had a disease that there was no cure for. we started the foundation doing different events, started the short track showdown a couple years after that, and really just grown the foundation over the last few years and cried to cystic phi browse, as well as a lot 6 children's hospital in 9 richmond area. we hope, you know, that cf is something that people recognize, but eventually we hope it means "cure found." join the movement 679 impact your world at cnn.com/impact. >>> when we come back, information that a lot of parents will want to know. those soccer headers that you typically see on the field? they could pose a serious danger. >>> plus a brazen jewelry heist caught on tape at tiffany's. this is the latest on the hunt for a suspect who got away with $100,000 in diamonds. for our families..
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