NASCAR pays tribute to a driver who died way too young at the age of 34

NASCAR is paying tribute to Shane Sieg, a former NASCAR driver who died over the weekend, and would have turned 35-years-old today.

In a statement, NASCAR said: Shane Sieg was a passionate racer who shared a deep love of the sport. NASCAR extends its deepest condolences to the Sieg family for a racer lost too soon."

Here are just a few of the tributes coming in, via social media:

Sieg competed in 68 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races 2003 to 2011 also made two NASCAR XFINITY Series starts in 2004. He last raced in a NASCAR national series event in 2011 at the Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono.

His younger brother, Ryan, drives the No. 39 RSS Racing Chevrolet, owned by his father Rod Sieg, in the Xfinity Series.