Three Years After Losing Left Leg In Afghanistan, Staff Sgt. Dwyer Wins Race On Memorial Day Weekend
LAKEVILLE, Conn. (May 24, 2014) – Three years ago, U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Liam Dwyer lost his left leg in Afghanistan.
Saturday, he celebrated the anniversary of his “Alive Day” with a victory in the International Motor Sports Association (IMSA) race at Lime Rock Park.
Staff Sgt. Dwyer – who drives with a custom-made prosthesis that begins above his left knee – joined co-driver Tom Long in winning the two-hour, 30-minute IMSA Continental Tire SportsCar Challenge race at Lime Rock in a Mazda MX-5 prepared by Freedom Autosport.