TONY STEWART RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tony Stewart set to return to race in Sprint Cup series

Tony Stewart will make his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season debut this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. He made the announcement on Twitter Thursday. Stewart, 44, missed the first eight races of the 2016 season due to a broken back he suffered in a January dune buggy accident. The three-time Sprint Cup champion suffered a burst fracture of his L1 vertebra when...
Via The Comeback
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart hospitalized after ATV accident

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday in Arizona after an accident while he was riding an all-terrain vehicle.The accident, which occurred at some point Sunday afternoon, has landed Stewart in the hospital with a back injury, according a spokesman for Stewart-Haas Racing.Stewart, 44, who has gone on record saying this will be his final season as  NASCAR driver, was...
Via Yardbarker
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart lends plane to injured Justin Wilson's family

Tony Stewart was nowhere near Pocono Raceway on Sunday, when IndyCar driver Justin Wilson suffered a serious head injury in an on-track incident. But the three-time NASCAR champion still found a way to make his presence known in Long Pond, Pa. With Wilson airlifted to Lehigh Valley Hospital in Allentown, Pa., Stewart donated his private plane to Wilson’s family, according to...
Via NESN.com
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Ward family files wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart

    The family of Kevin Ward Jr. on Friday filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart, who killed their son during an Empire Super Sprints race nearly a year ago. Stewart, a three-time Sprint Cup champion, ran into Ward at high speeds while the race was under caution. An angry Ward had gotten out of his car to confront Stewart, who hit Ward as he zoomed by. The case...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward Jr.'s death will 'affect my life forever'

HAMPTON, Ga. — Speaking quietly and with a trembling voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said Friday that the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York three weeks ago. “I’ve taken the last couple of weeks off out of respect...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Frood: Tony Stewart Dealing With Quite a Bit of Grief

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — The grief that Kevin Ward Jr.’s family has endured in the week since his tragic death at Canadaigua Speedway has been well documented, and is very understandable. However little has been said by Tony Stewart, and we haven’t actually seen him since that fateful night. On Friday morning, a press conference led by Stewart-Haas Racing helped paint a picture of...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart needs some time away from racing

Some sports need individual athletes for its desired success. Basketball needs LeBron James. Golf needs Tiger Woods. Baseball needs Mike Trout. NASCAR needs Dale Earnhardt Jr. These athletes generate huge interest throughout the sporting world just by stepping foot onto the court/course/field/track. Contrarily, some athletes need their sport. The classic example is a declining athlete...
Via isportsweb.com
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Police: Tony Stewart struck, killed driver with sprint car

Fans of auto racing often see the frequent dust-ups and altercations between drivers at all levels and forms of the sport. At the top levels of NASCAR I have always wondered and feared the day when a competitor crosses the line with catastrophic consequences. On Saturday night we saw a horrific example of the worst that motorsports can bring, as NASCAR star Tony Stewart struck and...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Sprint Car Driver Killed After Being Run Over By Tony Stewart

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — Late Saturday evening, multiple reports surfaced on social media websites Facebook and Twitter about an alleged altercation between NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart and another driver during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Although the information tricking in from the track is unconfirmed and spotty, the local sheriff’s office...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart does Burt Reynolds for "Smoke is the Bandit' spot

Tony Stewart goes eastbound and down in his new "Smokey and the Bandit" themed commercial.
Via Gamedayr
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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