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Team Xtreme withdraws from NASCAR race after car stolen

Team Xtreme Racing has withdrawn the No. 44 Chevrolet from Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after its only available vehicle was stolen from a Drury Inn parking lot in Murrow, reports USA Today Sports. Team owner John Cohen told USA Today Sports that the team will enter the event next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Travis Kvapil was preparing to qualify...
Via Sports-Glory
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR driver Travis Kvapil: My Sprint Cup car was stolen

Travis Kvapil tweeted Friday that his Sprint Cup Series race car for this weekend’s race at Atlanta Motor Speedway was stolen. Sgt. Larry Oglesby of the Morrow (Ga.) Police Department told ESPN.com that they are treating this matter as a stolen vehicle after a report was filed at 5:50 a.m. at the Drury Inn. The Team Xtreme truck and trailer with the race car inside was stolen...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  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

Tony Stewart won’t race at Watkins Glen following fatal accident (Photo)

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen on Sunday after hitting and killing 20-year-old sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr., at a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, N.Y., Saturday night.
Via IMAGE CPR SPORTS
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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