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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...
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...
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...
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

Tony Stewart not be completely healed, says he will be ready by Daytona

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Tony Stewart is ready to return to the wheel of the No. 14 Chevrolet for the 2014 season. During the annual NASCAR Media tour Stewart admitted that a broken leg that forced him to miss the end of the 2013 season was not fully healed. “This is an injury that’s not healed 100% — there’s no bones about it,” Stewart said about his leg. “But it...
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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