Tony Stewart breaks silence about Kevin Ward, Jr, incident

A haggard, visibly shaken Tony Stewart broke his silence following the incident that took Kevin Ward, Jr.'s life at a sprint car race earlier this month. The NASCAR driver will compete in the Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Head over to Road & Track for a video and breakdown of Stewart's… » 8/29/14 1:53pm 8/29/14 1:53pm

Investigators Have A Second Video Of Tony Stewart Hitting Kevin Ward Jr.

The obvious question is whether criminal charges should or will be brought against Tony Stewart for his role in the death of Kevin Ward Jr during a sprint car race on Saturday. We won't know that for a while, but we do now know that police have video from a second angle of Stewart's car fatally striking Ward. » 8/13/14 9:24am 8/13/14 9:24am

Driver Kevin Ward, Jr. Killed In Incident With Tony Stewart

Numerous reports have racer Kevin Ward, Jr. killed in altercation with Tony Stewart at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York that ended with Stewart running over the driver. Ward, Jr. was "dead on arrival" at a local hospital according to the local sheriff. » 8/10/14 3:19am 8/10/14 3:19am

Bullrun Update: Kansas Drags

Just got off the phone with Haller and Bullrun co-chief Dave Green, who are currently hurtling along in a Lotus Elise with no air conditioning. There was a morning drag race in, Great Bend, KS, wherein the cab from the Queen Latifah bomb Taxi raced a local sherriff. The cab won. Meanwhile, we'll be joining the rally… » 7/25/06 5:00pm 7/25/06 5:00pm

Bullrun Update: Kansas City

So the veterans of the Fourth Battle of Bullrun aren't pulling into Manassas, VA tonight, but rather Kansas City, MO, after bombing down from Chicago via Saint Louis, presumably not stopping to check out the legendary screen door of Belleville, IL. Alex Roy has been aggregating anecdotes for us, and after the jump,… » 7/24/06 11:15pm 7/24/06 11:15pm

Bullrun Update: What's Up With the Stude?

Just got off the phone with Haller, riding along with Skiny in the Audi A6 4.2. He reports that the Chicago to St. Louis lunch run has some really fast portions to it, roads where it would be theoretically possible to do 200+. Meanwhile, after almost scoring an engine last night due to the generosity of one of our… » 7/24/06 4:00pm 7/24/06 4:00pm

Bullrun Update: Haller And Ward Need Chicagoland Speed Shop Help

If anyone out there's got a speed shop in Chicago, or has a buddy who does, Haller and Ward need your help as of right now. They're headed into the City of Big Shoulders with the Stude on Rawlings' trailer, and Kevin thinks he knows what the problem is — the lifters in the Chevy small block are toast. They need to… » 7/23/06 5:06pm 7/23/06 5:06pm

Bullrun Update: Canadian Convoy

As of right now, the Bullrunners are on their way to Chicago after leaving Toronto and heading toward Windsor and Detroit. According to Haller, the Stude is most likely toast after two more cylinders went out. The car is currently on Richard Rawlings' trailer. Speaking of Rawlings, the Texan has picked up another… » 7/23/06 4:45pm 7/23/06 4:45pm

Bullrun Update: Ford GT First into Toronto

We just received an update from Mister Roy in New York, who hasn't slept since Thursday and bombed out to the Poconos and back this afternoon. At 6:58 EDT, the Ferretti/Lehmann-Haupt Ford GT pulled up at the Toronto Hilton, with the Tove Christensen Porsche Turbo in lukewarm pursuit, arriving roughly 30 minutes… » 7/22/06 9:30pm 7/22/06 9:30pm

This Ain't Pamplona: The 2006 Bullrun is Off!

NEW YORK: So the initial hype is over and the action has begun. We just got off the phone with Alex Roy, who isn't competing in this year's Bullrun, but showed up in the Team Polizei M5 to escort the drivers up to Pocono and document the happenings. And happenings there were. After the jump, a gang of pics and lotsa… » 7/22/06 8:05pm 7/22/06 8:05pm

Bullrun Madness!

So, as the kids in the cross-country, rich-people-rallying community (and those who obsessively follow such things) know, the Bullrun kicks off tomorrow in Spinelli's backyard. What only a few kids know, is that if all goes according to plan, Davey G. will be an embedded reporter with the crew of Kevin Ward's… » 7/21/06 8:00pm 7/21/06 8:00pm