Three-time NASCAR Cup champion Tony Stewart has agreed to settle with the parents of Kevin Ward Jr. five weeks before the wrongful death lawsuit over Ward’s death was supposed to go to trial, reports ESPN. Ward died after being hit by Stewart’s car at a race during the Empire Super Sprints race at Canandaigua Speedway…
There have been some good times for Tony Stewart in the past few weeks: He got engaged, and the sprint-car series he owns announced a television deal for next year. But other things haven’t been so great, like the fact that an angry fan’s been stalking him for years and he keeps wrecking sprint cars overseas.
Tony Stewart isn’t in the clear just yet regarding the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who died of blunt trauma injuries after being struck by Stewart’s car in 2014. Criminal charges against Stewart were dropped two years ago, but Ward Jr.’s parents have since filed a civil lawsuit that they’re fighting to be heard.
Look, we’ve all seen old NASCAR dudes hock boner pills as they ride the wave of #brand cash into old age. Today’s Daytona 500 is Fox Sports commentator Michael Waltrip’s last race as a competitor, and comedian Larry the Cable Guy was all too knowledgeable about how NASCAR’s old men continue to make a buck even long…
Tony Stewart will retire from full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition after Sunday’s race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and he’s apparently getting a lot of texts about it all. But he can’t exactly answer them, because NBC Sports reports that someone stole Stewart’s phone on Thursday.
A Dirt Late Model driver died from injuries sustained in a crash on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway, a half-mile dirt oval in Ohio. The event continued after the wreck, as the driver was transported to the hospital for severe injuries at the time.
When you missed picture day at school and had to make it up.
The “big one” feels like an inevitability at NASCAR’s restrictor-plate tracks like Daytona. At some point, all the cars that have been bunched together by the kit that limits their top speeds will come together in a massive wad of bent metal and sadness. You might as well pass the time with a song.
Sonoma Raceway proved once again why it’s one of the most interesting races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule. Holy crap, the last lap delivered.
This year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup All-Star Race may be a little hard to follow, especially with the caution at the end of the first segment. Fortunately, driver and grand marshal for the night Tony Stewart isn’t one to mince words about things when he’s unhappy.
A gear failed on Danica Patrick’s Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet during NASCAR Sprint Cup practice at Dover International Speedway today, sending driver Jamie McMurray and Patrick’s team owner Tony Stewart into an unprotected hard wall. That’s worrying for Stewart, who is still recovering from a back injury.
Last year’s spring Talladega NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner, Dale Earnhardt Jr., will probably not be anywhere near the top this time around after a hard hit sent him to the garage. Earnhardt’s car got loose as he tried to move between two others, sending him into the barriers.
Good news, Smoke fans! Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend, and is even eligible for NASCAR’s playoff-style championship, the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Bad news, everyone: he was also just fined $35,000 for calling out NASCAR on something he should be able to voice concerns on: safety.
In a surprising move this week, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series powerhouse Stewart-Haas Racing announced that they were moving from campaigning Chevrolets to Fords for 2017. Naturally, some NASCAR fans are coping with this news better than others.
Tony Stewart was involved in a non-racing-related all-terrain vehicle accident Saturday that left him with a burst fracture of the L1 vertebra, per Autosport. Unfortunately, Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed today that Stewart will miss the start of his final NASCAR Sprint Cup season to recover from the injury.
Tony Stewart pointed out a major flaw with NASCAR in an interview with Dave Moody on Sirius/XM Radio: series chairman and CEO Brian France just isn’t there at the track. That might explain a few things.
Tony Stewart is the latest NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to mow the lawn. Stewart spun into the grass on lap 51 at Texas Motor Speedway, heavily damaging his car and taking him out of the race.
“Next year will be my last year in the Sprint Cup series,” NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and team owner Tony Stewart said in a press conference this afternoon. “It was a choice that was 100 percent mine. I think deep down, you know when it’s time to do something different.”