In the past two years, Tony Stewart has missed races late in the season because of sprint car accidents and that has stalled his momentum. One of his accidents occurred in 2013 and caused him to miss the fall Dover International Speedway event, but the last time he was there before that, he scored his third win on this track.
Tony Stewart has "announced that he will retire from the Sprint Cup Series after the 2016 season," according to NBC’s Nate Ryan. He is open to continue racing in support series after that date, but does not have any permanent plans.
Tony Stewart finished 11th in the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and earned his best finish since he was ninth at Pocono Raceway eight weeks ago.
Tony Stewart was third fastest in the first practice session for the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway with a speed of 175.710 mph. He landed between teammates Kurt Busch (175.842) and Kevin Harvick (175.654).
Tony Stewart’s run of top-five starts this season came to an end at Bristol Motor Speedway. He failed to find any significant speed in qualification for the Irwin Tools Night Race and was forced to take a provisional to make the race.
Tony Stewart qualified fifth for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400. That is his fourth consecutive top-five start in the NASCAR Cup series.
With one hour remaining in the first practice session for the Pure Michigan 400, Tony Stewart sat atop the leaderboard. His top speed was 194.610 mph.
For the third straight week this season, Tony Stewart advanced to the final round of qualification. In fact, he posted his third straight top-five time trial effort and rolls off the grid third for the Cheez-it 355k at the Glen.
The family of Kevin Ward Jr. has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart for his part in the death of their son, according NBC Sports’ Dustin Long.
Tony Stewart qualified well in his last two NASCAR races, but he failed to secure a strong finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in the Crown Royal Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard last week. This week, he had a little luck on his side and secured his second top-10 finish of the year in the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.
For the second straight week, Tony Stewart will line up among the top five on one of NASCAR’s flat tracks. He qualified fifth for the Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway.
Tony Stewart posted the fastest single lap in the first session of time trials, but he slipped to fourth in the second round and he will start on the outside of row two for the Crown Royal Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That is his best qualification effort so far in a season filled with disappointments.
Tony Stewart spun off of turn two at about the 35 minute mark and hit the inside wall. He will be forced to roll out a backup car.
Tony Stewart swept the top-five in 2012 at Pocono Raceway and the top-10 the following season, but last year he finished outside that mark in both races, which leaves fantasy owners questioning if the 2014 results were an anomaly or a change in direction.