Tony Stewart lost one of his best opportunities to win a race last week in Indy. Complaining of a loose condition, he dropped from sixth on the grid to 17th at the checkers.
In order to qualify for the Chase, Tony Stewart will almost certainly need to win a race during the regular season. He currently sits 19th in the standings, 22 behind the current cutoff for drivers who could potentially make the playoffs on points. The Crown Royal 400 provides him with an excellent opportunity.
Tony Stewart will race a new chassis designated 14-827 this week. It has not seen race conditions, but performed exceptionally well in last December’s open test at Charlotte with teammate Kevin Harvick behind the wheel.
In his first attempt in a sprint car since last year’s injury that sidelined him for the end of the NASCAR season, Tony Stewart beat a field of 21 cars at Tri-City Motor Speedway in Auburn Mich.
Tony Stewart has a reputation for heating up during the summer and early fall. Fantasy owners may have seen the first glimpse of that with his seventh-place finish in the Camping World RV Sales 301.
Tony Stewart finished seventh in Sunday’s Camping World RV Sales 301, but still finds himself outside of Chase contention. He currently sits 19th in the points’ standings, 22 markers behind the current cutoff.
Tony Stewart finished second and first in New Hampshire’s two races of 2011 and hopes to have some of that same strength this year.
Tony Stewart (No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet) has three wins, 14 top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 11.9 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Tony Stewart (No. 14 Bass Pro Shops / Ducks Unlimited Chevrolet) has four wins, nine top fives, 14 top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 17.1 at Daytona International Speedway.
Tony Stewart finishes 11th in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
This weekend's race will mark Tony Stewart’s 538th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his fourth at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta.
Tony Stewart (No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing, Chevrolet) is 16th in the standings with 402 points.
Tony Stewart (No. 14 Mobil 1 / Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet) has two wins, five top fives, nine top 10s; one pole and an average finish of 12.0 at Sonoma Raceway.
The Quicken Loans 400 will mark Tony Stewart’s 536th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and his 30th Sprint Cup start at Michigan.