Tag Archive: Tony Stewart

Nov 01

Boycott threat emerges as next teams face collapse

Battle lines are being drawn as F1 reacts to the ‘crisis’ of collapsing teams.

2014-07-20 - 99005 - Red Bull Racing - Daniel Ricciardo But Red Bull’s Dr Helmut Marko declared unequivocally ahead of the US grand prix: “We are ready.” He was referring to the concept of three-car teams, as he admitted to Germany’s Auto Motor und Sport that it might cost the sport’s big players up to $30 million each. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

NASCAR penalizes drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart

“These penalties are about maintaining a safe environment following the race” – Robin Pemberton

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR has assessed behavioral penalties to drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their involvement in post-race incidents on Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

2016 team Haas announces name tweak

The plans of F1’s newest team are marching on.

Haas F1 Team Although it will only debut in 2016, the American outfit Haas Formula has announced a name tweak. The team is now called Haas F1 Team, with the name-change decision made by founder and chairman Gene Haas “to better correlate his team with motor racing’s most prestigious series”. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 01

Kasey Kahne wins Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta

Kahne earns first victory — and Chase berth — with thrilling finish

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show — and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Aug 10

Police: Stewart struck, killed driver with sprint car (updated)

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart’s sprint car collided with driver Kevin Ward Jr.

2011-02-18_0129 Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver with his sprint car late Saturday night during a dirt-track race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department announced early Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 10

Steiner unsure Danica Patrick eyeing F1 debut

It is “too early” to be linking Danica Patrick with F1’s newest team, the 2016 debutant Haas.

Danica-Patrick-helmet-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-Series-Daytona-2013-July-4 - CG American Patrick, the world’s most famous female racing driver, already drives for Haas’ Nascar team, the jointly Tony Stewart-owned Stewart-Haas. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 07

Danica Patrick ‘possible’ for Haas F1 seat – boss

The door to formula one could be opening up for Danica Patrick.

Danica-Patrick-helmet-NASCAR-Sprint-Cup-Series-Daytona-2013-July-4 - CG In April, the sport’s newest team owner, Gene Haas, said the world’s most famous female racing driver will not be making the switch from Nascar. Read the rest of this entry »

May 23

Jenson Button, Kevin Magnussen and Tony Stewart race into new TOONED series with Mobil 1

Second ExxonMobil and McLaren TOONED collaboration showcases benefits of world’s leading synthetic motor oil

2014-05-22 - McLaren Mercedes - Monaco - Mobil1_PROMO_poster_b_v02 ExxonMobil and McLaren Mercedes are teaming up again for another installment of the McLaren animated TOONED series that focuses on the benefits of Mobil 1™ synthetic motor oil and celebrates the 20th anniversary of the technology partnership between the two organizations.

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Sep 05

Alonso best paid driver in motor sport – Forbes

Forbes said the Ferrari driver earns $30 million per year

2013-06-09_1451Fernando Alonso has emerged as clearly the highest earning driver in the entire world of motor racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

Stewart wins at Dover; Johnson denied

Stewart takes advantage of Johnson getting black-flagged on late restart

Tony Stewart - Victoire DoverA penalty to Jimmie Johnson was all Tony Stewart needed to break out of a four-month slump. Read the rest of this entry »

May 27

Thunder Road to host NASCAR star

Clint Bowyer to Race in VT Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup

Clint Bowyer- © Tom Pennington Getty Images for NASCARThunder Road officials announced this morning that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Clint Bowyer will be participating in the Vermont Lottery Commission Governor’s Cup at Barre VT’s Thunder Road on Thursday, July 11. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Last lap wreck at Daytona injures fans, mars Tony Stewart’s Nationwide victory

A tire from Larson’s car flew into the grandstands

NASCAR - Tony StewartNASCAR - Tony Stewart 2Tony Stewart won Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, but the elation of his victory disappeared in the wake of a heart-stopping wreck that saw Kyle Larson’s car demolished after flying into the crossover gate that provides access from the asphalt to the main grandstand. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

Retrofitted: Eldora, Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, give Trucks throw-back feel

New additions, classic look for 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule

Canadian Tire Motorsport Park logoNASCAR CAMPING WORLD Truck SeriesNASCAR today announced the 2013 schedule for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, a slate that includes two exciting firsts: the series’ first race on dirt and its inaugural international event.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

New Hampshire’s First Race Wrote Chase’s Script

2010_09_18_EHB_2866NHMS LogoHow accurately did July’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway preview this year’s Chase field? Within one position of perfection.

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Sep 18

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the SYLVANIA 300

There have been 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NHMS Logo2010_09_18_EHB_2866A look at some of the top statistical performers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire going into the SYLVANIA 300 on Sept. 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast facts

Atlanta crucial stop for Top 10, Wild Card hopefuls

NASCAR logoDrivers effectively shut out of the top 10 in the standings have two chances remaining to make this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ via the Wild Card route – Sunday night in Atlanta and Sept. 8 at Richmond.

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Jul 12

Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart wins 2012 ‘Best Driver’ ESPY Award

It is the third time Stewart has taken home “Best Driver” honors

2012-02-26_0085Tony stewart MartinsvilleTony Stewart, three-time and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champ, last night took home the 2012 ESPY for “Best Driver” at the 20th annual ESPY Awards on ESPN, beating out four-time IZOD IndyCar Series champion Dario Franchitti, F1 champion Sebastian Vettel and NHRA champion Del Worsham.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

Summertime’s The Right Time For ‘Smoke’

2012-02-26_0086NASCAR logoAh, summer. Heat, steamy humidity, slick asphalt and yes, it’s Tony Stewart time. That’s one way to explain why the three-time and defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion won his fourth Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola on July 7. Or that 24 of Smoke’s 47 career wins have come between June 1 and the close of NASCAR’s regular season in early September at Richmond International Raceway.

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Jun 19

Tony Stewart pulls away from Carl Edwards to advance to Round 3 of the “Drive For The Cover” campaign

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Toyota/Save Mart 350

NASCAR logo2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart fans made sure that Carl Edwards didn’t get a second chance to defeat Smoke on his way to another title, this time for the right to be the cover driver for NASCAR The Game: Inside Line.

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Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

Comeback Kid: Media predict Johnson rebound

Five-Time Champion barely edges Edwards, Gordon, Stewart

Jimmie Johnson 2011-07-30 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesUndoubtedly, Jimmie Johnson would like to forget that the 2011 season ever happened. Apparently, voters in NASCARMedia.com’s annual preseason poll already have. Members of NASCARMedia.com picked Johnson to reign supreme once again – despite a career-low sixth-place finish in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 06

NASCAR’s Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne nominated for Cartoon Network’s second Annual Hall of Game Awards

Jimmie Johnson to Present “The World’s Fastest Award”
NASCAR Propels Giants To Super Bowl Victory

Trevor Bayne 2012-01-06 2011-02-19_0426Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne, known to most sports fans as winners in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, could soon add “Dance Machine” and “Gnarliest Newb” to their respective resumes. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Competitive season also provided some oddities (+photos)

Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart finished off 2011 with a hot streak not seen since Rusty Wallace

NASCAR Truck Series 2011-11-22 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards accomplished an odd piece of trivia that hadn’t been done since the Modern Era began. And a California driver named Jim Cook shares one unusual trait with Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

Biffle and Edwards on front row in Kansas City (+result)

NASCAR Cup – Kansas – Qualifying times

Greg Biffle Ford 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesGreg Biffle will start this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Hollywood Casino 400 from pole at Kansas Speedway, with team mate and Chase contender Carl Edwards alongside him. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 15

Dirt Sports Off-Road Pavilion to bebut at IMIS 2011

The Dirt Sports Off-Road Pavilion will be an area dedicated to the off-road racing segment

Officials with the International Motorsports Industry Show (IMIS) announced today that the 2011 event will feature a new area when its doors open in December that will focus on the emerging off-road racing community.

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Aug 13

Kyle Busch storms to first Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen (+result)

Andrew Ranger further back in 35th position

Kyle Bush Pole Awatd Watkins GlenAndrew Ranger inside Bully Hill Ford 32Kyle Busch showed the aces at Watkins Glen International that he has developed a mastery of the road courses, too. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 31

Paul Menard stretches fuel to win Brickyard 400 (+result)

 In a season of improbable first-time winners

Paul Menard Brick Yard victoryBrick Yard 400 logoIn NASCAR’s biggest races, Paul Menard stretched his fuel mileage and held off a charging Jeff Gordon to win Sunday’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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