Tag Archive: Tony Stewart

Sep 30

Statement from Brian France on Tony Stewart

NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on Tony Stewart

NASCAR logo“When I think of Tony Stewart, unmatched passion and a pure love of the sport come to mind. He has won championships and millions of fans. But he has given back so much more, and that’s what I admire most.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Late wreck gets Tony Stewart, four others

Stewart-Haas Racing teammate Kurt Busch also caught up

Sprint Unlimited logo A wreck involving Tony Stewart on Lap 68 brought out the second red flag of the Sprint Unlimited. Stewart was running inside the top three at the time of the wreck, when he appeared to get loose and then made contact with Greg Biffle. The red flag was withdrawn within a few minutes. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Tony Stewart called to hauler over weigh-in

Driver receives black flag after not taking mandatory driver weigh-in

Tony Stewart called to hauler over weigh-inOn-track performance might weigh on Tony Stewart’s mind. But off-the-track weighing clearly wasn’t on his mind before Friday’s Sprint Unlimited practice at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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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