Stories tagged: Tony Stewart
Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Tony Stewart enjoying new role, puts Le Mans on ‘bucket list’
Tony Stewart can show up late, leave early or not even attend NASCAR practices these days. It’s one of the perks of his pseudo retirement.
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:32 p.m.
Retired NASCAR star Tony Stewart returns to sprint cars
Tony Stewart’s return to sprint car racing provided him more frustration than frivolity. Driving a sprint car for the first time since he accidentally struck and killed Kevin Ward during …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, midnight
Huckleberries: Huckleberries mailbag: Some love us, some love us not
Four weeks into his expanded column-writing duties, D.F. Oliveria goes through email responses to Huckleberries from readers. Among them, Tony Stewart, the guiding light of the region’s human rights movement, …
Wed., Sept. 28, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
Tony Stewart weary of fighting with NASCAR
Tony Stewart is at peace with however his final season in NASCAR comes to an end.
Thu., Sept. 15, 2016, 7:12 p.m.
Tony Stewart plans to meet with Ryan Newman about wreck
Tony Stewart said he expects to meet with fellow driver Ryan Newman and NASCAR officials Friday at Chicagoland Speedway in an attempt to smooth over some hard feelings from last …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016, 9:12 p.m.
Tony Stewart will drive ‘throwback’ car at Southern 500
Tony Stewart is hoping that going old school will change his luck at Darlington Raceway for his final Southern 500.
Fri., July 29, 2016, 7:07 p.m.
Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as long as needed
Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans lined the outside the media center in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought …
Sat., July 23, 2016, 9:08 p.m.
Stewart puts winning ahead of nostalgia in Indianapolis farewell
When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4:13 p.m.
Tony Stewart wins NASCAR race at Sonoma to snap 84-event drought
For at least one weekend, Smoke was back. Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion – refusing to let Denny Hamlin …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 10:26 a.m.
NASCAR Driver Council to pay Tony Stewart $35,000 fine
Tony Stewart’s peers will pay the $35,000 fine NASCAR levied against the three-time champion for criticizing the series about a potential safety hazard during races.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 7:22 p.m.
Tony Stewart cleared to race, will be in car at Richmond
Tony Stewart has been cleared to return to racing and will be back in his car Friday at Richmond International Raceway.
Tue., March 8, 2016, 1:35 p.m.
Spokane County forms new task force directed at combating hate crimes
A new, 23-member task force made up of Spokane County religious, community and government leaders will seek to help victims of hate crimes and fight discrimination across the county.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Brian Vickers to replace Tony Stewart at Daytona
Brian Vickers is expected to replace injured driver Tony Stewart for the NASCAR season opener at Daytona International Speedway, The Associated Press has learned.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Tony Stewart’s final NASCAR ride hits bumpy snag
The exit plan for Tony Stewart has gone horribly wrong.
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 6:21 p.m.
NASCAR’s Tony Stewart hospitalized with back injury
Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart was hospitalized Tuesday with a back injury and Stewart-Haas Racing said the team was unsure of the extent of his injuries just a week before …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015, midnight
In brief: NASCAR’s Jimmie Johnson nears next milestone
Autos: Jimmie Johnson was still only a prospect in NASCAR’s developmental series when he tried to work up the nerve to talk to Jeff Gordon in 2000. What he didn’t …
Thu., Oct. 1, 2015, midnight
Tony Stewart announces retirement date after 2016 season
There was no final straw, no outside influence, no personal trauma that led Tony Stewart to set an expiration date on his NASCAR career. Instead, the three-time NASCAR champion simply …
Wed., Aug. 26, 2015, midnight
Idaho state lawmaker’s Confederate flag photo disappointing to some
An Idaho state representative’s Facebook post of herself posing with a Confederate flag has touched a nerve in the state, which still resents being associated with the racism of Richard …
Sat., Aug. 15, 2015, midnight
Parents of dead driver want ‘justice’
The parents of a sprint car driver struck and killed last year by Tony Stewart believe a wrongful death lawsuit is the only way to hold the NASCAR star accountable. …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015, midnight
Ward family files suit against Tony Stewart
ALBANY, N.Y. – The family of a young driver struck and killed by Tony Stewart’s car on an upstate New York sprint racing track filed a wrongful death lawsuit against …
Fri., Feb. 13, 2015, midnight
Stewart-Haas Racing puts Kurt Busch backup plan in place
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Team owner Tony Stewart has a contingency plan in place should Kurt Busch be unable to drive this season because of his legal troubles. Stewart did …
Sun., Dec. 7, 2014, midnight
Huckleberries: Take the candy to the bathroom, go directly to jail
There aren’t many candy bars out there worth a misdemeanor shoplifting citation, let alone a felony charge. Maybe a Snickers. Or a giant peanut butter cup. But not much else. …
Fri., Oct. 31, 2014, midnight
Stewart likes Harvick’s chances
Tony Stewart has never been fond of predictions and when asked, he almost always gives the same response: “If I knew the answer to that, I’d probably be a bookie …
Thu., Sept. 25, 2014, midnight
Tony Stewart will not face charges in deadly crash
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – After more than six weeks in limbo, NASCAR star Tony Stewart finally got the news he wanted. A grand jury that heard testimony from more than two …
Wed., Sept. 24, 2014, 12:27 p.m.
Tony Stewart will not face charges in driver’s death
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) — A grand jury has decided against charging NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the August death of another driver at a sprint car race in upstate New …
Wed., Sept. 17, 2014, midnight
Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR’s Tony Stewart
A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. …
Fri., Sept. 12, 2014, midnight
Recovered Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin says the right knee he injured at the hockey world championship is fine and he’s been working out for the past month or so. …
Sun., Aug. 31, 2014, midnight
Jeff Gordon says Tony Stewart could run strong in Atlanta
Jeff Gordon is expecting Tony Stewart to be a contender in his return to the track. Kevin Harvick will be on the pole but Stewart, who will start 12th, will …
Sat., Aug. 30, 2014, midnight
Auto racing notes: Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal
Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium – unshaven, his eyes glassy – and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his …
Fri., Aug. 29, 2014, midnight
Tony Stewart to return to competition Sunday
Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. …