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Ford Performance NASCAR: Daytona (Ford OEM/Owners Press Conference)

Ford Notes & Quotes Ford OEM/Owners Press Conference (Daytona International Speedway) Saturday, February 17, 2018 - Page 1 Good afternoon, everybody, and we are going to continue ahead here with our media availabilities here at DIS, and this is the third of three OEM availabilities, and we're join


The Latest: Kevin Harvick raves about Chase Elliott’s role

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) The Latest on Daytona 500 media day (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Elliott Sadler is ready for another shot at an elusive championship. The 42-year-old Xfinity Series driver has finished second four of the last seven years, including back-to-back seasons. He finished fourth or


Erik Jones, Kasey Kahne among drivers with new 2018 homes

Wondering which NASCAR Cup drivers switched teams, retired or were bumped from rides since the end of last season? We've got you covered. With cars hitting the track Saturday at Daytona International Speedway, here are all the driver-team changes for the 2018.Aric Almirola 2017 team: Richard Petty M


NASCAR champ Tony Stewart returns to sprint cars: Guide to Florida short-track action in February

Mosquitoes the size of wharf rats, pythons in the Everglades, more miles of toll roads than any other state, and the occasional hurricane: Yes, there are downsides to living in Florida. But where else can you spend the evening of Feb. 1 at a dirt track, watching 410-cubic-inch sprint cars, and the t


New role suits Tony Gibson's hands-on style at Stewart-Haas Racing

Nearly a year ago, Tony Gibson provided one of the most genuine celebration scenes of the season, with raw emotion from atop the pit box after watching Kurt Busch's No. 41 Ford take the checkered flag in the Daytona 500. One thing about that: Amid the build-up of the final lap in his chaotic work sp


Kyle Busch not a fan of NASCAR's marketing campaigns promoting young drivers

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Kyle Busch made his first NASCAR Cup start 14 years ago, just before turning 19 years old. He used to be one of the up-and-coming stars of the sport, battling names such as Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth fo


Two of Tony Stewart's Historic Winning Cars on Display at PPB Motorsports 2018 Show

Three time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will have two of his most prized possessions on display at the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports 2018 Race Car & Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco and Distributed by Insinger Performance taking place at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA Ja


Stewart sixth in Fort Wayne event

Nick Hamilton of Danville captured the 20th annual Rumble on Fort Wayne finale at the Allen County Memorial Expo Center on Saturday. It was the 20-year-old's first win in the event. Columbus' Tony Stewart finished sixth. "I was raised watching races at Fort Wayne, and this has been a lifelong dream


Stewart-Haas Racing raises the flag on 10th anniversary

With the calendar turning to 2018, Stewart-Haas Racing is raising the flag - literally - on its 10th anniversary as a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series organization. Tony Stewart and Gene Haas joined forces in 2009 as Stewart moved to the organization following a successful and two-time championship-


Ken de la Bastide column: Little 500 top race of 2018

As always, there was some great racing during the past year at all levels of competition and particularly in central Indiana. Based on the races I witnessed in person in 2017, these were the best of the best. Topping the list is the 69th running of the Pay Less Little 500 at Anderson Speedway, which


Homestead-Miami Speedway

Track Specs 2003-current: Track/Race Length: 1.5 mile oval Degree of Banking: Turns: Variable 18-19-20 degrees Straightaways: Length: 1,760 feet, Width: 55 feet, Banking: 4 degrees Pit Road Speed: 45mph Lighting added for 2005 season Groundbreaking: Aug. 24, 1993 Opened: Nov. 3, 1995 Grandsta


SEE IT: Tony Stewart gets into scary wreck during race in New Zealand 

Former NASCAR driver Tony Stewart was driving in a dirt sprint car race in New Zealand Tuesday when he got into a scary crash. Motorsport Moments shared a video of the wreck that happened at Robertson Holden International Speedway. Stewart ended up crashing when he tried to move up in the race fro


Video shows Tony Stewart's frightening crash in New Zealand

Tony Stewart may have retired from NASCAR, but he's a race car driver at heart and still likes to hit the track. The three-time Cup Series champion was competing in dirt sprint car races in New Zealand this week when he was involved in a frightening crash. Video from Motorsport Moments captured the


Judge: Wrongful death lawsuit against Tony Stewart can proceed

1971: Race car driver Tony Stewart, who won the NASCAR championship in 2002, 2005 and 2011, is born in Columbus, Indiana. Stewart also won an IndyCar Series championship in 1997, making him the only driver to win a championship in both NASCAR and IndyCar. SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) - A federal judge in


Repot: Judge delivers setback to Tony Stewart, rules civil lawsuit can go forward in Kevin Ward Jr. death

Tony Stewart has suffered a setback related to the civil lawsuit filed against him by the family of Kevin Ward Jr. U.S. district judge David Hurd on Tuesday ruled that racing liability waivers signed by Ward do not protect Stewart against wrongful death claims by Ward's family, according to an ESPN


Judge declines to throw out claims against Tony Stewart in wrongful death suit

Tony Stewart is not protected from claims of wrongful death by waivers signed by Kevin Ward Jr., a U.S. District Court judge ruled Tuesday, potentially leaving it up to a jury to decide whether Stewart should be held liable for the 20-year-old's death. The federal lawsuit, in which the Ward family c


Tony Stewart's Having A Rough Few Weeks

GIF via Motorsport Moments on YouTube There have been some good times for Tony Stewart in the past few weeks: He got engaged, and the sprint-car series he owns announced a television deal for next year. But other things haven't been so great, like the fact that an angry fan's been stalking him for y


Next up for Stewart: Kick things up a gear in short-track racing

COLUMBUS, Ind. - Tony Stewart put the brakes on his NASCAR racing career this year, but next year he plans to go full throttle with short-track racing. After retiring as a driver from NASCAR's top racing circuit after the 2016 season, the Columbus resident and three-time Cup Series season champion l


Fan favourite and American visitor crash out

A Stewart won the second round of the International Sprintcar series, but not the one many of the crowd came to see, with American Shane Stewart winning a tight feature. One of the best crowds to see the International Series round at Palmerston North on Tuesday would have been disappointed when worl


Kiwi drivers try to keep Sprintcar title on New Zealand shores

SPEEDWAY: Tony Stewart, one of the world's great motor racing drivers on tarmac or dirt, will be keen to stamp his class on the second round of the International Sprintcar series at Palmerston North on Tuesday night. Stewart is one of five World of Outlaw sprintcar drivers who originally began the o