Latest Tony Stewart News

Joe Gibbs says success all about finding the right people

May. 23, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — When Joe Gibbs decided to venture off from the NFL and form a race team in 1992 he was scared. Petrified, in fact. Gibbs had won three Super Bowls as coach of the Washington Redskins, but he was an outsider starting from scratch when it came to stock car racing. And when his team...

Stewart, Gibbs, Labonte elected to NASCAR Hall of Fame

May. 22, 2019 7:30 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Tony Stewart and friends are heading to the NASCAR Hall of Fame. The three-time Cup Series champion will be inducted alongside his former car owner Joe Gibbs and teammate Bobby Labonte. Driver Buddy Baker and mechanic Waddell Wilson rounded out the Class of 2020. "It totally changed...

Today in History

May. 20, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 20, the 140th day of 2019. There are 225 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 20, 1927, Charles Lindbergh took off from Roosevelt Field on Long Island, New York, aboard the Spirit of St. Louis on his historic solo flight to France. On this date: In...

Punch Out: Bowyer, Newman end All-Star Race with fight

May. 18, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer had a lot more to say to Ryan Newman after the checkered flag flew at the NASCAR All-Star Race. He made sure his fists sent that message. Bowyer rushed Newman's car after the cool-down lap, frantically trying to land blows through the window while Newman had his helmet on...

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package

May. 8, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch was not surprised he dodged a fine from NASCAR for ranting about its current rules package. Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine. But NASCAR let Busch's criticism go this...

Jarrett Andretti to fulfill father's wish to race at Indy

Apr. 12, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Jarrett Andretti will fulfill his father's wish to see him race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway when he becomes the seventh Andretti to race at the venerable track in his Indy Lights debut next month. Andretti is a third-generation racer from one of the most famous racing families...

Stewart-Haas inks Toco Warranty as new sponsor

Apr. 12, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Stewart-Haas Racing announced a partnership with Toco Warranty that will make the company a primary sponsor of Clint Bowyer's No. 14 Ford Mustang for four races this season. The company will debut with SHR during the April 26-28 race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. Bowyer's car...