Latest Tony Stewart News

Dixon eyes record-tying 7th championship after Nashville win

Aug. 07, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Scott Dixon arrived in Nashville not really a championship favorite, but still mathematically eligible to win a record-tying seventh IndyCar title. And even though he was stuck in the middle of a tight pack of drivers jostling for the championship, The...

SHR restructures as Frood leaves NASCAR team for lacrosse

Aug. 02, 2022 07:53 AM EDT

Stewart-Haas Racing restructured its leadership department of the NASCAR team to replace president Brett Frood, who was announced as commissioner of the National Lacrosse League on Tuesday. Frood has been with SHR since Tony Stewart became co-owner of the organization in 2009. He'll...

Elliott won't celebrate gifted Pocono win after Hamlin DQ

Jul. 25, 2022 14:43 PM EDT

Chase Elliott left Pocono Raceway as a third-place finisher and learned when he landed home in Georgia that he had been declared the race winner. Whether NASCAR's most popular driver wants to celebrate the victory or not, it's his — Joe Gibbs Racing declined to appeal the penalties...

Elliott given Pocono win after Hamlin, Busch disqualified

Jul. 24, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The siren at the Dawsonville, Georgia, pool hall that sounds whenever Chase Elliott wins a race did indeed go off Sunday night without the hometown star ever leading a lap at Pocono Raceway. “Winner, winner Joe Gibbs Racing are cheaters!” the Dawsonville...

TSR's Pruett, Hagan fastest at NHRA Mile-High Nationals

Jul. 15, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Tony Stewart Racing teammates Leah Pruett and Matt Hagan topped the opening day of qualifying Friday in the NHRA Mile-High Nationals at Bandimere Speedway. Pruett had a 3.788-second run at 326.79 mph in her Top Fuel dragster. Hagan ran a 3.927 at 319.07 in...

Competitive Matt Kenseth still chasing wins, makes SRX debut

Jul. 08, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Matt Kenseth wasn't sure he was ready to retire from NASCAR competition the first time in 2017, when his seat was given to a younger driver. Kenseth was still winning races when he stepped away as a two-time Daytona 500 winner and the 2003 Cup champion. In fact, he won the...

Reddick wins at Road America for 1st NASCAR Cup victory

Jul. 03, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Tyler Reddick needed a little longer than expected to win in the NASCAR Cup Series. The circumstances of his triumph made it worth the wait. Reddick won Sunday at Road America by outdueling Chase Elliott, the defending champion on the course...

Wallace says his frustrations result from his passion to win

Jul. 02, 2022 18:09 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Bubba Wallace says the pointed criticism he made toward members of his crew last weekend were a result of his passion to win and shouldn’t harm his relationship with them. “We have a team capable of winning, cars capable of winning,” Wallace said as...

Ross Chastain threading fine line of aggression, patience

Jul. 01, 2022 10:42 AM EDT

Ross Chastain has proven to be a decent road racer over his career and there's no reason to believe he won't be in the mix Sunday at Road America in Wisconsin. But it takes a fine line of patience and aggression to battle for race wins and Chastain has been trying hard to find that...

Castroneves hoping SRX win leads to seat in Daytona 500

Jun. 24, 2022 13:43 PM EDT

Justin Marks' own mother heard the rumor and texted her son, the owner of Trackhouse Racing, to find out if Helio Castroneves will be running the Daytona 500 for the NASCAR team. That would be the logical spot for the four-time Indianapolis 500 winner who has longed to give NASCAR a...