On the heels of the most remarkable championship run in recent NASCAR history, with a change in team leadership and facing the most competitive race fields in memory, Tony Stewart still shows no signs of conceding his title reign.
Stewart earned his third victory of the season Saturday night in a crazy, wild, but oh-so-typical race at Daytona International Speedway - the win tying him with Brad Keselowski for the most of the season. Stewart held that honor on his own last year when he reeled off five victories in a 10-race season-ending championship run.
If the pressure of defending a championship, the uncertainty of having a new crew chief calling the shots, the duties of owning a team or the challenge of an ultra-competitive field was supposed to slow down Stewart, it hasn't.
He's in championship form and it's barely summer - the time of the year Stewart traditionally gets as hot as the temperatures.
"I'm really proud of (crew chief) Steve (Addington), eve...