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Roger Penske made a bold statement on Friday, asking where Tony Stewart was and saying he would field a car for him if he wanted to do the Indianapolis 500/Coca-Cola 600 double next May.
After some laughter by everyone in attendance, he reiterated that he wasn’t joking and would love to have Stewart run one of his Chevrolet powered IndyCar’s in Indy.
Now, Stewart has said the last couple of years that his window has closed to race in the Indianapolis 500 as he doesn’t think it’s possible to come in and race without any preparation of any other races. Also, the IZOD IndyCar Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series would have to work together to make this work.
It seems like a dream scenario for everyone involved and makes perfect sense, but will it actually happen?
If Stewart does decide to get back in the shape needed to race an IndyCar machine and both series work together, he certainly could do it. If there’s any driver or any race where someone could jump in and be competi...
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