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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @ tobalical
Tony Stewart has had a tumultuous few weeks of racing at local short tracks. A few weeks ago he was credited for starting a 15 car pileup that injured another driver, then this past week he rolled his own Sprint Car five times.
Now it appears that his latest venture in a sprint car race has ended any chance he had of making the 2013 Chase For The Sprint Cup.
According to ESPN, Stewart was the leader on lap 25 of a 30 lap feature at Southern Iowa Speedway when a lapped car lost control and collected several others including the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion.
Stewart sustained a broken tibia and fibula in the melee and was flown to a local hospital, where he required corrective surgery immediately. As a result Stewart will miss this week’s race at Watkins Glen.
Stewart-Haas Racing hasn’t commented on the accident and also has yet to name a replacement driver. Stewart of course shrugged off the media last week for making ...
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NASCAR driver and former 3 time champion Tony Stewart was rushed into surgery to repair a broken leg he suffered in a sprint car crash he suffered in Iowa. Stewart broke his leg after crashing his sprint car at the Southern Iowa Speedway. Stewart broke both his broken tibia and fibula, he was rushed into following the accident. Stewart, who is currently 11th in the cup standings...
Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series broke both bones in his lower right leg Monday night in a sprint car crash at Southern Iowa Speedway, a half-mile dirt oval in Oskaloosa, Iowa Stewart-Haas Racing confirmed early Tuesday morning that the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke the tibia and fibula in his right leg. Stewart was...
Tony Stewart broke his right leg on Monday evening during a sprint car race in Iowa, which leaves the seat open in his Chevrolet with only five races remaining till the championship field is set. Max Papis will be driving the No. 14 this weekend at Watkins Glen, but Stewart will likely be out multiple races into the Chase.
Greg Zipadelli, Competition Director for Stewart-Haas Racing...
Stewart-Haas Racing competition director Greg Zipadelli said Wednesday that the team does not have a definitive timeline for Tony Stewart’s return, and will move forward as if the three-time NASCAR champion will not be available for several weeks. “Well, I don’t think we have a timeline right now. I think Tony has one
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By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical
The news that Tony Stewart broke a leg in Monday night’s feature event at the half-mile Southern Iowa Speedway has spread like wildfire. All of a sudden everyone is enjoying their seat as an armchair quarterback, and they’ve all started to post the hypothetical articles and blogs of...
Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart broke his right leg in a sprint car race late Monday night at Southern Iowa Speedway, a half-mile dirt oval. Stewart, 42, broke his right right tibia and fibula and had surgery after he was transported to a local hospital. According to the Des Moines Register, Stewart was leading the 30-