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Stewart: No intention of quitting Sprint Cup racing
Tony Stewart
Tony Stewart does not plan to compete in sprint
car races, at least not in the foreseeable future.
Kannapolis, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - Five days after a grand jury in Ontario County, New York exonerated him of any wrongdoing in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. during an accident in the Aug. 9 sprint car race, NASCAR driver Tony Stewart said he plans to move forward in his Sprint Cup Series racing career.

Stewart, a three-time champion in the series and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, spoke to reporters on Monday at his team's headquarters.

The 43-year-old driver does not plan to compete in sprint car races, at least not in the foreseeable future.  Full Story

Stewart still coping with tragedy
By Chris Symeon, Motorsports Editor
Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Seven weeks after his involvement in an accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on a dirt track in Upstate New York, Tony Stewart continues to deal with emotions surrounding the tragic incident.

Even though Stewart will not face any criminal charges for his role in the death of Ward, it might take a very long time for his life to return to normalcy, perhaps never.

Stewart, the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, spoke to reporters on Monday at his team's headquarters in Kannapolis, North Carolina. The 43-year-old Stewart answered a wide range of questions but did not talk specifically about the accident.  Full Story

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