Posts Tagged NASCAR

Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) looks over the damage to his car after he hit the wall during a NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Hampton, Ga..  (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.

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Tony Stewart’s return to race track ends early

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) gets a tire during an NASCAR Sprint Cup auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in Hampton, Ga. Stewart was racing for the first time since being involved in a fatal dirt track incident in N.Y.   (AP Photo/Bryn Anderson)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart’s return to the track has ended only a little over halfway through his race at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Stewart returns to racing but questions remain

Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart (14) climbs out of his car after qualifying for Sunday's Oral B USA 500 NASCAR auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Tony Stewart was back in his comfort zone, behind the wheel of a race car.

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Harvick wins Atlanta pole; Stewart is 12th

Sprint Cup Series driver Kevin Harvick (4) holds his 2-year-old son Keelan as he talks with fellow driver Tony Stewart after winning the pole for Sunday's Oral B USA 500 NASCAR auto race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Hampton, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick took yet another pole, this time with a big assist from Tony Stewart in the team owner’s return to the track.

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Stewart says Ward’s death will affect him forever

NASCAR auto racing driver Tony Stewart reads a statement during a news conference at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Stewart says the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will "affect my life forever" as he returned to the track for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint-car race in New York. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Unshaven and with a quivering voice, NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart said the death of Kevin Ward Jr. will “affect my life forever” as he returned to the track Friday for the first time since his car struck and killed the fellow driver during a sprint race in New York three weeks ago.

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