2013 Stats: 1 Win, 5 Top Fives, 8 Top Tens, Average Running Position 17.6, Average Finish 16.1 , Laps Led 114, Driver Rating 78.98 Strengths- This three-time champion is a versatile driver who’s capable of being good on every track type. When Tony Stewart has momentum he’s nearly unstoppable. Look for Tony Stewart to be […]
Tony Stewart will be out for the remainder of the season. Mark Martin will drive the #14 in the remainder of the races excluding Talldega. Austin Dillion will drive the #14 at Talladega. Tony Stewart is expected to return to the seat in time for 2014 testing in January.
The quote below from an article from Jayski.com about Tony Stewart’s injury should’ve caught everyone’s attention. Here’s it is ….
Tony Stewart will miss several races due to his leg injury. Also no replacement driver for after Watkins Glen has been named. According to Greg Zipadelli their looking at several candidates.
Max Papis has been named the sub for Tony Stewart at Watkins Glen. Max Papis will be a good sub for the team at the Glen. He actually tested for Stewart at Road Atlanta to help prepare the team for this weekends race.
On Monday night Tony Stewart broke a leg while competing in a Sprint Car race in Iowa. Following the wreck he underwent surgery to repair two broken bones. He will not be competing in the Watkins Glen CHEEZ-IT 355 on Sunday. No replacement driver as of this time has been named.
Car No Lap Incident 22 4 Joey Logano got turned around and hit the wall in turns 1 and 2, bringing out caution flag #1. Both left side tires were down when he headed to pit road, and he went to the garage soon after. 9 14 Running in the 20th position, Marcos Ambrose […]
The 2013 NASCAR season is now about 1/3rds completed so it’s time to hand out some trimester grades. Some drivers have performed well and others have not. Find out if your favorite driver passed or failed. This post is part of a three part series. These grades are subjective and some drivers are graded on […]
Tony Stewart 2012 Stats: Points Finish – 9th, 3 Wins, 12 Top Fives, 16 Top Tens, Average Running Position 15.4, Average Finish 13.6 , Laps Led 420, Driver Rating 86.1 Strengths – The three-time Sprint Cup Champion is an elite talent. Look for Smoke to be at his best on intermediate tracks, flat tracks, and […]
Matt Kenseth – This will be Matt Kenseth’s final race in the #17 Roush-Fenway Ford. In future Homestead races I think he’ll miss this car because he’s been so successful here. In five of the last seven races here he’s finished in the top ten. Last year at Homestead he finished 4th and had a […]
Tony Stewart – Tony Stewart had a 6th through 12th place car in March. He started in 2nd and led 9 laps. He didn’t finish good though. His 22nd place result is highly deceiving. Under caution late in the race he shut off his car to conserve gas and couldn’t get it restarted. This cost […]
Clint Bowyer – Clint Bowyer had a good car in April. During the final restart he was in third but he got caught up in his “Hail Mary” move and finished 10th. After Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson it’s easy to make the case he had the third best car. His driver rating was the […]
Jimmie Johnson – I wouldn’t want to bet against Jimmie Johnson in the Kansas Hollywood Casino 400. He’s been money in the bank at intermediate tracks this year. The track I would recommend you study the most for this race is Michigan. MIS has a new track surface and Jimmie Johnson was impressive in both […]
Clint Bowyer – Clint Bowyer has five straight top tens at Talladega and he’s won the last two fall races. Since the second Dega race of 2007 he’s only finished lower than 12th once. If you want a safe pick he’s your guy. Not to many drivers enjoy this big 2.66 mile track but he […]
Tony Stewart – Tony Stewart was once a good pick at Dover. In his first twelve Dover races he had two wins, 11 top tens and a worst finish of 11th. Those days are over though. In recent years he’s really struggled at Dover. In the last four races he has a 27.3 average start, […]