NSCS/ESS: Tony Stewart Cleared of Charges By Grand Jury in Ward Jr. Death Investigation

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will not face charges stemming from the Aug. 9 accident that resulted in the death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney Michael Tantillo made the announcement Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 24). Tantillo said a grand jury, …

Tom Time Blog: This Is A Time For Prayer and Healing

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Blog by Race Chaser Online Editor-in-Chief Tom Baker — Photo via the family of Kevin Ward Jr. — If there was ever a time in my life when I was more sincere about saying “Thank God It’s Friday” than yesterday, I cannot recall it. I’ve cried enough in the last several days to last a lifetime.  I …

DEVELOPING STORY: Sherrif Povero Meets with Media; Ward Died of “Massive Blunt Trauma”

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff Philip Povero met with the media Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation regarding the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Sheriff Povero reported Ward died of “massive blunt trauma.” Ward was struck by the car driven by three-time NASCAR …

AUDIO: Zipadelli Confirms Stewart will Not Race at Watkins Glen; Regan Smith to Sub

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WATKINS GLEN, NY — Story and Audio By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Brad Ovens — After last night’s 360 sprint car crash at Canandaigua Motorsports Park involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr, Greg Zipadelli was the first from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp to speak at Watkins Glen International. Zipadelli along with a …

BREAKING NEWS: Tony Stewart Involved in Fatal Sprint Car Incident; Investigation Ongoing

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CANANDAIGUA, NY — Story By RaceChaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Getty Images Photo — RaceChaser Online has confirmed that NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Tony Stewart was racing a 360 Sprint Car at an Empire Super Sprints race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park in Canandaigua, New York on Saturday night when he was involved in an accident in which …