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Tony Stewart to skip second NASCAR race since Kevin Ward Jr.'s death
Tony Stewart to skip second NASCAR race since Kevin Ward Jr.'s death

Hours after funeral services were held for Kevin Ward Jr., the 20-year-old driver struck and killed during a race by Tony Stewart's car, Stewart's team said the former NASCAR champion would skip his second consecutive NASCAR race this weekend. Stewart "decided not to compete" in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway and veteran Jeff Burton will drive Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet at the two-mile oval track, Stewart-Haas Racing said Thursday. The team did not elaborate on Stewart's decision. After Michigan, "Stewart's plans for upcoming Sprint Cup races have yet to be determined," the team said, adding that...

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