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Fatal incident further clouds Tony Stewart's bid for NASCAR's Chase
Fatal incident further clouds Tony Stewart's bid for NASCAR's Chase

The incident in which Tony Stewart's car struck and killed another driver further clouds Stewart's ability to qualify for this year's NASCAR title playoff. Stewart's car struck the driver, 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr., who was on foot on the track and gesturing toward Stewart after their cars collided in a sprint-car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York on Saturday night. A three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Stewart opted not to race Sunday in the Cup race in Watkins Glen, N.Y. Regan Smith was tapped to drive Stewart's No. 14 Chevrolet. (Unlike NASCAR stock cars, sprint cars are smaller, open-wheel race cars. Their name is...

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