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Tony Stewart says Kevin Ward Jr.'s death was '100% accident'
Tony Stewart says Kevin Ward Jr.'s death was '100% accident'

Tony Stewart said Monday he never planned to retire from racing despite the anguish the NASCAR driver felt after Kevin Ward Jr. died from being struck by Stewart's car during a sprint-car race. In his first news conference since Ward's death seven weeks ago, Stewart also said it was "worthless" for the public to choose sides as to who was at fault because it "was 100% an accident." Stewart's appearance came after a grand jury last week cleared him of any criminal charges stemming from the Aug. 9 tragedy in which Stewart's car hit and killed Ward, 20, while Ward was on foot at a dirt track in upstate New York. When he returned to NASCAR racing...

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