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NASCAR's looming question: Will Tony Stewart return at Bristol?
NASCAR's looming question: Will Tony Stewart return at Bristol?

After sitting out two consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, the question now is whether Tony Stewart will return for the next race Saturday night at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Only Stewart, a three-time Cup champion, knows at this point. "It will be up to Tony when he's ready to get back in the car," Brett Frood, executive vice president of Stewart's team, Stewart-Haas Racing, said last Friday. Stewart has been in isolation since his car struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. while Ward was on foot during a sprint-car race Aug. 9 at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park dirt track in upstate New York. Ward had emerged from his wrecked car, walked on...

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