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Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend at Atlanta
Tony Stewart to return to NASCAR racing this weekend at Atlanta

Tony Stewart will end three weeks of seclusion and return to NASCAR racing this weekend in Atlanta, his first public appearance since his car struck and killed a fellow driver at a dirt-track race Aug. 9, Stewart’s team said Thursday. Stewart will hold a news conference Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, site of Sunday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Stewart-Haas Racing said. They will be Stewart’s first public comments since his car struck and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. while Ward was on foot during a non-NASCAR, sprint-car race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. As the story and a graphic amateur video of the incident sparked a...

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