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Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing with a tough outing at Atlanta
Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR racing with a tough outing at Atlanta

Tony Stewart returned to NASCAR racing Sunday night for the first time since a car driven by Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver who was on foot during a sprint car race three weeks ago. But despite a warm reception from the fans and a strong start, Stewart had a tough race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Ga. The three-time NASCAR champion finished 41st in the 43-car field after his car twice smacked the wall. The second accident was caused by a blown tire, and it forced Stewart out of the race just past the halfway point. Kasey Kahne won the race in an overtime finish and Danica Patrick, who drives for Stewart's Stewart-Haas Racing team, was sixth in her career-best...

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