NASCAR driver Tony Stewart hit and killed another driver during an Empire Super Sprint car race at the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, according to local officials. Tony Stewart will not race in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International.
On Sunday, Jimmie Johnson won NASCAR's 2013 Sprint Cup Championship and moved a step closer to the top of NASCAR's all time greats by winning his sixth cup championship. While the focus should be on celebrating his big win, Johnson was also deciding how to handle comments made by Fox Sports analyst Donovan McNabb regarding whether he was an athlete or not.
This weekend is the finale for the NASCAR Sprint Cup 2013 Chase. Hard to believe the season is winding down already. They'll be racing for the Cup Sunday in Homestead, Florida and the driver poised to win is one we've seen do this many times before.
The pressure is on as twelve NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers get set for the 2013 Sprint Championship Run. Those who made the Chase will battle each other for the next ten races to see who will be this year's champion.
As heard on Lite 98.7's information update with Kristine Bellino, 37-year-old Jason Leffler, a two-time winner on the NASCAR Nationwide Series was pronounced dead shortly after 9 p.m. Wednesday night (June 12th, 2013) after a tragic accident. Bridgeport Speedway immediately suspended racing for the rest of the night after Leffler's accident at the 0.625-mile, high-banked dirt oval.