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Tony Stewart

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Birthday
20, 1971
Birthplace
Columbus, IN
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
20, 1971 (age 46)
Birthplace
Columbus, IN

About

NASCAR star known as Smoke, who was the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion in 2002, 2005, and 2011. He was named Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year in 1996 and Winston Cup Series Rookie of the year in 1999 and in 2009, he became co-owner of Stewart-Hass Racing.

Before Fame

He was the national midget series champion in 1994.

Trivia

On August 9, 2014, during a race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, he tragically ran into and killed 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr., who had gotten out of his car after a crash with Stewart. He was attempting to gesture to Stewart when the car struck him.

Family Life

He was born to Nelson and Pam Stewart and raised with a sister named Natalie.

Associated With

He crashed with Jeff Gordon at Watkins Glen in 2000 and the two racers would have quite a few more feuds during their careers.

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