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The mission of the Tony Stewart Foundation is to provide grant funding to well-qualified organizations serving children who are critically ill or physically disabled; animals at-risk or endangered; and drivers injured in the sport of motor racing.

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Wholey Smoke! Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart is best known as a highly successful competitor on the race track. His racing career – having started at the tender age of 7 – would need multiple library shelves to hold the trivia, stories & trophies. The easiest way to help you understand his depth as a racer is to simply have you read his bio summary.

A more quiet side of Tony – but nonetheless impactful – is persona as a philanthropist. He began his foundation in August 2003 for the single purpose of helping organizations which serve the children, animals and drivers he cares about. Through December 2015, more than $6.5 million in monetary grants have been given to amazing charities operating in 41 of the 50 United States. What makes an organization stand out to receive a Tony Stewart Foundation Grant? Heart. Compassion. Healing. Joy. Laughter. Teamwork. As we work toward selecting the 2016 recipients, I hope you’ll take time to be inspired by reading about our 2015 TSF “Grant Accelerator” Partners, our 2015 TSF “Tony’s Crew” Partners and our 2015 Board Grant Partners.

Smoke will hang up his driving gloves in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series following the November 20, 2016 Ford EcoBoost 400 Championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But, our favorite racer will continue his legacy of philanthropy through his foundation which reflects his love for children and animals, as well as for his racing family and community.

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Jo West

I have been a fan of Tony for 8 years. I have always appreciated his complete honesty; he tells you what he thinks. He will admit when he is wrong and not blame other drivers unless it IS their fault. He can drive anything with wheels and you can see the joy he gets from racing. He is quick to share that joy with those around him, too.

NASCAR is my first love, but I also follow NHRA Drag Racing. I have been fortunate to meet John Force, my favorite drag racer. I grew up around cars, working on cars, (yes, I was an auto mechanic for 11 years!), and being part of a pit crew on a drag car in Nashville. I always dreamed of being the first female mechanic in NASCAR, but never could get my foot in the door. I guess I was a little ahead of my time. I started attending the Saturday night races at the Nashville Fairgrounds raceway, usually being the first in line at the ticket booth! I enjoyed watching Bill Elliott, Daryl Waltrip, Sterling Marlin, and Bobby Hamilton race frequently at Nashville.

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Flip It For Good

Flip It For Good

It’s all about competition, kids & critters at Eldora Speedway this summer – Wednesday, July 20th.

Fans are invited to participate in a Guinness World Records(R) event for the “Largest game of heads or tails” featuring Tony Stewart as the Official Coin Flipper. The competition will take place at “Little Eldora” – the karting track located on the grounds of Eldora Speedway – and be concluded in plenty of time for fans to enjoy the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event sponsored by Aspen Dental.

In addition to bragging rights, prizes packages will be awarded to the Top 10 Finalists. And, the funds raised directly benefit the Tony Stewart Foundation Grants Program serving children and animals.

Just $10.00 reserves your spot to compete for the world record.

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In the News

152 mph Hands Free at Indy

May 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Conquer Paralysis Now – a global project of the Sam Schmidt Foundation – is an outstanding TSF Grant Partner. This Memorial Day weekend marks the 100th running of the famed [...]

Tony Stewart & Mama Smoke Recognized by Points of Light

May 13th, 2016|0 Comments

They've done it again! Tony Stewart & Mama Smoke keep "doing good" and have now been recognized by Points of Light for their leadership through the Tony Stewart Foundation that benefits children & animals. President [...]

Shining Stars Foundation – Aspen Winter Games

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

69 Shining Stars. 90 Ski Instructors. 19 Medical Specialists. 29 Aspen Buddies. 25 Student Volunteers. 400+ Donors. Add it up, and you'll see just how much help is needed to [...]

ICAN & Charlotte

May 6th, 2016|0 Comments

In the summer of 2009, we welcomed "Smoke's Pup Crew" into the world... 9 golden retriever puppies destined to help children & young adults through the Indiana Canine Assistant Network [...]

Tony at the Track

Tony Stewart Fifth At Kentucky

Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Driver Makes 600th Sprint Cup Start Date: July 9, 2016 Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 18 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup [...]

Tony Stewart 26th in Final Daytona Appearance

Bass Pro Shops/Ducks Unlimited Chevrolet Reaches Top-30, Closes in on Chase Berth Date: July 2, 2016 Event: Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola (Round 17 [...]

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Bad Groove

New Hampshire 301: Smoke Is Rising (in the points)

(Photo Source: Tony Stewart Official Store Facebook/HHP/Andrew Coppley) Started: 12th Finished: 2nd Points: 287 (28th in the standings, 6 points away from 27th and 67 points away [...]

Here are some Pre-New Hampshire Lugnuts

(photo source: Tony Stewart Facebook) It’s been a horrendously busy time for me at work lately and I think the tech gods are mad at me [...]

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Eldora Speedway

#Lot5Landrush Kicks Off Dirt Late Model Dream Festivities; Randy Ray Grimes First in Line!

Three Day Dream Presented By Ferris Mowers Takes Place June 9-10-11; Tickets Available Starting at Just $20 ROSSBURG, Ohio (June 3, 2016) – [...]

What A Show! Loney Wins UMP Modifieds; Woodard and Conover Split Eldora Stock Races

Large Crowd Enjoys Fantastic Racing and Largest Fireworks Show in Eldora History on Beautiful Spring Evening ROSSBURG, Ohio (May 21, 2016) – Nathon [...]

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Stewart-Haas Racing

23rd Annual Brickyard 400 Race Report

Date:  July 24, 2016 Event:  23rd annual Brickyard 400 (Round 20 of 36) Series:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location:  Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) [...]

Kentucky 400 Race Report

Date: July 9, 2016 Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 18 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske [...]

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Tony Stewart Racing

Victory Recap: Schatz Scores 14th Win of 2016

Donny Schatz and the No. 15 Bad Boy Off Road/Chevrolet Performance/Curb team scored their 14th World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Sprint Car [...]

Victory Recap: Schatz Scores No. 13

Photo Credit: Ken Simon Donny Schatz and the No. 15 Bad Boy Off Road/Chevrolet Performance/Curb team scored their 13th World of Outlaws (WoO) [...]

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Sandy SimmonsSuch a classy move by a first class driver and man. Love our Smoke.

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Cindi ThompsonClass act

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Sandi Watson MilehamMy Guys....

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Erin DeShanoThat's class! Thank you!

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AC LongVery cool. The last of the drivers from the good era.

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Doris Carol WismerTwo of the best

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Susie QuesnelThat was so neat to watch. To classy guys. Will miss you Tony

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Wheelchair JessThat was a very precious moment in Nascar History! Two of the greats who will truly be missed... NASCAR will never be the same without them! 😢

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Colleen Blair BennettLoved this so much!

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Brenda SmithGREAT SPORTSMANSHIP

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Sue FarnsworthIt was the best ever ! I wish you two the best of luck ! Tony you are the best to me ! Going to miss you ! 👍👍

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Carol BoudreauIt was really cool to see this done.

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Kim L BakerThis was the best lap of the race even thou it was at the end. I will miss Tony Stewart racing next year but he is doing what he feels he needs to do. God Bless You Tony Stewart! !!!!

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Marcia StevensThat was great

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Jeff BatzThat is cool

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Brenda HamI loved that. Very cool racing lap. You guys are awesome🚘

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Cheryl Standley ConnWhat a sight

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Maria Weaverbeautiful sight

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Sandy RoushU did great Tony . we will miss u and we all love u

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Rose MonroeLove watching Tony Stewart race, we will sure miss him!!

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Sharon PriceGreat Job SMOKE!

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Scott GoolsbyWith Gordon in retirement..Smoke leaving and an aging( concussed) Dale Jr will the sport exist in ten years?..I don't think so..if it's dying now how will it survive without stars?

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Sandy SimmonsLove watching Tony race,seeing what his foundation has been doing and seeing the many faces of SMOKE. You will always be a great champion on and off the track to me. I admire you for doing what is best for you and always being true to yourself. You will be missed from racing. Best wishes on your new adventures. Love me some SMOKE.

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Chris CardenAwesome!

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Margie Makely-lejmanThis was such a special moment for them, and fans! Wow, seeing Tony on the track at Indy, finally made me teary-eyed as this is his last year as a Nascar driver! Thank you to a real legend!🏁

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Janet Long SnyderLove you to the moon and back Tony.

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Wayne Thomas Sr.Awsum picture glad I was watching one time only Real Cool 👍

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Cathy Baker-Lavignethat brought tears to my eyes They both are a class act

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Jean ZeierI really enjoyed seeing Tony and Jeff's laps after the race. Was the best part of the race day.

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Jennifer AmosGo 14!!!!

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Laurie WilliamsRacing won't be the same next year without you. Hopefully i will get the chance to see you at some dirt tracks

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Shirley MinelloI think Tony is beginning to realize this is the end for him driving. 😰.

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Gary OliverThanks for the memories Tony

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Christa MillerAn awesome day. So glad Tony has some wonderful memories from this last time racing at Indy.

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Carol Lewis SchuckerIt was Tony Stewart day.Why did Jeff ride around with him. He retired last year.

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Jamie RaceHe was smiling and I had tears when he did his final lap at Indy.

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Mary HattonTwo great drivers

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Mike McCauleyTwo of the greatest of all time!!

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Judy MarineGreat story! Thanks Tony and Jeff for great moments at Indy.

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Bev SorensonToo cool

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Jeff BatzThat is cool

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Sandy FeatherLove my Tony

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Lyn StjamesWonderful to watch him soak everything in and enjoy the moments.

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Sandy SimmonsWay to geaux Tony.

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Joan HewesGO SMOKE!!!!

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Maria PremontI'll my thumb to that position!! :D

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Chris Magnante👍

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Jennifer AmosGo 14!!!!

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Marie WorleyGet 'em Tony. Get the win

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Roseanne Ippolito BakerAwesome job Tony, go get the win!!!!

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Patricia ScottGo Tony !!!! <3

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Connie IversonGive me hell and drive it like you do best from the heart!!!' Love you in Iowa

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Tracy KujawaEnjoy the ride ⛈😃

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Patty PinsonWay to go smoke

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Rhonda MillerGo Tony

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Lorraine NapoliTake the win tomorrow Tony.

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Michael KühnGo #14 Smoke

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Kriss Marcacci- BowlesTomorrow I'm praying you kiss the bricks and climb the fence.

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Debbie-Jo Lenor CronceGreat job Tony Stewart, Go Win

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Marguerite BoneyYES......YES.......YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO <3

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Colleen Blair BennettWhoo hoo!!! Go Smoke!! :D

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Chris Bradley<3

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Candace Rountree<3

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Fareda GallagherGo get them Tony

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Cindy OlsenSo cute.

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Jennifer AmosGo 14!!!!!

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Donna Smith CatonSmoke will Rise!!!

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Debbie-Jo Lenor CronceGo TonyStewart GoWin Kiss the Bricks

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Sandy SimmonsGonna be kissing those bricks Sunday. GEAUX SMOKE!!!

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Lori McRobbieHelloooo

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Rhonda MillerGo Tony Stewart

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Jeannie Hackworth PattonGood luck tomorrow and win a big one

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Joan HewesGO SMOKE!!!!

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Kelli Murph CreedonMy Guy #14, Luv him ❤ Tony for the win!

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Linda Smith Robertsondo u hear that - its smoke finishing first --- way to to end it in high fashion - two thumbs up smoke

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Sonia CarrollSmoke you are awesome. Would do anything to meet you. Been fan for 19 yrs and counting

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Barbara Smithdo it again Tony Stewart

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Patricia Cruz DavisDo it one last time...🏁 Go14Go 🏁 ❤

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Linda LewisSmoke is arisin.

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Liz FalkensternGod luck Smoke

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Marie SalutoGo Smokes !!

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Sandy RoushLets make it 3 Tony . smoke is going to rise high come Sunday. Go get um show them who's the best

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June StoweKiss those bricks again Smoke!

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Lin DanielsGo Smoke ! Good luck .

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Keith CampbellGo smoke

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Fareda GallagherGo get them smoke.

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Jane CattleLet's Smoke the competition . . . have a safe, fun race. Love you Smoke!

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Jr AlleyI have been a Tony Stewart ( aka SMOKE ) as far back as I can remember. I was a fan before he came to NASCAR. I have stuck it out with him when he was at his highs and I Never have never jumped on another drivers fan train when he was at his lowest. I'm a true SMOKE fan and always will be in my book he is the best there is and have been. I have a card of him when he was a kid. I don't want to see him quit driving but I'm sure I will see him race his sprint or if one of his drivers can't drive he will take there place. I just like watching him wheel the car nomatter what he is in. Go SMOKE I have faith in your ability to get the win Sunday.

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Pam SelfLove Smoke #14 all the way

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Janice GaudielloGo Smoke! God luck

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