Leading Powersports Manufacturer Aligns with Tony Stewart Racing And Eight-Time World of Outlaws Champion Dates: Friday-Saturday, March 3-4, 2017 Series: World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Sprint Car Series Locations: Friday – LoneStar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas Saturday – Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas Winners: Friday - Donny Schatz of Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing Saturday – Postponed by Rain, rescheduled for April 13 TSR Results: Friday – Started 1st, Finished 1st/Running, completed 35 of 35 laps TSR Points: Donny Schatz – (1st with 572 points, 20 points ahead of second-place Jason Johnson) The incredibly hot start to begin the 2017 World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Sprint Car Series campaign continued this past weekend for Tony Stewart-Curb Agajanian Racing (TSR) driver Donny [...]
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Date: March 5, 2017 Event: Folds of Honor 500 (Round 2 of 36) Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway Speedway (1.54-mile oval) Format: 325 laps, broken into three stages (85 laps/85 laps/155 laps) Race Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 2 Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) SHR Race Finish: ● Kurt Busch (Finished 7th / Running, completed 325 of 325 laps) ● Kevin Harvick (Finished 9th / Running, completed 325 of 325 laps) ● Clint Bowyer (Finished 11th / Running, completed 325 of 325 laps) ● Danica Patrick (Finished 17th / Running, completed 325 of 325 laps) [...]
In January 2017, Prison Greyhounds brought 11 retired racing greyhounds from Daytona Beach up to Indianapolis for adoption. The cost to safely transport these ex-racers was funded through a Tony Stewart Foundation Grant. Four of the greyhounds have been placed in Putnamville Correctional Facility, Greencastle, Indiana. Their inmate-handlers will spend 2 months teaching them basic house manners prior to adoption. Like any retired greyhound racer, they just need someone to transition them from a racing professional to a family pet.The other seven greyhounds went either directly to pre-approved adopters or have landed softly with a foster family. Of these eleven greyhounds, four retired with racing injuries known as “repaired fractures” meaning they were fully healed when we took them into our [...]
Date: Feb. 26, 2017 Event: 59th Daytona 500 (Round 1 of 36) Series: Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Location: Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) Format: 200 laps, broken into three stages (60 laps/60 laps/80 laps) Race Winner: Kurt Busch of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) Stage 1 Winner: Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Stage 2 Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing (Ford) SHR Race Finish: Kurt Busch (Finished 1st / Running, completed 200 of 200 laps) Kevin Harvick (Finished 22nd / Running, completed 197 of 200 laps) Clint Bowyer (Finished 32nd / Accident, completed 128 of 200 laps) Danica Patrick (Finished 33rd / Accident, completed 128 of 200 laps) SHR Points: Kurt Busch (1st with 56 points, 12 ahead of second) Kevin Harvick (4th with 42 [...]
New Team, New Manufacturer, Same Desire To Win Daytona 500 KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (Feb.15, 2017) – Let us re-introduce you to Clint Bowyer. You might remember him. He finished second in the 2012 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship and third in the 2007 title chase. He has eight NASCAR Cup Series victories and won the 2008 NASCAR Xfinity Series title after leaving his hometown of Emporia, Kansas for racing glory in 2004. He’s NASCAR’s everyman, whose collar is as blue as his Kansas City Royals hat and his smile as wide as a wheat field. He’s been quiet the last two seasons, but that only proves how much of a team sport NASCAR is these days. Midway through [...]
Largest Network of Commercial Vehicle Dealerships Brand Will Circle Dirt Tracks With “Smoke” in 2017 INDIANAPOLIS - (Feb. 7, 2017) - Rush Enterprises, which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, announced today a continuation of its relationship with motorsports icon Tony Stewart by sponsoring his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing (TSR) team. The company’s Rush Truck Centers brand will serve as co-primary sponsor on the TSR No. 14 Rush Truck Centers/Arctic Cat J&J that Stewart will compete with in more than 50 dirt races in 2017. “Rush Truck Centers is extremely proud to continue our relationship with Tony Stewart in this next chapter of his career,” said Rusty Rush, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, Rush [...]
Leading Powersports Manufacturer Aligns with Tony Stewart Racing And Eight-Time World of Outlaws Champion INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 2, 2017) – For the past 20 years, Donny Schatz has attacked the terrain of dirt tracks all across the United States in his quest to become the best Sprint car racer in the world. The driver for Tony Stewart-Curb/Agajanian Racing (TSR) is coming off his eighth World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Sprint Car Series championship and is looking to continue raising the bar this season in grassroots racing’s most challenging series with a new partner that shares his passion for reaching greatness and possesses a mindset without limits. Arctic Cat, a world leader in designing, engineering and manufacturing all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), snowmobiles [...]
Through its clinical trials for animal patients, Colorado State University helped prove the usefulness of the first drug approved by the FDA for treatment of canine lymphoma, a breakthrough in veterinary oncology that promises new hope for pet dogs with this common type of cancer. “Across the board, we saw some positive activity in up to 80 percent of all the lymphoma patients that were treated with this medication,” said Dr. Doug Thamm, a veterinarian and cancer researcher who led clinical trials at CSU’s Flint Animal Cancer Center. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that the lymphoma drug, Tanovea-CA1, is approved for use in canine patients and will be available to veterinarians nationwide this spring. This [...]
TULSA, Okla. -- Tony Stewart opted for a vehicle that he could rev up to a whopping 2 mph during the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals race week. Rarely does Stewart have to go slow to earn a paycheck. But there he was working into the wee hours of the morning, plodding along tilling the surface to prepare the track throughout the week. He didn't race because he got the call from the race organizer Emmett Hahn that Hahn needed Stewart's track-prep acumen, a job Stewart has performed the past four years at the Tulsa River Spirit Expo Center. As he toiled away at about 12:30 a.m. Saturday, well after all the races had ended Friday night, [...]
For the past decade or more I’ve been an avid following of Smoke. His style of driving, personality and especially his courage as a business owner - like myself -has strengthened my dedication as a fan. I don’t follow a lot of different sports – primarily NASCAR and a bit of the IndyCar Series. Unfortunately being in Utah there are few opportunities to actually attend a racing event without 6 or more hours of travel. I did certainly enjoy attending the June 2016 race at Sonoma that Tony won!! As Tony said jokingly when we met, “There are people that live in Utah?” It’s sure enjoyable to follow Tony – especially through his Twitter posts – but also through [...]