NASCAR's Tony Stewart Cleared By Grand Jury In Kevin Ward Jr. DeathWard was killed Aug. 9 when a car driven by the three-time NASCAR champion struck and killed him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
Grand Jury To Weigh Case Of NASCAR's Stewart In Death Of Ward Jr.A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
Stewart Says Ward's Tragic Death Will 'Affect My Life Forever'Stewart said he could not answer questions about the incident — it remains under police investigation — and he left the news conference after reading a short statement.
Stewart To Return To NASCAR Track 3 Weeks After Ward TragedyThe three-time NASCAR champion has not raced since his car hit Kevin Ward Jr. at an Aug. 9 sprint car event in upstate New York.
Canandaigua Race Fans Honor Kevin Ward Jr.Canandaigua Motorsports Park asked fans to wear Kevin Ward Jr.'s team color on Saturday night, one week after the driver was killed during a race.
NASCAR Adds New Rule On Exiting Cars After Crashes NASCAR has added a new rule telling drivers to not approach the track or moving vehicles after accidents. The rule comes less than a week after a driver was struck and killed during a dirt-track race at a small New York track.
Tony Stewart To Skip 2nd NASCAR Race Since Dirt-Track DeathStewart also sat out Sunday at Watkins Glen, a day after he struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car event in Canandaigua, New York.
'Small-Town Boy' Kevin Ward Jr. Remembered Fondly At Emotional FuneralKevin Ward Jr. was remembered as a "small-town boy" who loved his sport during Thursday's funeral for the 20-year-old dirt-track racer whose car was hit by one driven by NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.
Kevin Ward's Father Says There Was 'No Reason' For Fatal Crash"Apparently, Tony Stewart was the only one driving out there who didn't see him," Kevin Ward Sr. said.
Legal Expert: Tony Stewart Could Face Criminal Charge In Ward Death"The question over whether someone was reckless is a factual one, and one a prosecutor might let a jury decide," according to criminal law professor Corey Rayburn Yung.
Kevin Ward Jr.'s Aunt Lashes Out At Tony Stewart; Funeral ThursdayFamily and friends will say their final goodbyes this week to the race-car driver who was fatally struck by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart.