Plymouth, IN (AP) – Plymouth Speedway says Tony Stewart won’t drive in a sprint car race at the Warsaw track on Saturday as was planned before he struck another driver and killed him at a New York track.
According to Plymouth Speedway website: “We at Plymouth Speedway extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Kevin Ward, Jr. and thoughts and prayers to Tony Stewart and his family. Tony Stewart will NOT be racing at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday. More information on the weekend’s racing will be announced this week.”
A spokesman says Stewart’s extra-curricular racing plans are on hold until further notice and it’s not yet clear whether he will compete at this weekend NASCAR race in Michigan. The spokesman says Stewart is “grieving” over the death of Kevin Ward Junior.