NSCS: Wrongful Death Suit Looming Over Stewart’s Best Shot To Make The Chase

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Story By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo — It’s often said that timing is everything. For Tony Stewart this weekend at Watkins Glen International for the Cheez-It 355 at the Glen, timing is both a blessing and a curse. The blessing comes from the fact that …

AUDIO/FEATURE: “Things May Change For Me”; Jeremie Corcoran Talks Future At Canandaigua Motorsports Park

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Audio and story by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Jeremiah Fish photo — Jeremie Corcoran is getting ready to start his fifth season as promoter at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in the Finger Lakes Region of New York. Corcoran has taken “The Land of Legends” to new heights in his time operating the facility …

NSCS: With The Worst Behind Him, Tony Stewart is Trying to Move Forward

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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Story by Associate Editor Kyle Magda for Race Chaser Online — Grant Halverson/Getty Images North America photo — More than a month removed from August 9, 2014, at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, Tony Stewart is still on the mend. The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion was involved in a tragic accident when Stewart’s sprint car struck 20-year-old driver …

NSCS: Stewart Speaks Out For First Time; Says Crash Was 100 Percent “An Accident”

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Associated Press report via Jenna Fryer — Nick Laham/Getty Images North America photo — There were days when NASCAR star Tony Stewart couldn’t get out of bed. It was a chore to take a shower, to leave his room. The television was on, he would stare at it, and have no idea what he was watching. He didn’t …

NSCS/ESS: Tony Stewart Cleared of Charges By Grand Jury in Ward Jr. Death Investigation

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart will not face charges stemming from the Aug. 9 accident that resulted in the death of sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney Michael Tantillo made the announcement Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 24). Tantillo said a grand jury, …

MOTORSPORTS: Stewart-Ward Case To Be Sent to Grand Jury

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Jamie Squire/Getty Images North America photo — The Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney’s Office has confirmed it will send all the evidence gathered during the investigation into the death of 20-year-old sprint car racer Kevin Ward Jr. at Canandaigua Motorsports Park to a grand jury. It will be up to the members of the grand jury …

SPRINT CARS: Investigation Into Death of Kevin Ward Jr. Complete

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. – official report — The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office investigation into the death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed on Aug. 9 at Canandaigua Motorsports Park after being struck by a sprint car driven by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart, is complete, according to an official release made public earlier today. The official statement …

360 SPRINTS: Emotional Win for Matt Tanner in Kevin Ward Jr. Shootout at Utica-Rome

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VERNON, NY — official release — Jeremiah Fish Photo — It was an emotional night at the Utica-Rome Speedway as the life of Kevin Ward Jr., was memorialized with the first running of the Kevin Ward Shootout. Ward’s entire family was in attendance and it was only fitting that one of his closest friends picked up the win.  Matt Tanner …

On The Cushion Blog: Reflecting On Kevin Ward Jr. Tribute At Canandaigua Motorsports Park

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CANANDAIGUA, NY — Blog By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Clint Miller — Photos By 13WHAM and CBS News New York — Here it is, 11:24 on Saturday night. A great day that was gonna be topped off with a night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park with my good friend who was up visiting from Albany, NY. My daughter and her …

Broadslidin’ Blog: Moving Forward — What Do We Learn From Kevin Ward Jr.’s Death?

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PENN YAN, NY — Blog By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Hammer Down Photos — This surely has been a week where the unthinkable happened and we have had to endure a week of unthinkable words and assertions from the mainstream media. A family just outside of Syracuse is mourning the loss of their …

DEVELOPING STORY: Sherrif Povero Meets with Media; Ward Died of “Massive Blunt Trauma”

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CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. — staff report — Ontario County (N.Y.) Sheriff Philip Povero met with the media Monday afternoon to provide an update on the investigation regarding the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park. Sheriff Povero reported Ward died of “massive blunt trauma.” Ward was struck by the car driven by three-time NASCAR …

DIRT: Fulton, Brewerton Among Tracks Which Update Safety Rules

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FULTON, N.Y. — official release — Jared Wickerham/Getty Images photo — In response to the incident that claimed the life of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, Brewerton and Fulton Speedways have announced a rule change requiring drivers to remain in their cars after accidents. Ward was killed when he was struck by the car …