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NASCAR's Stewart involved in fatal crash

Getty Images Enlarge The man who runs a NASCAR team with F1-bound Gene Haas, three-time series champion Tony Stewart, was involved in an accident which claimed the life of Kevin Ward Jr on Saturday evening. Stewart was competing in a dirt-track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York when he struck Ward, who had run onto the track to gesticulate at the NASCAR man following a crash between the pair on the previous lap which had brought out yellow flags. One car swerved out of the way but Stewart could not avoid Ward, 20, who was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital. A statement from the Ontario County (NY) Sheriff's Department said: "The driver of the car that spun...
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