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Nelson Stewart attends to Tony Stewarts kart. This would be Tony's racing debut at the Westport racetrack. He won many more races the following year on his way to becoming the class champion. (Photo by Racing Photo Archives/Getty Images)
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Nelson Stewart attends to Tony Stewarts kart. This would be Tony's racing debut at the Westport racetrack. He won many more races the following year on his way to becoming the class champion. (Photo by Racing Photo Archives/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart is scene here in his garage on his winning kart with 15 winning trophies. Stewart soon moved on and raced three-quarter midgets. (Photo by Racing Photo Archives/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart is scene here in his garage on his winning kart with 15 winning trophies. Stewart soon moved on and raced three-quarter midgets. (Photo by Racing Photo Archives/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart made a successful jump from Indy Cars to NASCAR Cup racing, taking Rookie of the Year honors in 1999. He has won the NASCAR Cup championship twice, in 2002 and 2005. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart made a successful jump from Indy Cars to NASCAR Cup racing, taking Rookie of the Year honors in 1999. He has won the NASCAR Cup championship twice, in 2002 and 2005. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart waits for practice, April 17, 2004, for the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts 500 at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart waits for practice, April 17, 2004, for the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts 500 at Martinsville Speedway. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart sits in the #14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet in the garage prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 30, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart sits in the #14 Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet in the garage prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AMP Energy 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 30, 2009 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Burger King Chevrolet, works on his car with members of his crew during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2009 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Burger King Chevrolet, works on his car with members of his crew during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2009 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart wins the IROC race at Texas Motor Speedway in FT. Worth, Texas on April 7, 2006. MANDATORY CREDIT: (Harold Hinson for TSN)
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Tony Stewart wins the IROC race at Texas Motor Speedway in FT. Worth, Texas on April 7, 2006. MANDATORY CREDIT: (Harold Hinson for TSN)
Tony Stewart at the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. (HHP Images/Harold Hinson)
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Tony Stewart at the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, NC. (HHP Images/Harold Hinson)
Tony Stewart during practice for the Nextel Cup GFS Marketplace 400 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Mich., on Aug. 18, 2006. (Harold Hinson for SN)
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Tony Stewart during practice for the Nextel Cup GFS Marketplace 400 at the Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn Mich., on Aug. 18, 2006. (Harold Hinson for SN)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, heads across the start/finish line to take the checkered flag and win the Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 25, 2011 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Gregg Ellman-Pool/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet, heads across the start/finish line to take the checkered flag and win the Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 25, 2011 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Gregg Ellman-Pool/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, drives the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19, 2011 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, drives the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 19, 2011 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, stands with his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 21, 2013 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, stands with his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 21, 2013 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Team owner and injured driver Tony Stewart walks through the garage area on crutches during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images)
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Team owner and injured driver Tony Stewart walks through the garage area on crutches during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 11, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 11, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)
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Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Rush Truck Centers/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images)

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