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Career

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR STOCK CAR AUTO RACING (NASCAR) - SPRINT CUP SERIES
2009–present
Co-owner and driver Stewart-Haas Racing / Kannapolis, North Carolina USA
19992008
Driver Joe Gibbs Racing / Huntersville, North Carolina USA
INDY RACING LEAGUE (INDYCAR)
19962001
IRL Driver Indianapolis, Indiana USA
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR STOCK CAR AUTO RACING (NASCAR)
19961998
Driver Busch Series
UNITED STATES AUTO CLUB
19911995
Driver Speedway, Indiana USA
UNITED MIDGET RACING ASSOCIATION
19871991
Driver Fortville, Indiana USA

Accomplishments of note

2014
Race car owner: won 2nd Sprint Cup Championship 2014 The Profit on CNBC 500 / Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona USA with Kevin Harvick, driver
2014
Race car owner: won 9th Knoxville Nationals championship as a World of Outlaws Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, Iowa USA with Donny Schatz, driver
2014
Race car owner: won 5th World of Outlaws championship World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series / Volusia Speedway Park near Barberville in Volusia County, Florida USA with Donny Schatz, driver
2013
Owner's championship: won fourteenth United States Auto Club (USAC) with Bryan Clauson, driver
2013
Owner's championship: won thirteenth United States Auto Club (USAC) with Bobby East, driver
2013
World of Outlaws car owner: won eighth Knoxville Nationals championship Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, Iowa USA with Donny Schatz, driver
2013
Driver: won Empire Super Sprints 360 winged sprint car race Selinsgrove Speedway / Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania USA First winged sprint win of 2013
2013
Driver: NASCAR Nationwide Series Race - seventh victory in the season-opening Nationwide Series race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA Tied with the legendary Dale Earnhardt for most Nationwide Series wins at Daytona
2013
Driver: won IRA Outlaw Sprints 410 winged sprint car race Plymouth Dirt Track / Plymouth, Wisconsin USA Second winged sprint win of 2013
2012
Driver: won American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) 360 Winged Sprint Car race Plymouth Speedway / Plymouth, Indiana USA
2012
Driver: won URC 360 Winged Sprint Car Series Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania USA
2012
Car owner: won 4th World of Outlaws championship with Donny Schatz, driver
2012
Driver: won Patriot Sprint Tour/URC (United Racing Company) 360 Winged Sprint Car Series Black Rock Speedway / Dundee, New York USA
2012
World of Outlaws car owner: won seventh Knoxville Nationals championship Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, Iowa USA with Donny Schatz, driver
2012
Driver: won National Racing Alliance (NRA) Sprint Invaders 360 Winged Sprint Car Series Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, Ohio USA
2012
Driver: won 360 Winged Sprint Car race Ohsweken Speedway / Ohsweken, Ontario CANADA
2012
Driver: won All-Star Circuit of Champions 410 Winged Sprint Car race Screven Motor Speedway / Sylvania, Georgia USA
2012
Driver: won American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) Midwest Region 360 Winged Sprint Car race Eagle Raceway / Eagle, Nebraska USA
2012
Driver: won second and third career World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature races Lernerville Speedway / Saver, Pennsylvania USA and Ohsweken Speedway / Ohsweken, Ontario CANADA
2011
Became the first driver/owner to win the Sprint Cup title since Alan Kulwicki in 1992
2010
Car owner: Won tenth USAC owner's championship / fifth car owner championship in the Sprint Car division. with Levi Jones, driver
2010
Driver: won back-to-back NRA Sprint Invaders 360 Winged Sprint Car Series events Eldora Speedway / New Weston, Ohio USA
2010
Car owner: won ninth USAC owner's championship / fifth car owner championship in the Silver Crown division. with Levi Jones, driver
2009
World of Outlaws car owner: won fifth Knoxville Nationals championship with Donny Schatz, driver
2009
Car owner: won third World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship with Donny Schatz, driver
2009
Car owner: won eighth USAC owner's championship - fourth car owner championship in the Sprint Car division. with Levi Jones, driver
2009
Driver: won the non-points NASCAR Sprint All-Star race Charlotte Motor Speedway / Concord, North Carolina USA
2009
Driver: won first career 410 Winged Sprint Car race in inaugural Lou Blaney Memorial Classic Sharon Speedway / Hartford, Ohio USA
2009
Driver: won Nationwide Series race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA
2009
Driver: Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt late model race won for the second straight year and third time overall Eldora Speedway / New Weston, Ohio USA
2008
World of Outlaws car owner: won fourth Knoxville Nationals championship Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, Iowa USA with Donny Schatz, driver
2008
Driver: won Old Spice Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt late model race for the second time Eldora Speedway, Rossburg, Ohio USA
2008
Car owner: Won second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship with Donny Schatz, driver
2008
Driver: Won the “Rumble in Fort Wayne” United States Auto Club (USAC) Midget feature for the seventh time War Memorial Coliseum / Allen County, Indiana USA
2008
Driver: won five NASCAR Nationwide Series races Daytona, Florida; Fontana, California; Talladega, Alabama; Darlington, South Carolina; Loudon, New Hampshire USA
2007
Car owner: won seventh USAC owner's championship - second straight car owner championship in the Sprint car division with Levi Jones, driver
2007
Driver: Won three Sprint Cup point races Chicagoland / Joliet, Illinois; Indianapolis Motor Speedway / Speedway, Indiana; Watkins Glen International / Watkins Glen, New York USA
2006
Car owner: won sixth USAC owner's championship with Josh Wise, driver
2006
Named to the American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA) All America First-Team for the ninth time.
2006
Driver: Won Old Spice Prelude to the Dream all-star dirt late model race Eldora Speedway / New Weston, Ohio USA
2006
Driver: won five Sprint Cup point races Martinsville, Virginia; Daytona, Flordia; Kansas City, Kansas; Atlanta, Georgia; Fort Worth, Texas USA
2006
Driver: won both portions of the “Rumble in Fort Wayne” USAC Midget double-feature Fort Wayne, Indiana USA
2006
Driver: Secured first IROC (International Race of Champions) title with a third-place finish in the season finale Atlanta, Georgia USA
2006
Driver: won second career Nationwide Series race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA
2005
Named to the AARWBA All America First-Team for the eighth time
2005
Car owner: won fifth USAC owner's championship with co-owner Bob East with Dave Steele, driver
2005
Driver: Won five Sprint Cup point races Sonoma California; Daytona, Florida; Loudon, New Hampshire; Indianapolis, Indiana; Watkins Glen, New York USA
2005
Driver: won first career Nationwide Series race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA Became the ninth driver to win at least one race in each of NASCAR’s three national series – Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck.
2004
Car Owner: won fourth USAC owner's championship with co-owner Bob East with Dave Steele, driver
2004
World of Outlaws car owner: won third Nationals championship Knoxville, Iowa USA with Danny Lasoski, driver
2003
Car owner: won second USAC owner's championship J.J. Yeley, driver
2003
World of Outlaws car owner: won second Knoxville Nationals championship with Danny Lasoski, driver
2003
Driver: won first ever Winged Sprint Car feature at the Winged Outlaw Warrior-sanctioned event Missouri State Fair Speedway / Sedalia, Missouri USA
2003
Car owner: won third USAC owner's championship with co-owner Bob East with J.J. Yeley, driver
2003
Driver: won two Sprint Cup point races Pocono, Pennsylvania and Charlotte, North Carolina USA
2003
Driver: won the USAC Western Sprint Car Series opener Madera Speedway / Madera, California USA
2003
Driver: won second career NASCAR Camping Word Truck Series race Richmond, Virginia
2003
Driver: won first career ARCA race DuQuoin State Fairgrounds / DuQuoin, Illinois USA
2002
Driver: Won USAC Western Sprint Car race - an all time USAC record with victories in nine different USAC racing series Altamont Raceway Park / Tracy, California USA
2002
Won first USAC owner's championship with co-owner Bob East with J.J. Yeley, driver
2002
Driver: won the 16th annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals Tulsa Expo Raceway / Tulsa, Oklahoma USA
2002
Driver: won USAC Western Sprint Car race (second Western Sprint Car win of the year) Irwindale, California USA
2002
Earned first Sprint Cup championship
2002
Named to the AARWBA All America First-Team for the seventh time.
2002
Driver: won Camping World Truck Series race at Richmond (second Truck Series start) Richard, Virginia USA
2002
Driver: Won three Sprint Cup point races Atlanta, Georgia; Richmond, Virginia; Watkins Glen, New York USA
2002
Driver: won the non-points Budweiser Shootout Sprint Cup race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA
2001
Driver: won USAC Midget race South Boston, Virginia USA
2001
Driver: won 358-Modified Super DIRT Series feature race Lebanon Valley Speedway / West Lebanon, New York USA
2001
Driver: won the “Rumble in Fort Wayne” USAC Midget feature (second straight win)
2001
Named to the AARWBA All America First-Team for the sixth time.
2001
World of Outlaws car owner: won first Knoxville Nationals championship Knoxville, Iowa USA with Danny Lasoski, driver
2001
Driver: won Round III of IROC XXV Michigan International Speedway / Brooklyn, Michigan USA First career IROC win
2001
Driver: won three Sprint Cup point races - first road course victory Richmond, Virginia; Sonoma, California; and Bristol, Tennessee USA
2001
Driver: won the non-points Budweiser Shootout Sprint Cup race Daytona International Speedway / Daytona Beach, Florida USA First win ever on a superspeedway
2001
Driver: completed 1,100 racing miles in one day by competing in both the Indianapolis 500 and Coca-Cola 600 More than any one driver in racing history
2000
Named to the AARWBA All America First-Team for the fifth time
2000
Became owner of a World of Outlaws team with Danny Lasoski
2000
Winningest driver on the Sprint Cup circuit, scoring six victories – two more than any other driver Dover, Delaware; Loudon, New Hampshire; Martinsville, Virginia; and Homestead, Florida USA
1999
Named to the AARWBA All-America First Team for the fourth time
1999
First rookie in Sprint Cup history to win three point races in first year on the circuit Richmond, Virginia; Homestead, Florida; and Avondale, Arizona USA
1999
Finished fourth in the Sprint Cup point standings and won the Rookie of the Year title.
1998
Driver: ran 22 Nationwide Series races for Joe Gibbs Racing
1997
Won first USAC Silver Crown Championship Series race Las Vegas, Nevada USA
1997
Named to the AARWBA All-America First Team for the third time
1997
Won IndyCar Series championship Pikes Peak, Colorado USA
1995
Named for the second consecutive year to the AARWBA All-America First Team
1995
Driver: won USAC National Midget, Sprint and Silver Crown championships - first driver ever to win the “Triple Crown” in a single season
1994
Driver: won first USAC National Midget race in Hut Hundred Terre Haute, Indiana USA
1994
Driver: Won USAC National Midget championship with five wins in 22 starts
1994
Named to 25th anniversary AARWBA All-America First Team
1992
Driver: won USAC Sprint feature at Lebanon (Mo.) Lebanon, Missouri USA
1991
Won first USAC Midget race Indianapolis Speedrome / Indianapolis, Indiana USA
1991
Named USAC Sprint Car Rookie of the Year
1991
Named Rookie of the Year at Indianapolis Speedrome Midget Series
1989
Driver: Won four feature races in Three-Quarter Midget competition
1987
World Karting Association National Champion
1983
International Karting Foundation Grand National Champion
1980
Won 4-cycle rookie junior class (ages 8-12) championship Columbus Indiana Fairgrounds / Columbus, Indiana USA
1979
Won first race of any kind behind the wheel of a go-kart Westport, Indiana USA

Professional honors and awards

2012
Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly (ESPY Award) Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) Best Driver
2011
Driver of the Year (second time) International Motorsports Hall of Fame
2011
Driver of the Year (fourth time) Eastern Motorsports Press Association (EMPA)
2011
Driver of the Year American Auto Racing Writers and Broadcasters Association (AARWBA)
2011
Racer of the Year and Oval Racer of the Year RACER Magazine
2011
Driver of the Year (third time) National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA)
2011
Mario Andretti Trophy SPEED Sport SPEED Performer of the Year
2008
Person of the Year Award NASCAR Illustrated
2005
Driver of the Year Speed Channel/RACER Magazine
2005
Driver of the Year (second time) National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA)
2005
Driver of the Year (third time) Eastern Motorsports Press Association (EMPA)
2005
Driver of the Year (second time) The Sporting News
2002
Driver of the Year (second time) Eastern Motorsport Press Association (EMPA)
2002
Driver of the Year National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA)
2002
Driver of the Year The Sporting News
2001
National Midget Auto Racing Hall of Fame National Midget Auto Racing Museum
1999
Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year National Association of Stock Car Auto Racing
1996
Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year Indy Racing League

Community

Community service

2003–present
Tony Stewart Foundation Indianapolis, Indiana USA Founder; President of the Board of Directors

Community honors and awards

2011
Driver of the Year Daytona Beach News-Journal
2010
NMPA/Home Depot Humanitarian Award National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) and Home Depot For charity and humanitarian efforts
2005
Driver of the Year (second time) Hoosier Auto Racing Fans
2004
Named “NASCAR’s ‘Good Guy The Sporting News Work with the Victory Junction Gang Camp
2004
Named "Most Caring Athlete" USA Weekend Work with the Victory Junction Gang Camp
2004
Person of the Year award NASCAR USG Outstanding philanthropic work
1992
Most Improved Driver Award in USAC Sprints Hoosier Auto Racing Fans
1991
Named Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Hoosier Auto Racing Fans
1989
First-Year Driver Award Hoosier Auto Racing Fans Three-Quarter Midget
Nationality
American
Politics
Republican
Sports
Hunting, fishing

Education

Secondary school
Columbus North High School Columbus, Indiana USA Class of 1989
Native language
English

Family

Vital statistics

Birth information
May 20, 1971
Gender
Male
Place of birth
Columbus, Indiana USA
Marital status
Never married

Parents

Father
Nelson H. Stewart
Mother
Pamela Ann (Marshall) Stewart Boas

Grandparents

Mother's father
Gaylord Eugene Marshall (1915 - 2010)
Mother's mother
Rosemary Ann (O'Neill) Marshall (1920 - 1998)

Ancestry

Scottish