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Tony Stewart

Tony Stewart, Indianapolis 500, 1996. Copyright Brian Crowe, 2015. Used with Permission.

Tony Stewart, Indianapolis 500, 1996. Copyright Brian Crowe, 2015. Used with Permission.

Tony Stewart. NASCAR Indianapolis, 24th July 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic (www.latphoto.co.uk), 2010. Used with permission.

Tony Stewart. NASCAR Indianapolis, 24th July 2010. Copyright LAT Photographic 2010. Used with permission.

Born:

20 May 1971
Columbus, Indiana

Nationality:

United States

Indy 500s:

5 (1996-2001)

Popular driver who has been one of NASCAR's top drivers - he won the title in 2002 and 2005, and then again in 2011. From 2009, along with driving, he was a team owner in the discipline. However, 2016 was his last year of full-time racing for a whole multitude of reasons. Still lives in Indiana and also runs a few businesses. Also appears in sprints and has a USAC team. In 2014, his involvement in a fatal accident at a sprint car race has overshadowed his career, which has included an IRL title in 1997, the USAC Triple Crown in 1995 and the 1994 USAC National Midget series.

Biography last updated 30 Jul 2017