Tony Stewart is a racecar driver. There aren't really any ifs, ands or buts about that. Unlike the sheltered stars of other sports that would rarely be caught dead around the lower levels, Stewart actively seeks out midget and sprint races, often on dirt tracks around the country. Stewart got started in these smaller, local events, and hasn't stopped racing in them since hitting it big.

His latest outing, at Ohsweken Speedway in Ontario, didn't end quite so well, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports. The three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion, who currently sits at eleventh in the Sprint Cup standings after a fourth place finish at the Brickyard 400, popped up for the Northern Summer Nationals sprint car race, and was duking it out with the eventual race winner when he ran wide in the middle of the corner. It looks like he picked up some debris, which was enough to send the car tumbling across the top of the track.

Thankfully, the crash looked a lot worse than it actually was, and Stewart walked away. Take a look at the full video below.


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      Erik R. Reid
      • 1 Year Ago
      Pretty typical sprint car flip. He was running the cushion, hooked a rut, jumped the cushion and got launched.
      larryatmanda
      • 1 Year Ago
      Love dirt track sprinters! Truly takes great driving talent because you can\'t be slammin\' and bangin\' like bumper cars. With open wheel racers if you lean on someone like in NASCAR you\'ll be taking a ride like the video. Pure unforgiving racing.
      Redbird
      • 1 Year Ago
      That actually looked like a pretty tame crash as far as sprint cars are concerned...
        Robert Hall
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Redbird
        the part that made the crash bad was he came close to doing a face plant on the barrier and that would have likely been fatal. When those things flip anything can happen, Jason Leffler died on a similar flip but on the straight going a bit faster
      Barbie
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dang Tony...
      texashappy
      • 1 Year Ago
      Dirt track racing is great.. different racing. AND that Is what Tony started doing. Plus he owns a dirt track. Gets in your blood even to watch.
      TERRY
      • 1 Year Ago
      Put him behind a steering wheel and he will race it, and probly race it well
      mnascarfan
      • 1 Year Ago
      Man people are so evil.It is so disheartening to know like all other blogs that people can hide behind their computers and spew hatred.Its not opinions its hatred.
      ROBINHOOD
      • 1 Year Ago
      I hope Tony Stewart was thinking during that crash, Damn I am worth way too much money to loose it this way, and they don't pay enough anyway and I've got way too many people employed to risk their future.
        lthrnck68
        • 1 Year Ago
        @ROBINHOOD
        He's a racer. Doesn't matter what it is, he'll run it. Something happens to him, there are always replacements.
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        pbeats
        • 1 Year Ago
        Nahhh .... Dirt is where the excitements at ..... Although pavement is faster dirt has the action ...
        goatcars
        • 1 Year Ago
        I couldn't agree more!!
      rw302361
      • 1 Year Ago
      once racing is in your blood it stays there
      fanbudcar8
      • 1 Year Ago
      Could blame his asshoel team mate for that one .If youo was at the King Royal you knew what I mean
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