Tony Stewart Is down to His Final Try at Kentucky Speedway
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Tony Stewart is down to his final try at Kentucky Speedway to complete a NASCAR track victory sweep.
The three-time champion has won at every track on the Sprint Cup schedule, with highs of five wins at Watkins Glen and four at Daytona (though not the 500) to one win at six tracks. His latest victory, and 49th overall in the Cup series, came two weeks ago at Sonoma Raceway and snapped an 84-race drought.
His skid at Kentucky isn't quite as lengthy: 0 for 5 dating to the track's inaugural race in 2011.
While Stewart has missed dozens of races the last three years because of injuries and the aftermath of a fatal accident in a sprint car race, he's never missed Kentucky — and just one lap led and no top 10s to show for his effort.
His start Saturday night will mark his 600th in Sprint Cup, good for 24th on the career list.
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