9, 2014, when Stewart's car struck and killed Ward at Canandaigua (N. On Wednesday, Stewart's attorneys filed to withdrawal the appeal (no reason given and no indication of whether any settlement discussions are ongoing) with the option that the appeal could be reinstated no later than Jan. The Ward family's wrongful death suit remains pending in federal court.Without insurance, it would be up to Stewart -- who was not charged and claims Ward was under the influence of marijuana and attempted to contact his car after approaching it on foot under caution -- to solely determine how much he spends on legal costs and whether to settle.(Bob Pockrass / ESPN Now)(1-5-2017)Haas involved in purchase of Concord, North Carolina building: A Concord building developed by racing legends Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon has sold for million.I'm building a three-quarter midget to run a couple of (county) fair races this year.Going to run a lot of different things at a lot of different places.The 180,000-square-foot commercial and industrial structure, called Motor Speedway Commerce Center, remains in the NASCAR racing family.
Stewart finished a disappointing 17th in the 26-car main event late Thursday at Bubba Raceway Park (Ocala, FL), and he ended the night arguing with a fellow driver and complaining with officials.Leffler, a three-time USAC midget champion who went on to compete in the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR, died from injuries sustained in a sprint car crash in 2013.The race in his memory also helps to raise funds for his son, Charlie. got out of his car after a crash and approached Stewart's car, which struck and killed the 20-year-old driver. The Ward family is suing Stewart on four claims: wrongful death, terror pain and suffering prior to death, intentional/reckless conduct and gross negligence.
The event includes an afternoon of racing and entertainment, highlighted by a thrilling three-lap, ride-along around Texas Motor Speedway's 1.5-mile oval with Stewart behind the wheel.The application noted that most hunts would accommodate five or fewer guests.