INJURED DRIVER: Team Preparing For Stewart Absence
Following Monday’s wreck at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Tony Stewart needed a second surgery on the two broken bones in his leg.
Stewart-Haas Racing is preparing for Stewart to miss an extended period of time but they’re still not sure how long. It could be as much as 8-weeks.
Stewart was scheduled to be in Knoxville Wednesday racing Jeff Gordon in go-carts. Even though Stewart wasn’t there he was still on the mind of the 4-time champion.
“I doubt this will change things for him. You have to live your life in a way that is meaningful and enjoyable. We need more people like that,” Gordon said.
Jeff Gordon still took part in the go-cart races at the Slideways Karting Center in Knoxville.
Kyle Larson replaced Stewart. 68 fans got the chance to race against the two NASCAR stars but Gordon didn’t take it easy on anyone.
The event was being held to raise money for Jeff Gordon’s Kick it for Cancer Foundation.