TITLE

TWICE as NICE

AUTHOR(S)
Crossman, Matt
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Sporting News;12/2/2005, Vol. 229 Issue 48, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information related to stock car driver Tony Stewart. He hates testing his racecar. He drew criticism for blowing off testing before the Daytona 500. In Stewart's mind, going fast doesn't matter, winning does. And his attitude in winning the Nascar Nextel Cup altered his legacy as one of the most cantankerous racers ever. His car control is so extraordinarily splendid he rarely gets credit for being as smart as he is. At Homestead, he bided his time, waiting for his car to come around. INSETS: A tale of two titles;Johnson remains just good enough to come up short.
ACCESSION #
19007183

 

Related Articles

  • TWO IN A ROW. Pearce, Al // AutoWeek;7/11/2005, Vol. 55 Issue 28, p48 

    The article focuses on the victory of automobile racing driver Tony Stewart in the Daytona International Speedway Race. Stewart restarted fifth after the next-to-last caution at lap 143 and quickly passed driver Dave Blaney. Stewart's first points Cup win in Daytona Beach came six days after his...

  • Just My Type. Patrick, Dan // Sports Illustrated;2/18/2008, Vol. 108 Issue 7, p29 

    The article presents an interview with professional race car driver Tony Stewart. Stewart will race in the 2008 Daytona 500. He comments on his long hair style. Stewart discusses what character he would portray in a remake of the film "Smokey and the Bandit." The professional driver discusses...

  • I want a Daytona 500 trophy to call my own. Stewart, Tony // Sporting News;2/1/2010, Vol. 234 Issue 3, p17 

    The article presents the views of Tony Stewart, the automobile racer, on his desire and aim to win the Automobile race trophy Daytona 500. Stewart shares his experience of the 50th running of the Daytona race which was won by racer Ryan Newman. He states that he had won many races before at...

  • INSIDE DISH.  // Sporting News;1/7/2008, Vol. 232 Issue 1, p55 

    The article presents information related to NASCAR drivers in the Daytona 500 competitions. Kevin Harvick won the 2007 Daytona 500. Tony Stewart has been winless in nine Daytona 500s. Chris Carrier has been named crew chief for NASCAR new entry Sam Hornish. Richard Petty, Cale Yarborough, and...

  • inside dish.  // Sporting News;02/26/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 9, p20 

    Provides updates on race-car drivers competing in the Daytona 500. Injuries suffered by Tony Stewart; Death of Dale Earnhardt; Performance of Ward Burton and Sterling Marlin.

  • Call it the Super Bowl and I'll smack you. Spencer, Lee // Sporting News;2/24/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 6, p73 

    The article presents information related to the Daytona 500 racing. Since Lee Petty won the first 500 in 1959 and captured the Cup in the same year, that feat has been duplicated only six times. Jeff Gordon was the most recent driver to accomplish that, in 1997, after a 20-year drought. Dale...

  • Scintillating start. Crossman, Matt // Sporting News;2/24/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 6, p50 

    The article focuses on this year's Daytona 500 event. Tony Stewart has been dominant in the past two 500s. Scott Riggs looked stout in his new Evernham Motorsports Dodge. Jamie McMurray would love to get off the schneid quickly in his new Roush Racing Ford. Bill Elliott set old-school hearts...

  • FRANKENDRIVER.  // Sporting News;4/14/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 15, p12 

    The article presents information on various stock car drivers. A driver's feel through the seat allows Ryan Newman to get the best qualifying time and nobody is better than Newman. Tony Stewart credits video games for his sublime hand-eye coordination. Early in his career, Stewart drove for an...

  • TO KNOW LIST 1: What to watch for at Daytona. Crossman, Matt // Sporting News;2/24/2006, Vol. 230 Issue 6, p4 

    The article presents predictions made by the author regarding the automobile race Daytona 500. The Great American Race will feature 500 miles, 200 laps, and 800 left turns. Tony Stewart's dominance of the Pepsi 400 at Daytona last summer would have been legendary had his emotional win at the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics