Who is Tony Stewart ?
# Anthony Wayne Stewart aka Tony Stewart, former professional stock car racing driver, was born on May 20, 1971 in Columbus, Indiana, United States, to Nelson Stewart and Pamela Marshall.
# His zodiac sign is Taurus.
# He is also a NASCAR team owner.
# As a driver, he is a three-time Sprint Cup Series champion. During his racing career, Stewart has won racing titles in Indy, sprint, midget and USAC Silver Crown cars.
# He is the only driver in history to win a championship in both NASCAR and IndyCar. Stewart is about 5 ft. 9 inch tall and Weighs about 82 kg.
# His net worth value is about $70 million. Stewart has appeared in various commercials, such as: Subway, Toyota, Coca-Cola and Burger King Steak House XT.
# He drove the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing car from 1999 to 2008, under crew chief Greg Zipadelli with The Home Depot as the primary sponsor.
# Stewart won two Cup Series championships once in 2002 and once in 2005, while driving for car owner Joe Gibbs.
# Stewart became the first owner-driver since Alan Kulwicki to win the Cup Series championship in 2011, ending Jimmie Johnson’s streak of consecutive championships at five.
# Stewart is not the only driver to win the Cup Series championship under the chase playoff format and the old points system but he is also the only driver to win the title under three different sponsorships.
# Moreover, he is also the first driver in the Cup Series to win the championship by virtue of a tie breaker.
# Stewart has won USAC car owner titles in the Silver Crown division various of times, with J. J. Yeley in 2002 and 2003, with Dave Steele in 2004 and with Levi Jones of Olney, Il in 2010 and 2011.
# He also collected owner titles in USAC’s National Sprint Car Series once with Yeley in 2003 and once with Jay Drake in 2004.
# Moreover, in 2006 he also won an owner title in the USAC National Sprint Car Series with Josh Wise and with Levi Jones of Olney in 2007, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
# Stewart is ranked thirteenth among the all-time NASCAR Cup Series winners with 49 career points-paying victories and is ranked ninth amongst those who have competed during the sport’s modern era (1972–present).
# He not only has 27 USAC National Midget wins to his credit, but he also has 10 wins in the Sprint cars and three in the Silver Crown series.
# In 2001, he became a member of the National Midget Hall of Fame.
# He also has seven Sprint Car Owner championships in addition to his USAC driving titles, as well as seven in the Silver Crown Series as an owner.
# Tony Stewart Foundation was established in 2003 by Stewart whose the principal purpose is to raise and donate funds to help care for drivers injured in motorsports activities, chronically ill children, and to support other charitable organizations in the protection of various animal species.
# The Tony Stewart Foundation raises and donate funds to charitable interests, specifically those that support the above-mentioned groups.
Who is Tony Stewart Dating ?
Tony Stewart is currently single.
Tony Stewart has been in relationships with Tara Roquemore (2006 – 2008), Jamie Schaffer (2002 – 2004) and Krista Dwyer (1997 – 1999).
- Birthday: May 20, 1971 (age 46 years)
- Birth Place: Columbus, Indiana, United States
- Birth Name: Anthony Wayne Stewart
- Birth Sign: Taurus
- Famous As: Tony Stewart
- Height: 1.75 m
- Weight: 82 kg
- Education: Columbus North High School
- Nicknames: The Columbus Comet, Smoke, The Rushville Rocket
- Siblings: Natalie Stewart
- Parents: Pam Boas, Nelson Stewart