Greg Zipadelli, the crew chief who paired with Tony Stewart to win the 2002 and 2005 Sprint Cup Series championships, will reunite with his former driver at Stewart-Haas in 2012 as the organization's competition director, the team announced.
Barring an unforeseen scheduling hiccup, two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart and 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton will swap racecars in an exhibition later this year, Stewart-Haas Racing spokesman Mike Arning confirmed Saturday
Will Tony Stewart be ready for the challenge of being an owner and driver? He believes -- with a solid foundation under him and Ryan Newman behind the wheel of Stewart-Haas Racing's second car -- he is, writes Marty Smith.
Two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart has been granted a release from the final year of his driving contract with Joe Gibbs Racing after 10 seasons with the team, sources close to Stewart confirmed for ESPN.com.