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Tony Stewart, Leah Pruett and Tony Stewart Racing Team Up with Orange Comet

Blending legacy and innovation, these iconic names in racing are introducing the industry to the future of storytelling and fan engagement – offering real-world utility and one lucky person a chance to win an authentic stock car from Stewart's collection

 

Orange Comet, Inc., a premium NFT creative media and Web3 experience company, today announced an exclusive partnership with American motorsports legends Tony Stewart and Leah Pruett, alongside Tony Stewart Racing. As the first of its kind in its industry, this partnership is poised to create an all new fan experience, elevate fan engagement, and create a new means of storytelling through an emerging technology platform. With various collections set to drop throughout the year, these NFTs will tell the story of Tony Stewart, Leah Pruett and Tony Stewart Racing in a never before seen way.

 

"We're always looking for new and innovative ways to highlight motorsports and bring unique, one-of-a-kind experiences to our fans, and this partnership with Orange Comet is doing just that," said Stewart, the only driver to win championships in NASCAR, INDYCAR and USAC. "We live in a world where the digital experience is enhancing the live experience, and this collection we've created for the racing community blends these two worlds in a way we've never seen before."

 

The partnership will officially kick off on Aug. 23 with a limited-edition drop on TonyStewartNFTs.com and OpenSea focusing on Stewart's historic motorsports career. Comprised of a variety of signature animations and PFPs, the collection will honor Stewart's legacy by featuring various cars he has raced over the years, while driving home his sense for innovation. In celebrating his days on dirt tracks to open-wheel racing to his remarkable career in NASCAR, this collection reinvents how fans will collect the traditional 1:18 diecast car as well as bring multiple motorsports series into the world of web3 for the first time ever. The gem of the collection features the opportunity for a fan to own a racecar from Stewart-Haas Racing, the NASCAR team Stewart co-owns with industrialist Gene Haas. Additional unique, real-world utility will be included in the collection such as autographed hats, an autographed firesuit, and a chance to win a virtual hangout with Stewart.

"We're thrilled to be working with Tony, Leah and Tony Stewart Racing to truly change the way fans across the globe experience motorsports," said Dave Broome, CEO and Co-founder of Orange Comet. "The deeply detailed collections we've created are a conduit to engage with these legends through an all new medium, while also offering the chance to own a piece of history."

 

The first collection drop, minted on Ethereum, will be broken down into two categories. The first - The Champion Series - will feature six signature animations spotlighting various cars, with 30 total NFTs available for purchase - each accompanied by an autographed firesuit. Additionally, if the series sells out, it will unlock the opportunity for one of the Champion Series NFT owners to receive a racecar from Stewart-Haas Racing.

 

The second category - The Legacy Series - will feature 500 total NFTs, all one-of-ones that will highlight select cars Stewart has driven, plus new car paint schemes inspired by his legendary career. There will also be a one-in-five chance to win a 30-minute virtual hangout with Stewart. For those who purchase more than one NFT, an autographed hat by Stewart will also be gifted.

"This is an entirely new way for us to engage with our fans and the racing community as a whole," Stewart said. "It's story telling on a new and emerging platform. We knew we could create some championship-caliber collections for the fans that are both collectible and have some awesome experiences attached to them."

 

Sign up at TonyStewartNFTs.com now to stay informed on the latest news surrounding this one-of-a-kind partnership 

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All Star Circuit of Champions welcomes Tezos as Series Title Sponsor through 2024

Tezos becomes the Official Blockchain of the All Stars

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (March 8, 2022) – Today, Tony Stewart and the All Star Circuit of Champions are pleased to announce Tezos as the official series title sponsor. The announcement follows FloSports’ recent introduction of a multi-year technical partnership with Tezos, the world’s most advanced blockchain. Tezos will make its official debut when the Tezos All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 points championship season commences on April 8.

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FOX Sports Adds Tony Stewart to the Broadcast Booth for The Clash and Daytona 500

‘Smoke’ Joins Mike Joy and Clint Bowyer on the Call for NASCAR’s Season Kickoff

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Tony Stewart Racing To Join NHRA in 2022 with Two Fulltime Entries

After more than four decades of racing around in circles, Tony Stewart has embarked on a straight and narrow path, albeit at more than 300 mph.

The championship-winning racecar driver who has successfully transitioned to being a championship-winning team owner is joining the NHRA in 2022. His eponymous team, Tony Stewart Racing (TSR), will field two fulltime entries – one in Top Fuel for nine-time event winner Leah Pruett and one in Funny Car for 39-time event winner Matt Hagan.

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Smoke fourth in USCS Talladega Short Track start

Date: Friday, April 23rd
Event: 25th Anniversary Silver Shootout
Series: United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour (USCS)
Track: Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama)
Tony Stewart A-Main Finish (Start): 4th (5th)

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Stewart helps All Stars kick-off 2021 season with visits to Screven and East Bay

Dates: Friday and Saturday, January 29th-30th
Event: Winter Freeze
Series: All Star Circuit of Champions
Track: Screven Motor Speedway (Sylvania, Georgia)
Tony Stewart Finishes (Start):
Friday: A-Main | 13th (18th)
Saturday: B-Main | 12th (3rd)

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, February 1st-2nd
Event: Sugarlands Shine Southern Tour
Series: All Star Circuit of Champions
Track: East Bay Raceway Park (Tampa, Florida)
Tony Stewart Finishes (Start):
Monday: Canceled
Tuesday: A-Main | 8th (5th)

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Stewart concludes Arizona Speedway visit with Wild Wing Shootout finale win worth $10,041

Dates: Friday through Sunday, January 22-24
Event: Wild Wing Shootout
Series: Open 410 Event
Track: Arizona Speedway (San Tan Valley, Arizona)
Tony Stewart A-Main Finishes (Start):
Friday: 7th (6th)
Saturday: 13th (9th)
Sunday: 1st (1st)

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Tony Stewart 13th in Port Royal’s Nittany Showdown opener

Dates: Friday and Saturday, October 9th-10th
Event: Nittany Showdown
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pennsylvania)
Tony Stewart A-Main Finishes (Start):
Friday: 13th (9th)
Saturday: 20th (23rd)

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Tony Stewart qualifies for $20,000-to-win Dirt Classic at Lincoln Speedway

Date: Friday, September 18th
Event: Jack Gunn Memorial
Series: All Star Circuit of Champions
Track: Williams Grove Speedway (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania)
Tony Stewart A-Main Finish (Start): 16th (18th)

Date: Saturday, September 19th
Event: Dirt Classic 7
Series: All Star Circuit of Champions
Track: Lincoln Speedway (Abbottstown, Pennsylvania)
Tony Stewart A-Main Finish (Start): 17th (22nd)

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Tony Stewart scores podium in Tuscarora 50 opener, finishes 13th in finale

Dates: Thursday through Saturday, September 10th-12th
Event: 53rd Annual Tuscarora 50
Series: All Star Circuit of Champions
Track: Port Royal Speedway (Port Royal, Pennsylvania)
Tony Stewart Finishes (Start):
Thursday: A -3rd (1st)
Friday: B – 11th (7th)
Saturday: A – 13th (7th)

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