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)
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (April 26, 2021) – Despite poor weather conditions disrupting plans to contend for two victories instead of one, three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and NASCAR Hall of Famer, Tony Stewart, made the most of his weekend at Talladega Short Track in Eastaboga, Alabama, and earned a top-five outcome during USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour competition, ultimately turning a third row starting position into a fourth-place finish.
Smoke, driver of the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Rush Truck Centers/Advance Auto Parts/Curb Records/Ford Performance/Digital Ally/Sage Fruit/FloRacing/Absolute Automation and Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Mobil 1/Carquest Auto Parts/J&J Auto Racing/No. 14 sprint car, kicked-off his evening at Talladega with a heat race victory, setting the tone for his soon-to-be third top-five finish of the 2021 season.
“We enjoy racing at Talladega. It’s always good to get back there,” Tony Stewart said. “Our team is in a good place right now. Things are clicking and we’re building more and more confidence with every start. I’m excited to see where things go over the next few weeks.”
With confidence and momentum a continuing benefactor, Smoke will enter the month of May with not only a recent USCS top-five to his credit, but also two victories, most recently claiming a $12,000 payday during a thriller at Virginia Motor Speedway with the All Star Circuit of Champions. Accomplished in dramatic fashion, the five-figure score was acquired with a last lap, last corner pass over Monrovia, Indiana’s Justin Peck. Stewart started eighth on the A-Main grid and led only the last 100 yards of the 30-lap blockbuster.
Tony Stewart and Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing have not declared plans for the coming weekend. Fans are encouraged to keep alert online, as well as on social media for schedule updates.
Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Tony Stewart, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 14/Rush Truck Centers/Advance Auto Parts/Curb Records/Ford Performance/Digital Ally/Sage Fruit/FloRacing/Absolute Automation and Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Mobil 1/Carquest Auto Parts/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.
Watch the All Star Circuit of Champions online at www.floracing.com.
Tony Stewart Racing:
2021 Tony Stewart/Tony Stewart Racing Statistics:
Total Races: 10
Total Wins: 2
Total Top-5s: 3
Total Top-10s: 7
**Stats reflect Tony Stewart results, only
Photo Credit: Jason Brown Motorsports
Tony Stewart Racing Enterprises
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