Former NHRA driver Don Prudhomme estimates that Tony Stewart was alone for 90 minutes after he was injured driving a sand buggy over the weekend.
Stewart is slated to be out for the first part of the NASCAR season after suffering a burst fracture to his L1 vertebra on Sunday. Prudhomme, who was with a group that included Stewart, Jeff Gordon, Rusty Wallace, Ray Evernham, Greg Biffle and others, told NBC's NASCAR Talk that Stewart had been separated from the group and they realized he was gone when they stopped to talk.
“We were riding these sand rails. We do that quite a bit. We were all together. What really happened is, it isn’t hard to get split off from one another. In other words, if a guy makes a left turn and you’re not watching his flags or there’s dust or something, you can make a right turn and kind of get lost.
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“So, we got mixed up and (Stewart) was probably missing for an hour-and-a-half from the pack, at least. He was missing, he