A court ruling Friday said Tony Stewart’s insurance company wasn’t obligated to pay any damages or fees regarding an incident at a dirt track in upstate New York where Stewart struck and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward.
Stewart and Ward were racing each other at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in a sprint car race when Ward hit the wall. Ward exited his car and walked down the track to gesture to Stewart and was hit by the right-rear tire on Stewart’s car. Stewart was not charged in the incident and has said he didn’t see Ward walking on the track until it was too late.
The Ward family has filed a civil suit against Stewart regarding Kevin’s death.
Stewart’s insurance company had contended it wasn’t obligated to cover Stewart’s sprint car teams for what happened on August 9, 2014. It said Tony Stewart Racing’s insurance policy outlined specific events for the policy – the race at Canandaigua not beingRead More »from Tony Stewart's insurance not liable for damages stemming from Ward incident