is considered as Joe Gibbs #1 Draft
Pick. The recruitment of Tony Stewart began
in 1996 when he was in his first year of the
Indy Racing League. He was a driver for Team
Menard. At the same time he was trying to
break into Nascar by running an unlimited
number of Busch Races for an unsponsered
team....owned by Harry
He joined Joe
Gibbs racing Team...one year after he became
the first Driver to win 3 major national
The United States Auto
Club (USAC) Midget.....
And the Silver Crown Titles in
Stewart qualified 3rd at Atlanta in
He had back to back 6th place
finishes at TranSouth Financial Services
PrimeStar 500 at the Texas Motor
He qualified 4th At the Food
City 500 at The Bristol Motor Speedway
won his 1st Pole as a Winston Cup driver at
He was the International
Karting Champion in 1983....
He was the
World Karting Association National Champion
He was the USAC Rookie Of The
Year in 1991....
He was also the USAC
National Midget Champion in 1994....
won the IRL Championship in
He drives the #20 Home Depot
Pontiac Grand Prix.
His car owner is Joe
Greg Zippadelli is his Crew
His teammate is Bobby Labonte
grew up in Rushville,