Hard to believe, but Sunday will mark the 1 year anniversary of the death of Kevin Ward Jr. He was killed at Canandaigua Motorsports Park after being struck by Tony Stewart's car. Friday, the family filed a wrongful death suit in the case.
Wendi Ward, the aunt of Kevin Ward Jr who was killed while racing in Canandaigua, is opening up. She shared her feelings on the tragic race that ended with Tony Stewart hitting Ward Jr. August 9th, in a letter to USA Today.
No charges will be filed against NASCAR driver Tony Stewart in the death of Kevin Ward Jr. of Port Leyden.
A grand jury finished hearing the case earlier today where they determined that Ward's death was an accident.
The Associated Press is reporting that District Attorney Michael Tantillo also said Ward was under the influence of marijuana that night "enough to impair judgement...
The nightmare is not over yet for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart. It was decided today that the case will move to the decision of a Grand Jury. The case I am referring to is the death of Kevin Ward Jr. who was hit by Stewart back on August 9th in Canandaigua when he exited his car after a wreck. The decision came from Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo.
The Utica Rome Speedway is honoring the memory of the late Kevin Ward Jr with a special night. The speedway will turn the annual Cole Cup into a two day event with the addition of "Kevin Ward Jr. Shootout" on Friday, September 5. Click for more details.
It was standing room only as hundreds turned out to mourn the loss of Kevin Ward Jr., at South Lewis High School. The Port Leyden racer died after being struck by Tony Stewart's car at Canandaigua Motorsports Park.
Until today, not many had heard of Kevin Ward Jr., a 20 year old Port Leyden native who's been racing since he was four. The tragic news of Ward's death at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, has everyone saying his name.