THE LUCAS OIL RACING NEWS: Stewart
to race in at least 71 events in 2017 probably more:
may be a three-time champion at NASCAR
's highest level, but track preparation nevertheless is a passion for him. You'll often find him on a track at Eldora Speedway
, the dirt half-mile he owns. Just because Stewart
has stepped away from the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
doesn't mean he has abandoned the competitive side of racing-far from it.
"I wish I'd have finished a little better at the end of the year," Stewart
said of his final NASCAR
campaign, in which he won at Sonoma
and qualified for the Chase. "But I'm looking forward to all the stuff we're going to be doing this year-late model racing, sprint car racing. I'm building a three-quarter midget to run a couple of (county) fair races this year. Going to run a lot of different things at a lot of different places. There are some tracks that I've never been to that I'm going to get a chance to go to on our schedule. We're up to ...