Anthony (Tony) Stewart
Multi-talented race car driver, race team owner, race track owner, racing series owner and philanthropist. 4-time United States Auto Club (USAC) Champion, including the Triple Crown (first driver to win the Sprint, Midget and Silver crown divisions in the same year), 1995.
IndyCar series champion in 1997; three-time NASCAR champion in 2002, 2005 and 2011. Winner of the Rookie of the Year award in USAC, Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR Cup series. Stewart is also the only driver to win a NASCAR and an IndyCar championship.
He is a member of the National Midget Racing Hall of Fame and United States Auto Club hall of fame.
He started Tony Stewart Racing, which has supported racing teams in USAC and World of Outlaws. Steward became co-owner and driver for Stewart-Haas Racing in 2009, sponsoring four cars in the NASCAR Cup series, which have won multiple races and championships.
Stewart formed the Tony Stewart Foundation in 2003, which grants funds to organizations serving chronically ill and physically disabled children; animals that are endangered or at-risk; and drivers injured in the sport of motor racing. More than 150 organizations have received grant money, totaling over $6.5 million in 42 states.