Report: Tony Stewart won't race in Plymouth this weekend

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WNDU-TV reports that Tony Stewart will not race at Plymouth Speedway this weekend. The move follows Saturday's fatal accident involving Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr. at a dirt track race in New York.

Stewart and Ward were involved in a crash at the track Saturday night. When the race went under caution, Ward got out of his car and approached Stewart's car while Stewart was driving. Stewart's car struck Ward, who died from his injuries.

Stewart did not race in Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen.

"We at Plymouth Speedway extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Kevin Ward Jr. and thoughts and prayers to Tony Stewart and his family," Plymouth Speedway said in a statement. "Tony Stewart will not be racing at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday. More information on the weekend's racing will be announced this week."

Thanks to WNDU-TV in South Bend