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Stewart Injury Should Not Stop NASCAR Drivers from Running Sprint Car Races

When Tony Stewart broke his leg in a sprint car crash on August 5, it shook up the NASCAR garage area. The injury ended Stewart's run at the 2013 Sprint Cup championship and left the Stewart-Haas Racing team scrambling to replace its lead driver. Austin Dillon will get the call this Sunday at Michigan after Max Papis drove the No. 14 to a 15th-place finish at Watkins Glen. Stewart's injuries come just months after former Sprint Cup driver Jason Leffler was killed in a sprint car accident at Bridgeport Speedway in New Jersey, raising questions about whether or not Sprint Cup drivers should compete at local dirt tracks in their spare time.  But this is an overreaction. Tony Stewart and the rest of the drivers in the NASCAR garage are rac...

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