NEWS from SHR: Statement from Tony Stewart Regarding the Passing of NASCAR's Jim Hunter

Oct 30, 2010 Read more: The Frontstretch

In light of this crazy day of news surrounding the future of Richard Petty Motorsports or lack thereof - we'd like to sort out what's fact and speculation from our end as of 11:00 PM Thursday night.

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#1 Oct 30, 2010
Here is what Tony had to say on Jim Hunters passing
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#2 Oct 30, 2010
“When it comes to my NASCAR career, one of my biggest influences was Jim Hunter. There’s no playbook or manual when you eventually reach this level, and understanding all the things that come along with being a driver in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series can be overwhelming. At least, it was for me when I first got here. Jim became a great friend to me because he helped me understand why things were the way they were and how I could better handle situations. Knowing that his knowledge and experience will no longer be available to other young drivers as they enter the sport is proof that Jim is irreplaceable."



“I’m proud to have known Jim Hunter, proud to have been his friend and will miss him a lot. Our thoughts are with his wife, Ann, and their family.”

Tony Stewart Oct 2010

“All hail...”

Since: Jan 07

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#3 Oct 30, 2010
So many drivers had similar words today, it's obvious he touched many lives.

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