Who Is Nelson Stewart? Father Of Tony Stewart

by Manisha Tue Aug 22 2023 Updated On Wed Aug 23 2023
Who Is Nelson Stewart? Father Of Tony Stewart

Nelson Stewart is the father of former American motorsports racing driver Tony Stewart, who owns Stewart Racing and Superstar Racing Experience. 

He is married to Pam Stewart.  They share two kids, Tony and Natalie.

Nelson Stewart's wife and son.
Nelson Stewart's wife and son. Source: Pinterest

Son's Married Life

Tony is happily married to Leah Preutt. They tied the knot in 2021.

His wife is a drag racer. They crossed each other's path in 2019, but things started between the two when Prudhomme introduced them to one another. 

They became close during the pandemic. In an interview, Leah said that they spent four months with each other as a couple and got to know each other. 

They got engaged in 2021 and got married. 

They do not have kids together, but they are excited to become parents in the future.

Tony Stewart with his wife.
Tony Stewart with his wife. Source: Twitter

Tony's Teammate Ashlea Died In An Interstate Wreck

Tony shared that Ashlea Albertson, who drove for Tony Stewart Racing killed in a crash on Interstate 65 on Friday morning. 

She was 24 at the time of her death. Ashlea's mom also posted about the death of her daughter news in his Facebook and paid tribute to her. 

Tony said that she was a great race car driver. In his X, formerly known as Twitter, he said he had a personality that could light up any room. 

He warned other drivers to be careful during road rage


His son Tony is 52 years old. 

Net Worth

His son Tony's net worth is estimated to be $90 million.

Nelson Stewart with his son Tony Stewart.
Nelson Stewart with his son Tony Stewart. Source: Twitter

Tony Killed 20-Year-Old Race Car Driver Kevin Ward In 2014

Kevin Ward was a race car driver. He died at the age of 20 when he was hit by Tony's car during a sprint car race at Canandaigua Motor Speedway in 2014

In his interview after the incident, Tony said it was one of the most harrowing tragedies that he has ever been through in his professional and personal life. 

He said the incident would affect his life forever. He said no one deserves to go through the pain and sadness. 

He added he could not imagine what Kevin's family and friends were going through. 

He said he wanted Kevin's family to know he would keep them in his prayers and thoughts. 

He added that the whole racing community was devastated by the tragedy in the race. 

He thanked his friends from the racing community and his family for their emotional support during the tough time. 

He thanked his NASCAR team. He said he took a break from racing for a couple of weeks to cope with the loss and to pay respect to Kevin and his family. 

He said it had made him realize how grateful he was to be alive. 

He said he respected the investigation that was going on. He added he was not sure if he would be able to answer all questions. 

Kevin Parent Thinks That Tony Knew What He Was Doing During The Race

Kevin Ward was killed by Tony's car in a car race. Kevin's parents said that Tony was responsible for their son's death, and they wanted justice. 

Kevin's car was hit by Tony's, and his car got into the wall, and Kevin got out of the car, and suddenly he was fatally hit by Tony's car. 

Kevin's mom said that her son would have been alive if Stewart had kept it low on the track. 

They said he should be held accountable for what he did. They said he acted recklessly during the situation. 

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