Tony Stewart Runs Over Driver During Confrontation, Killing Him


Locutus
#1
Like holy sh!t man:

httpwwwyoutubecomwatchvqILmIyG6qno



video at link (youtube will likely delete at some point)


NASCAR driver Tony Stewart ran over a competitor, 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr., during a confrontation at a sprint car race on Saturday night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in New York. Ward was killed.



In the video above, via YouTube (external - login to view), you can see Ward apparently confronting Stewart on foot after Ward's car is run into the wall. He is struck, dragged, then thrown a number of feet. According to Ontario County Sheriff Philip C. Povero (external - login to view), Ward was dead on arrival at the hospital.


Video: Tony Stewart Runs Over Driver During Confrontation, Killing Him (external - login to view)
Last edited by Locutus; Aug 10th, 2014 at 06:21 AM..
 
tay
#2
Sports people have to stop taking it all so seriously and just go out there to have fun...........
 
Locutus
#3
thank gawd tony can race today. thank gawd.

Stewart will race Sunday hours after striking, killing fellow driver | New York Post (external - login to view)
 
Walter
+5
#4
Darwin at work. If you're going to run in front of a race car the race car will win.
 
Locutus
+1 / -1
#5
It happens in many types of racing events. Buddy shaking fist and giving finger and such. Part of the sport. But to give him a scare or just be reckless is insane. And to just 'act as if' the next day and carry-on is a tad callous, mayhaps arrogant. If you or I ran over and killed some road rage imbecile, it's unlikely we'd be at work the next day. Just sayin'.

'Merica.

Quote: Originally Posted by LocutusView Post

It happens in many types of racing events. Buddy shaking fist and giving finger and such. Part of the sport. But to give him a scare or just be reckless is insane. And to just 'act as if' the next day and carry-on is a tad callous, mayhaps arrogant. If you or I ran over and killed some road rage imbecile, it's unlikely we'd be at work the next day. Just sayin'.

'Merica.

to all the closed-minded girly drones that complain I'm a god-fearing, nazi-symp, war-mongering, yankee neocon wannabe, I got yet another red from walter for this, so eat your hearts out.

I can't win 'em all.
 
damngrumpy
+1
#6
There should be an immediate investigation and if it proven a road rage incident
Tony should be in jail awaiting trial for his actions.
 
Praxius
#7
I watched that video about 4 times and I still didn't catch what was described.


I saw a bunch of cars smash into the wall and pile up on each other and I saw what appeared to be a concrete barricade break and roll down the hill.

Then again, I am on my mobile/cell so I don't have the advantage of a big screen to see all the detail.
 
Locutus
#8
Quote: Originally Posted by PraxiusView Post

I watched that video about 4 times and I still didn't catch what was described.


I saw a bunch of cars smash into the wall and pile up on each other and I saw what appeared to be a concrete barricade break and roll down the hill.

Then again, I am on my mobile/cell so I don't have the advantage of a big screen to see all the detail.

00:25 action starts
 
Praxius
#9
Quote: Originally Posted by LocutusView Post

00:25 action starts

Still didn't see anything other than a bunch of cars flying into one another. I didn't see anybody get hit outside of a vehicle nor anything intentional as when the crash starts happening, the camera is kinda jerky and then it's just a bunch of cars hitting each other with a pile more trying to avoid hitting those cars.

All I know is in regards to that race:

GAME OVER.

K read even further into the link, read the tweets and eyewitness stuff to try and get a clearer understanding of what I'm supposed to be looking for.... Played through another 2-3 times and I simply can't see it.... I'm just gonna have to sum it up as being on a small screen rather than being at the PC.

I normally can spot the smallest of details in a photo or video but this is completely escaping me. I'll just have to take everybody else's word on it.
 
EagleSmack
+8
#10  Top Rated Post
How stupid... running out in the track because you got put in the wall.
 
Grievous
#11
I guess Stewart is that bad of a driver that he can't avoid a pedestrian.


Hard to see from that angle but did Stewart drive into him or did Ward jump in front of Stewart?


Not sure, but let the victim blaming begin before any facts come to light.
 
Kreskin
+1
#12
I heard on radio that Stewart did not see him and that Stewart is not racing in the next race. Sounds like everyone involved is very shook up by this.
 
gopher
+1
#13
Quote: Originally Posted by KreskinView Post

I heard on radio that Stewart did not see him and that Stewart is not racing in the next race. Sounds like everyone involved is very shook up by this.


Yes, I just got the same message moment ago.

An account from an eye witness said that Stewart gunned his engines despite the yellow - that is a very serious matter if true because it can lead to a manslaughter charge.
 
Nuggler
+1
#14
yah, well; in court, he revved the engine a bit to correct a skid. Prove he didn't.

Screw the eye witness. They're wrong often.

What I saw was some (now dead) fool crossing a track during a car race.

How does a pedestrian have a "confrontation" with a car.?
 
gopher
+1
#15
We'll have to wait and see the police report before coming to any conclusions.
 
Grievous
+1 / -1
#16
Quote: Originally Posted by gopherView Post

We'll have to wait and see the police report before coming to any conclusions.



Don't be silly.


The guy who is dead is clearly at fault.


Just like those people killed on MH-17, they bought the tickets for the flight.....ergo....it's their own fault they are dead.
 
lone wolf
+4
#17
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

Don't be silly.


The guy who is dead is clearly at fault.


Just like those people killed on MH-17, they bought the tickets for the flight.....ergo....it's their own fault they are dead.

Pout much?

No driver on a closed course expects to have pedestrian traffic raging at his car. The move was nothing less than stupid. Whaddaya think Pit Row's all about?
 
PoliticalNick
+3 / -1
#18
The official policy of all racing associations is that a crashed driver is to remain inside their vehicle until official track workers arrive. More than a couple of people have been run over from getting out for whatever reason. It will be considered a racing incident and Stewart will not be charged which is as it should be. If you are going to run in front of a race car, which even under caution is usually doing 60mph, then you get what you get and deserve it.
 
Grievous
#19
Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post

Pout much?

No driver on a closed course expects to have pedestrian traffic raging at his car. The move was nothing less than stupid. Whaddaya think Pit Row's all about?





Do you know for a fact at this point that Stewart did not drive into Ward on purpose?


I sure don't, so I am not ready to blame Ward entirely for his actions.


Same way I don't blame raped women for wearing a short skirt.


I'll wait for an official police investigation.
 
MHz
#20
Quote: Originally Posted by WalterView Post

Darwin at work. If you're going to run in front of a race car the race car will win.

That's pretty good Walter, it won't be on the fridge but not bad all the same. No wonder my Mama used to tell me not to shake my finger at the Grizzly.

Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

Just like those people killed on MH-17, they bought the tickets for the flight.....ergo....it's their own fault they are dead.

I don't think they decided the route should be over hostile territory.

Quote: Originally Posted by gopherView Post

We'll have to wait and see the police report before coming to any conclusions.

????
 
lone wolf
#21
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

Do you know for a fact at this point that Stewart did not drive into Ward on purpose?


I sure don't, so I am not ready to blame Ward entirely for his actions.


Same way I don't blame raped women for wearing a short skirt.


I'll wait for an official police investigation.

You'll probably be waiting a long time. Even under a yellow flag, do you know how fast reaction time would have to be to steer INTO a pedestrian? Be sure to give some warning when you try your experiment at your local crosswalk
 
Grievous
#22
Quote: Originally Posted by MHzView Post

That's pretty good Walter, it won't be on the fridge but not bad all the same. No wonder my Mama used to tell me not to shake my finger at the Grizzly.


I don't think they decided the route should be over hostile territory.


????


You mean they didn't ask before they made the choice to get on that plane? Wow, I feel even less sorry for them.


They got in the way of the missle that wasn't purposely fired at them.


Their fault.

Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post

You'll probably be waiting a long time. Even under a yellow flag, do you know how fast reaction time would have to be to steer INTO a pedestrian? Be sure to give some warning when you try your experiment at your local crosswalk



So you know that he did not purposely steer in Wards direction?


Hard to tell from that video, perhaps you have other evidence.


I don't know for sure so I am not ready to put all the blame on the dead guy.


If Stewart does not have the skills to avoid this guy it explains why he is in NASCAR.....Ward should have known this.
 
lone wolf
+2
#23
Are you having this conversation with yourself because I certainly haven't assigned any blame - just opinion. You DO know the difference don't you?

See - all I can go on is that hard and fast rule of STAY IN YOUR VEHICLE - unless it's on fire
 
Grievous
-1
#24
Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post

Are you having this conversation with yourself because I certainly haven't assigned any blame - just opinion. You DO know the difference don't you?



I know the difference about you coming after me instead of what Walt or Eaglesmack had to say.


I was referring to what they said. Blame the victim before the evidence is heard.


Seems you have a crush on me....how cute.
 
lone wolf
+1
#25
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

I know the difference about you coming after me instead of what Walt or Eaglesmack had to say.


I was referring to what they said. Blame the victim before the evidence is heard.


Seems you have a crush on me....how cute.

Crush? I doubt it. I don't like grease
 
MHz
#26
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

I don't know for sure so I am not ready to put all the blame on the dead guy.


.

If he had stayed in the car he would be alive right now.
 
Grievous
#27
Quote: Originally Posted by MHzView Post

If he had stayed in the car he would be alive right now.



Most likely.

Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post

Crush? I doubt it. I don't like grease



I gave you an out and you took it.


Too funny.
 
IdRatherBeSkiing
+3
#28
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

I guess Stewart is that bad of a driver that he can't avoid a pedestrian.


Hard to see from that angle but did Stewart drive into him or did Ward jump in front of Stewart?


Not sure, but let the victim blaming begin before any facts come to light.

Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

Do you know for a fact at this point that Stewart did not drive into Ward on purpose?


I sure don't, so I am not ready to blame Ward entirely for his actions.


Same way I don't blame raped women for wearing a short skirt.


I'll wait for an official police investigation.

Lets also wait for said investigation before we blame Tony.

Personally I would tend to think it might be the fault of the guy who was stupid enough to be wandering around a track with high speed vehicles zipping by. He met the same fate as a lot of the idiots that try to walk across the 401.
 
lone wolf
+1
#29
Quote: Originally Posted by GrievousView Post

Most likely.





I gave you an out and you took it.


Too funny.

Which out was that? Agree or be ridiculed and asked the unanswerable?

Please do feel free to run out in front of a moving car and test your theory.
 
Grievous
#30
Quote: Originally Posted by IdRatherBeSkiingView Post

Lets also wait for said investigation before we blame Tony.

Personally I would tend to think it might be the fault of the guy who was stupid enough to be wandering around a track with high speed vehicles zipping by. He met the same fate as a lot of the idiots that try to walk across the 401.



I agree, we shouldn't blame anyone at this point.


It's someone's life.....their life.


No apathy anymore.....none.


Easy to go on a web page and make a glib response while the real pain is felt by all parties involved.

Quote: Originally Posted by lone wolfView Post

Which out was that? Agree or be ridiculed and asked the unanswerable?

Please do feel free to run out in front of a moving car and test your theory.


LOL!


Move on buddy, I gave you the out.


Unless you can tell me why my post made you sooooo upset but what Walt and Eagle said was just fine.


......or do you agree with what they said?
 

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