Tony Stewart Takes Over Points Lead

By: Ken Allen
By: Ken Allen

Former IndyCar champion Tony Stewart has attained a long-time goal. He's won a race at historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway in his home state. Stewart won the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard Sunday, finishing about three-quarters of a second ahead of Kasey Kahne. Stewart's now won four of the Nextel Cup tour's last six races. He's finished among the top ten in seven straight races and has taken the lead in the Nextel Cup standings for the first time since he wrapped up his only Cup title in 2002. Jimmie Johnson, who was leading the standings going into this race, blew a tire and hit the wall on lap 144. He finished 38th and now trails Stewart by 75 points.

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