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Stewart cancels appearance at Plymouth

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Tony Stewart has canceled an appearance at the Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this Saturday following the crash that took the life of 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr.

The dirt-track speedway issued the following statement today about Stewart's plans for the Plymouth Speedway Bob Newton Classic:

"We at Plymouth Speedway extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of Kevin Ward, Jr. and thoughts and prayers to Tony Stewart and his family. Tony Stewart will not be racing at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday. More information on the weekend's racing will be announced this week."

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