Tony Stewart Statement Regarding Robert Yates

The following is a statement from three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Tony Stewart on the passing of NASCAR Hall of Famer Robert Yates.


“Our sport lost one of the most inventive minds and kindest personalities in Robert Yates. I’m glad I got to know him and proud our race team was able to honor him this year at Darlington. He leaves a strong legacy that is carried on by his son, Doug, and all of their employees at Roush Yates Engines. While Robert will certainly be missed, he will always be remembered.”