NASCAR's ruling at Talladega puts end to Stewart's 43-race winless streak
TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Tony Stewart was the first driver convicted of dipping below NASCAR's out-of-bounds line, learning a valuable lesson in 2001 at Daytona that he's carried with him the last seven years.
So when Regan Smith slid under the line Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway to finish first, Stewart was certain he'd be awarded his first victory of the season.
NASCAR agreed with him, and Stewart made his first trip to Talladega's Victory Lane in 20 career starts. But Smith was adamant ...
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