Owner/driver Stewart defies the odds

Updated: June 17, 2009, 5:13 PM ET
By David Newton | ESPN.com

LONG POND, Pa. -- The talk all weekend was how the new double-file restarts with the leaders up front would change strategy for Sunday's Sprint Cup race at Pocono Raceway.

In the end it was an old, familiar strategy that determined the outcome.

And it was an old, familiar face back in Victory Lane.

Tony Stewart won the battle of fuel mileage, and in doing so won his first points race as an owner/driver for Stewart-Haas Racing. The emotion he felt overshadowed any excitement ...

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