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Stewart nominated for two ESPYs

July 09, 2012, Official Release, NASCAR.com

Tony Stewart has been nominated in two categories for the 2012 ESPY Awards.

Joining the 2011 Sprint Cup champion in the Best Championship Performance category are LeBron James, NBA Finals MVP; Eli Manning, Super Bowl MVP; Jonathan Quick, NHL Conn Smythe winner in the Stanley Cup; and David Freese, World Series MVP. Stewart's competition in the Best Driver category is four-time IndyCar champion Dario Franchitti, Formula 1 champion Sebastian Vettel and NHRA champion Del Worsham.

Voting ends at 11:59 p.m. ET Monday. The ESPYs will air at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday on ESPN.