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NASCAR statement on Tony Stewart's return

August 28, 2014, Official NASCAR release, NASCAR.com

Tony Stewart NASCAR statement
Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell: Driver has 'received all necessary clearances'

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- "Tony Stewart has received all necessary clearances required to return to all racing activities, and therefore is eligible to compete this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR has remained in constant contact with his race team, and we will stay very close to this situation as Stewart returns to competition."

NASCAR President Mike Helton will participate in a media availability in the Atlanta Motor Speedway media center on Friday at 2 p.m. ET. NASCAR will have no further comment until that time.

This availability will be streamed live on www.nascar.com/presspass. A transcript will be available approximately one hour after the availability.