Racer Tony Stewart punches heckler at Minnesota raceway

3 time NASCAR champ had enough of loudmouth 'fan'

Adam Carter
July 31, 2019 - 11:16 am

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Former NASCAR star Tony Stewart didn't have a stellar time in Minnesota this past weekend. 

On Friday night, a race-track in Jackson, Minnesota hosted the 48-year old racer for Tony Stewart Night. 

As Stewart was signing autographs, a heckler went a little too far and Stewart had enough.  Stewart punched the unidentified man in the face.

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It wasn't a great night for the three-time NASCAR Cup champ.  TMZ reports the engine blew on his sprint car after just one lap. 

Authorities were not called to the racetrack, the incident was handled internally.  

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