CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart has won his first race as a
team owner, picking up a $1 million paycheck in Saturday night's
Stewart passed Matt Kenseth with two laps to go of a thrilling
final 10-lap shootout to win his first All-Star event. It was the
first victory for Stewart-Haas Racing, the team Stewart has turned
into a championship contender in just his first season of
The win at Lowe's Motor Speedway was in front of co-owner Gene
Haas, who was at the track for the first time since the completion of a 16-month federal prison term for tax fraud.
Kenseth finished second and was followed by Kurt Busch, Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards.