“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and fellow competitors of Kevin Ward Jr. We support Tony Stewart’s decision to miss today’s race and we will continue to respect the process and timeline of the local authorities and will continue to monitor this situation moving forward.” NASCAR
“There aren’t words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life of Kevin Ward Jr. It’s a very emotional time for all involved, and it is the reason I’ve decided not to participate in today’s race at Watkins Glen. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and everyone affected by this tragedy.” Tony Stewart
“Regarding the tragic event that occurred last night at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, our thoughts and prayers go out to all involved and to the loved ones of Kevin Ward, Jr.” Artis M. Brown, Global Motorsports Manager, ExxonMobil
“We appreciate the prayers and support we are receiving from the community, but we need time to grieve and wrap our heads around all of this.” Ward Family
We will all loose someone in our time. When a loss is sudden and unexpected, the pain & sadness is suffocating. Prayers for the Ward family.
— Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) August 10, 2014
Racing with a heavy heart today… Thoughts and prayers for the Ward family.
— Jimmie Johnson (@JimmieJohnson) August 10, 2014
— Patricia Driscoll (@Patricia_AFF) August 10, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with the Ward family today. Also with Tony Stewart. Terribly sad and freak deal #PrayersforKevinWard
— Joey Gase Racing (@JoeyGaseRacing) August 10, 2014
Regarding the Tony Stewart incident last night…There are so many opinions but I just feel bad for everyone involved in the incident
— Matthew DiBenedetto (@mattdracing) August 10, 2014
Thoughts and prayers for Kevin Ward, family, friends. Same for Tony Stewart. Tragic accident. Everyone in motorsports are in pain.
— Eddie Gossage (@eddiegossage) August 10, 2014
— Michael McDowell (@Mc_Driver) August 10, 2014
Hated to hear the news about Kevin Ward, Jr and Tony Stewart incident.
Prayers for Kevin Ward's family, Tony Stewart and everyone at SHR.
— Marty Snider (@heymartysnider) August 10, 2014
Pray for Kevin Wards Family & @TonyStewart as this is a tragic event. Prayers & support not mere words are important! Hawk
— Donald Hawk (@HawkSMI) August 10, 2014
Tragedies like this are hard to fathom. Hard to wrap our minds around. I hope Kevin Ward's family and Tony Stewart's family find peace.
— Orange Cone (@TheOrangeCone) August 10, 2014
Prayers go out to the Ward family. But the driver should have NEVER gotten out of his car and towards speeding cars. Stewart is not at fault
— CJ Faison (@cjfaison) August 10, 2014
Crazy turn of events last night thoughts and prayers to the Ward family.
— Ben Kennedy (@BenKennedy31) August 10, 2014