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Stewart drives sprint car for first time since wreck

By The Associated Press
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CHARLOTTE, NC - Tony Stewart has driven a sprint car again, roughly 10 months after the accident that sidelined the three-time NASCAR champion with a broken leg.<br /> <br /> Stewart posted several pictures to his new Twitter account of a car he drove Monday. It's not clear where the test session occurred.<br /> <br /> Stewart broke his leg in a crash in a sprint car race in Iowa last August that sidelined him until February preparations for NASCAR's season-opening Daytona 500.<br /> <br /> Stewart says on Twitter that driving the car again "was a huge day for me." In reply to a fan, he acknowledges that he indeed had butterflies, "but it felt like an old pair of shoes."<br /> <br /> He also posted that the car had safety improvements to the torque tube to prevent an injury like the one he suffered.
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