FONDA - A break in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race schedule will mean a bonus for race fans at Fonda Speedway.
Speedway management announced Monday afternoon, reigning Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart will compete at the Track of Champions on July 19 with the University of Northwestern Ohio All Star Circuit of Champions 410 sprint cars.
Stewart also is scheduled to compete with the touring group at Brewerton Speedway on July 18 with his in his own Mobil 1/Office Depot No, 14 sprint car.
The Indiana native ran with the group on June 10 at Utica-Rome Speedway, finishing fifth after starting 19th in the field.
Stewart made a local appearance in 2010 when he ran with the Lucas Oil Empire Super Sprint cars at Glen Ridge Motorsports Park. He finished third after setting a track record that night in qualifying.
Stewart, who has three Sprint Cup victories this season, is coming off a win in the Coke Zero 400 Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway.
He will be competing this weekend at New Hampshire International Speedway in Loudon, N.H.
This marks the third trip to Fonda Speedway for the touring sprint cars.
Daryn Pittman won the inaugural All-Star visit to the track over Tyler Walker and Jessica Zemken.
Tim Shaffer prevailed last year over Fred Rahmer and Lance DeWeese after an extended rain delay. Earlier that night Rahmer set a new track record with 15.110-seconds in time trials.
Joining the UNOH sprinters on the program will be the modified division running for $4,000-to-win in a 30-lap main event.
Pit gates will open at 4 p.m. for the July 19 show with the front gates opening at 5 p.m. General admission will cost $30. Children 6 to 11 will cost $3, and children younger than five admitted free.
Racing is scheduled to start at 7 p.m.