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NASCAR community reacts to the death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr.

Sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. was killed Saturday night after being struck by Tony Stewart during a race atCanandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park. On Sunday, the NASCAR community reacted to the terrible tragedy.

Flowers lay next to the front entrance of the Canandaigua Motorsports Park, where Tony Stewart hit and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt track race.

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Sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. was killed Saturday night after being struck by Tony Stewart during a race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park.

On Sunday, the NASCAR community reacted to the news.

Condolences also came from those outside the NASCAR family.

Currently, Tony Stewart is not facing criminal charges.