Looking Back: Stewart’s Double Duty Success

With Memorial Day weekend upon us, race fans rejoice as three of the biggest events in motorsports commence on Sunday. Stewart is the only driver to complete all 1,100 miles when he finished sixth at Indy and third in Charlotte in 2001. Kurt Busch was the most recent driver to attempt to run both races on the same day when he finished sixth in both races in 2014. It’s a 400-lap race in the 600, so 50 laps into it, it was still daylight. “It was early in the race and there wasn’t a drive-thru in sight. 20 Home Depot Pontiac to a third-place result after 600 miles, making Stewart the only driver to complete both races on the same day. To this day, only four drivers have attempted the “Double,” with Stewart being the only driver to ever complete the entire distance.

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