Monday, March 19, 2012

Stewart-Haas Racing nominated for Sports Team of Year

   The Boston Bruins, Dayton Dragons, Sporting Kansas City, Stewart-Haas Racing and Texas Rangers have been selected as nominees in the Sports Team of the Year category for the 2012 Sports Business Awards, presented by Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal and SportsBusiness Daily.

   The Sports Business Awards recognize excellence and outstanding achievement in the business of sports for the period from March 1, 2011 through February 29, 2012. Sports teams in the major and minor leagues and U.S. national teams, in leagues whose central offices are located in North America, were eligible.

   Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony that will be held May 23 at the New York Marriott Marquis at Times Square.

   Stewart-Haas Racing captured its first Sprint Cup Series championship in 2011 with team-co-owner and driver Tony Stewart, who won five of the 10 races in the Chase including the season finale at Homestead, Fla.