According to NASCAR.com, NASCAR star Tony Stewart will sit out of the races this weekend at Michigan International Speedway, just five days after he fatally struck 20 year old driver Kevin Ward Jr. at a low-stakes New York dirt track race. What about Tony's future races?Stewart's team has not decided on future races for Tony Stewart.

Stewart, 43, decided to sit out last Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Watkins Glen, New York, but only after facing a storm of criticism on social media.

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County officials have said that the investigation into whether Stewart should face criminal charges will last at least for two weeks.

In Stewart's place at the weekend Sprint Cup will be veteran driver Jeff Burton.