Joe Gibbs is waiting for Tony Stewart to emerge from seclusion to reach out to his former driver.
There are hundreds of guidebooks on how to handle grief, how to navigate the emotional suffering that follows a significant loss.
It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon’s last victory at Michigan – which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR’s top series.

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  • Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001
    BROOKLYN, Mich. – Jeff Gordon raced to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup victory of the year, holding off Kevin Harvick on Sunday for his first win at Michigan International Speedway since 2001.
  • Competition kept Tony Stewart racing on dirt tracks
    Out here on racing’s outskirts, drivers drive, and it really is that simple. Mechanics drink beer and enjoy the hum of air compressors and the smell of exhaust.
  • Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile
    WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Pole-sitter Will Power fended off Juan Pablo Montoya to win Sunday at the Milwaukee Mile, giving a huge boost to Team Penske's IndyCar season title bid.