FORT WORTH, Texas - Tony Stewart said he will end his relationship with Kevin Harvick Inc. in the NASCAR Busch Series after this season and drive a partial series schedule next year with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Stewart has driven for KHI since 2004 and earned his first career Busch victory driving a KHI car in the 2005 season opener at Daytona.
"It looks like I will run about nine or 10 races next year and they?re all going to be with Joe Gibbs Racing next year," Stewrt said. "J.D. (Gibbs, team president) said he wanted to keep me running their cars."
"I had a lot of fun with Kevin and DeLana (Harvick). We were pretty sad at Kansas when it was the last race we were going to run for them. They are great friends."