A press conference was held on Friday. The was one day after announcing return to racing Sunday in Atlanta. He made statements directly to the family of Kevin Ward, Jr. Ward was killed after being struck by Stewart's race car.
The year was 1977 and The Bandit is hired to run a tractor trailer full of beer over county lines in hot pursuit by a pesky sheriff. And 37 years later, the part of Burt Reynolds is being re-done, in a shorter version, by three time Sprint Cup Champion, Tony Stewart.