Stewart: 3rd Surgery Was to Treat Infection

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Stewart: 3rd Surgery Was to Treat Infection
Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

The third surgery on Tony Stewart's broken right leg was for an infection that "popped up" after the three-time NASCAR champion had begun walking a bit again. Stewart underwent his third operation on Oct. 7, and said during a video chat Tuesday night on NASCAR.com that the risk of infection was something doctors had warned him about after his injury in an August sprint car crash.

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