NASCAR's Tony Stewart Takes on a Fan

The driver already facing a wrongful death lawsuit involving a fellow driver charges into stands to face hecklers.
1:26 | 01/18/16

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the missing. And some unsportsmanlike behavior from a NASCAR superstar tonight. Tony Stewart caught on camera, barrelling into the stands, taking on a fan who's heckling him. Stewart has been fined for acting before. He's also facing a wrongful death suit. Tonight, a new investigation. He here's ABC's Mary Bruce. Reporter: It's the kind of drama racing fans expect to see on the track. NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart storming into the stands. I don't like you and I never have. Reporter: Caught on tape in a heated clash with a heckler. You're a , aren't you? No, I'm not. Reporter: The three-time sprint cup champion is notoriously hot-headed. He was placed on probation for slamming into a competitor in this post-race skirmish in 2014. One of the requisite skills to be a public figure is to have thick skin. And ignore this kind of criticism. Reporter: This latest outburst comes as Tony Stewart faces a wrongful death lawsuit. He's accused of losing his temper and driving recklessly before striking and killing fellow driver, 20-year-old Kevin ward Jr. I know in my heart that it was a 100% an accident. Reporter: Stewart has yet to comment on this new incident. But the fan involved, an off-duty law enforcement official, is being investigated by his department to see if he acted improperly. Mary Bruce, ABC news, Washington.

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