Tony Stewart stars in ‘Smokey and the Bandit’-inspired web series


One of Tony Stewart’s sponsors, Mobil 1, will be starting a web series soon, starring three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Stewart. It’s going to be called “Smoke is the Bandit with Mobil 1,” and as the name suggests, its based on the 1977 Burt Reynolds classing “Smokey and the Bandit” and plays on Stewart’s “Smoke” nickname. Full details, including a list of other drivers making guest appearances, haven’t yet been released, but Mobil 1 did send us, on Tuesday, a teaser video to provide a sneak peak at series. Here’s the video:

 

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