What did Tony Stewart Mean by getting rid of ‘Dead Weight’ after New Hampshire Win?

After Tony Stewart climbed from his #14 Chevy in Victory Lane at New Hamphire, he said “We got rid of some dead weight earlier this week, so it’s made it a lot easier,” Stewart said of his team’s sudden turnaround. “It’s been a big weight lifted off our shoulders. Sometimes you’ve got to make adjustments in your life, and we did that, and it’s definitely helped this weekend for sure.”

UPDATE: LISTEN TO WHAT THE GUYS HAD TO SAY ABOUT THIS ON THIS WEEK’S THE FINAL LAP PODCAST

Here’s the exchange in the media center afterwards when ESPN.com reporter Ed Hinton tried to follow up….

Q. Tony, ever since you were on TV in Victory Lane, the buzz all around the track and Internet is wondering what you meant when you said, We dropped some dead weight earlier this week.

TONY STEWART: We’re just going to leave it at that.

Q. Could we ask if that was —

TONY STEWART: You can’t ask anything. It is what it is. That’s all it was is what you said. That’s where we’ll leave it.

Q. Darian said there’s not been any personnel changes on the team.

TONY STEWART: No, there hasn’t.

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