His brother Devin owns the car and they have sponsorship from Daneen's Family Salon, Reese Drafting Service, Commercial Stainless Inc., Scott Supply and DDP Photos. The crew consists of Devin and his wife Kate, Derek's wife, Janelle, his mom and dad and Fred Parr.
"The goal for this year, before the first race, was to run every race, stay out of trouble, win a heat race and get a top-five feature finish," Steward said. "Seeing that we shot two of those goals with the flip, we want to maintain consistency and learn more as a new team and go forward instead of backward."
Steward's sprint car career might be off to a rough start, but he's living a dream that few dare to chase.