Tony Stewart will miss Daytona with back injury

Stewart-Haas Racing announced driver Tony Stewart will miss the Daytona 500 after injuring his back in a non-race related accident.

Stewart fractured his L1 vertebra while he was using an all-terrain vehicle on vacation. He's being treated in a Charlotte hospital.

Stewart is retiring at the end of this NASCAR season. He turns 45 in May and missed a third of the 2013 season with a broken leg he sustained in a sprint car accident.

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