Devout bachelor Tony Stewart has had a change of heart.
On Thursday, the 46-year-old three-time Cup champion and current NASCAR team co-owner popped the question to his girlfriend Pennelope “Penny” Jimenez.
Stewart met Jimenez in 2016. He retired from NASCAR competition later that year with 49 wins, 15 poles and nine Playoff appearances. The former IndyCar champion, USAC Triple Crown champion also owns Tony Stewart Racing which recently won the 2017 World of Outlaws title.
Jimenez, 39, hails from San Diego. She worked as a model, actress and was the Playboy Playmate of the Month for March 2003.