Tag Archive: Ryan Newman

Nov 10

Harvick wins at Phoenix, clinches spot in championship race

Harvick, Hamlin, Logano and Newman make up final four Chasers

A victory at Phoenix—and a dominating one at that—was exactly what Kevin Harvick needed to keep his hopes for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship alive. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

The Canadian Racing season begins February 7, 8, & 9, 2014 at Toronto’s International Centre

NASCAR star Ryan Newman to appear at the Canadian Motorsports Expo

Canadian Motorsports Expo logo 2012On Saturday, February 8, 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup star Ryan Newman will be the headline star at the Canadian Motorsports Expo Powered by Inside Track Motorsport News.

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Jul 29

Indiana native Newman gets much-needed win

Driver wins at historic track in home state, keeps postseason hopes alive

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesRyan Newman, now a job seeker, couldn’t have added a more important or timely accomplishment to his resume. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

NSCS Race Recap: Jimmie Johnson holds off Dale Earnhardt Jr. for Daytona 500 victory (updated with results)

Mark Martin ran third, Polesitter Danica Patrick came home eighth

Daytona 500 new logoNASCAR - Jimmie JohnsonJimmie Johnson sped away from the field after a restart with six laps left in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and held off a charging Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the 55th running of the Great American Race at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

New Hampshire’s First Race Wrote Chase’s Script

2010_09_18_EHB_2866NHMS LogoHow accurately did July’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway preview this year’s Chase field? Within one position of perfection.

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Sep 18

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the SYLVANIA 300

There have been 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NHMS Logo2010_09_18_EHB_2866A look at some of the top statistical performers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire going into the SYLVANIA 300 on Sept. 23. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 18

Kahne’s second victory dismantles ‘Wild Card’ logjam

Kasey Kahne’s New Hampshire Motor Speedway victory was significant on several levels

Kasey Kahne  portraitNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesKahne’s second win of the year puts him first in line for a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ “Wild Card” berth although he’s not sure two victories will be enough to reach post-season play. “Two helps, but three would put you in a real good spot. We’re going to stay after it,” Kahne said during Sunday’s post-race media interview. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 15

Kahne takes advantage of Hamlin miscue to win at Loudon

Second victory inches No. 9 closer to Chase berth; JGR left scratching head

Kasey Khane 2012-03-08NHMS LogoKasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 19

Tony Stewart pulls away from Carl Edwards to advance to Round 3 of the “Drive For The Cover” campaign

Statistical Advance: Analyzing The Toyota/Save Mart 350

NASCAR logo2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart fans made sure that Carl Edwards didn’t get a second chance to defeat Smoke on his way to another title, this time for the right to be the cover driver for NASCAR The Game: Inside Line.

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Mar 11

Stewart holds off Johnson for first Vegas victory (+result)

 Tony Stewart scratched another race track off the bucket list

2012-02-26_0086Tony Stewart Victoire Las Vegas - Todd Warshaw - Getty ImagesPowering away from Jimmie Johnson after a restart with four laps left in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the reigning Sprint Cup champion took the checkered flag .461 seconds ahead of Johnson. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 27

Competitive season also provided some oddities (+photos)

Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart finished off 2011 with a hot streak not seen since Rusty Wallace

NASCAR Truck Series 2011-11-22 NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards accomplished an odd piece of trivia that hadn’t been done since the Modern Era began. And a California driver named Jim Cook shares one unusual trait with Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Martin leads strong Hendrick effort in ‘Dega quals (+grid)

 Mark Martin paced four Hendrick cars in the top six starting spots

2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipMark Martin 2011-10-22If Sunday’s Good Sam Club 500 at Talladega Superspeedway goes the same way Saturday’s qualifying session did, Rick Hendrick should have an excellent chance to pick up his 200th Sprint Cup victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Kyle Busch storms to first Sprint Cup pole at Watkins Glen (+result)

Andrew Ranger further back in 35th position

Kyle Bush Pole Awatd Watkins GlenAndrew Ranger inside Bully Hill Ford 32Kyle Busch showed the aces at Watkins Glen International that he has developed a mastery of the road courses, too. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Ryan Newman’s dominant performance at New Hampshire

Earns Team four post-race awards

Ryan Newman 2011-07-17Tony Stewart - Ryan Newman 2011-07-16Ryan Newman started at the front of the 43-car field and finished just ahead of his team owner, Tony Stewart, at the checkered flag as he piloted the No. 39 U.S. Army Chevrolet to its first victory of the 2011 season at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Newman, Stewart run 1-2 at New Hampshire (+result)

Teammates bolster Chase hopes with strong run, fuel mileage success

Ryan Newman 2011-07-17Ryan Newman  Tony Stewart finish DoverRyan Newman and Tony Stewart started 1-2 in Sunday’s Lenox Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and after a wild jumble of divergent strategies in the 19th Sprint Cup race of the season, that’s the way they finished the race. Read the rest of this entry »

May 22

Edwards leads final 10 for first All-Star victory and one million dollar (+result)

Carl Edwards’ No. 99 crew didn’t win Thursday’s Sprint Pit Crew Challenge — they waited until it really counted

Carl Edwards Charlotte flipNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesFlawless work during mandatory four-tire pit stops before the final 10-lap shootout in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway got Edwards off pit road first, ahead of Kyle Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

EFX Performance announces new partnership with top NASCAR driver

EFX Performance bracelets and necklaces have become ever-present in NASCAR recently

EFX NascarEFX enters licensing agreement with Hendrick Motorsports and Stewart-Haas Racing – Welcomes Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman to its team of elite athletes.

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May 08

Regan Smith finally finds his breakthrough at Darlington (+result)

It was a career-making moment for a driver with a stellar reputation as a qualifier

Regan Smith Darlington donutsNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards got to know Regan Smith in late 2002, when the future Sprint Cup star was driving a Truck Series entry for Mike Mittler, an owner from his home state of Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Duel 1 win gives Kurt Busch Daytona pole (+results & photos)

Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race

Daytona 500  - logo 2011Kurt Busch Dodge 22Kurt Busch gained pole position for the Daytona 500 with victory in the first Gatorade Duel, while Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race ahead of Clint Bowyer.

* Do not miss Flagworld’s photo albums from Daytona starting Friday *

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Nov 15

Edwards wins at Phoenix; tightest Chase ever (+result)

Hamlin leads Johnson by 15 points heading into season finale at Homestead

Carl Edwards has snapped a 70-race losing streak with a win at Phoenix International Raceway.But the attention Sunday was on the three-driver championship race, and a dominating performance by Denny Hamlin that was derailed by poor fuel mileage in his Toyota. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

Hamlin wins pole for Sunday’s race at Martinsville

Points leader Johnson qualifies 19th as Hamlin achieves goal of first pit box

Denny Hamlin’s wish came true — what’s left is for the second-place driver in the Chase to maximize his advantage in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin, who has won the past two races at Martinsville, claimed his second career pole at the .526-mile short track during Friday’s qualifying session. The pole is Hamlin’s second of the season and the ninth of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Indianapolis: Jacques Villeneuve last but happy

He will race the Brickyard 400

Just like Juan Pablo Montoya and Sam Hornish Jr, Jacques Villeneuve dreamt of racing the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Speedway after the famous Indy 500 during their open wheels racing career.

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Mar 06

NASCAR: Earnhardt zooms to Atlanta pole

Busch on outside

Hanging on to his car for dear life on one breathtaking lap, Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the pole for Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with the fastest lap in NASCAR’s new car since its introduction in 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 01

NASCAR: Q&A with Montoya, Newman and Edwards

Three top NASCAR drivers answer three quick questions about 2009 and the new season ahead

Q: What was the high point of 2009 for you and your team? Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 07

NASCAR: It was Johnson’s evening

But Martin’s moment

A few years ago people were giving him rocking chairs, fitting gifts for a man who seemed to be easing into retirement. Last Friday night, Mark Martin was back on the stage at the Sprint Cup awards ceremony for the first time in three seasons, the 50-year-old fresh off a runner-up campaign that stands among the best and most satisfying in his long and illustrious career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 28

NASCAR: Putting a wrap on 2009 with the top 12 drivers

It’s all over but our wrap-up of the 2009 season

So let’s get to it. Here’s a breakdown of the top 12 in the Sprint Cup Series point standings after Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 19

NASCAR: Teams struggle to sustain sponsorship dollars

Full-season sponsorship can run $22 million to $25 million

“There’s unbelievable inventory available that we haven’t seen in 10 years or longer with major teams,” says Stephen Moffitt, director of corporate development for MCG Sports, a Charlotte-based motorsports agency that represents top teams Hendrick Motorsports and Joe Gibbs Racing among others. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

NASCAR: McMurray wins as wrecks again mar finish at Talladega (+result)

Newman, Martin get turned over; Johnson increases lead

Jamie McMurray has snapped an 86-race winless streak with a victory at Talladega Superspeedway. Three-time defending series champion Jimmie Johnson is being credited with an eighth-place finish — enough to likely wrap up a NASCAR record fourth consecutive title. Read the rest of this entry »

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