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PLAYERS: Ryan Newman
Ryan Newman may seem a little blue this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. That is because the driver of the Stewart Hass Racing No. 39 Chevrolet will be driving a paint scheme for the new movie Smurfs 2. Quicken Loans and Sony Pictures Entertainment have partnered this weekend to share time on Newman’s race car at the 103 year old Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “It’s a unique racetrack. We all know that. It’s a lot of fun, especially when you’re up front. It seems like the straightaways go on forever and you can just sit there and relax and drive the racecar. The racetrack is really fun to drive. It’s one of the hardest tracks to race, which is why some people love it and some people hate it. It’s really a deal where, if you have a fast racecar, you will have fun.” Newman said in a press release. Though he cautioned about the difficulty of passing at the flat track. “If your car isn’t fast, it’s going to be a miserable day. It is so difficult to pass there. Track position is so...

Newman wins pole for Brickyard 400

Ryan Newman won his 50th NASCAR Sprint Cup pole Saturday with a record-breaking lap of 187.531 mph at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Indiana native became the ninth driver in the history of the sport to break the 50-pole barrier and will start at the front of Sunday's Brickyard 400. Newman, 35, ended a 63-race drought without a pole. He racked up 43 poles while at Penske...

Ryan Newman the last car to qualify knocks Jimmie Johnson off the pole for Brickyard 400

Jimmie Johnson was the 11th car to qualify for the Brickyard 400 and he took the pole position and was able to hold onto it for about 1-1/2 hours. That is when Ryan Newman the very last guy to go out a try to take the pole position away from Johnson was able to do it. Newman ran one heck of a great lap and he just took the pole away from Johnson. He ran though turns 3 & 4 at...

Newman grabs Brickyard pole

Jimmie Johnson was back out front at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for at least an hour Saturday. Then Ryan Newman knocked him down a peg. The last driver to make a qualifying lap Saturday turned a lap at 187.531 mph to set a track record and claim the pole for Sunday's race. It was the 50th pole of Newman's career, but first since late in the 2011 season. Johnson's...

Eldora Speedway MudSummer Classic: Schedule, Start Time, and TV Info

The NASCAR Camping World Truck series will race on dirt at Eldora Speedway for the MudSummer Classic on Wednesday, July 24. Below you will find the schedule for the heat races, start times, and TV Info so you will be able to follow along as the Trucks make history. Pitting will be different at Eldora, as there is no [...]

Newman wins Brickyard 400 at Indy

Ryan Newman fulfilled the childhood dream of so many who grew up in Indiana - winning at storied Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Newman, from South Bend, ended a 49-race losing streak with Sunday's victory at the Brickyard, and he did it by beating Jimmie Johnson. Again. Newman set a NASCAR track record in knocking Johnson off the pole in qualifying, then used a fast final pit...

Ryan Newman wins pole at Indianapolis, full qualifying results for Crown Royal 400

Ryan Newman won the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Newman claimed the top spot with a speed of 187.531 to beat out Jimmie Johnson for the top spot. Newman was the last car to qualify and the Indiana native did not disappoint the hometown crowd in his Quicken Loans/Smurfs 2 No. 39 Chevrolet setting a new track record. It is the 50th pole...

Is One Off For Newman An Indication Of His Future?

Ryan Newman made a rare start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in last night’s Carcash Mudsummer Classic from the Eldora Speedway. Newman came home in third place just behind race winner Austin Dillon and second place Kyle Larson. He was driving for Turner Scott Motorsports, something he has done for two Nationwide Series starts and one Camping World Truck Series start...

This 'Brickyard' a run for redemption

For a variety of reasons, three of the top four drivers in the Brickyard 400 -- Ryan Newman, Carl Edwards and Denny Hamlin -- are seeking redemption runs. Newman -- an Indiana native and Sunday's Indianapolis Motor Speedway pole sitter -- hopes to parlay a record-breaking qualifying lap of 187.531 mph and a solid Sunday result into a ride in 2014. Two weeks ago at New Hampshire...

NASCAR Saturday Indianapolis notebook

BACK HOME IN INDIANA -- Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion and two-time Brickyard 400 winner Tony Stewart isn't greedy, but the Indiana native would like another victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday. He'd be equally happy winning this year's Brickyard 400 as the driver of the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet SS or as the co-owner of SHR. And with Stewart...
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