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Ryan Newman Leads Opening Cup Practice At Homestead

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Championship 4? Chase contender? Ryan Newman was never close to either this season, but that didn’t stop the veteran from leading the field during an uneventful NASCAR Sprint Cup Series opening practice at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Newman, posting a speed of 175.387 mph, led the way in his No. 31 Richard …

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Who’s Hot & Who’s Not in NASCAR: Rainy Nights Edition

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Sometimes the rain taketh away and sometimes it giveth. Carl Edwards was glad to be on the good side of that precipitation equation in what turned out to be a Sunday night race at Texas Motor Speedway following rain and a slow-drying track. With his victory, Edwards has joined Jimmie Johnson …

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Did You Notice? … NASCAR Silly Season Isn’t All That Silly?

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Did You Notice? … That with Ryan Newman‘s signing Monday, the veteran reaching a contract extension with Richard Childress Racing 2016 has become the quietest Silly Season in the modern era? Other than a retiring Tony Stewart, whose replacement (Clint Bowyer) was announced late last season, it’s possible we won’t have a single change …

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Ryan Newman Re-signs with Richard Childress Racing

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran Ryan Newman will return to Richard Childress Racing in 2017, shutting down rumors he would not return to the seat of the No. 31 Chevrolet. Newman, 38, has signed a multiyear deal with the organization and the team’s longtime sponsor, Caterpillar. “Ryan’s consistency on the …

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Friday Faceoff: How Far Is Too Far?

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After last weekend’s race at Richmond International Raceway, one thing on everyone’s mind was the on-track spat between Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman that continued in verbal sparring afterward.  Did either driver go too far with their actions or words? Clayton Caldwell, Contributor: I respect the passion from both drivers and …

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