Ryan Newman had to sit out the first 15 minutes of his practice session at Phoenix International Raceway because of problems in qualification inspection last week at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Ryan Newman has finished better than he started in six of his last seven attempts at Phoenix International Raceway.
Ryan Newman posted the quickest 10-lap average in the final practice session for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a speed of 181.429 mph during his first 10 laps on the track.
Ryan Newman posted a lap of 189.870 mph and missed earning his record-setting eighth pole by 0.081 seconds. He will line up alongside Kevin Harvick on the front row.
Ryan Newman posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a speed of 187.875 mph.
Ryan Newman won the 2008 Daytona 500; in the 17 races since then, he has been involved in accidents in 12 races.
With a 9.5, Ryan Newman has the third-best average finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway among current, fulltime drivers.
Ryan Newman has a three-year average finish of 7.7 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and of 9.5 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which makes these his best tracks in that span of time.
Ryan Newman finished worse than 20th only seven times in 36 Cup races last year.
Ryan Newman posted the fastest single lap in the first practice session for the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a speed of 175.387 mph.
Ryan Newman finished 10th at Texas Motor Speedway after starting 18th.
Ryan Newman has scored four top-10s and a 12th in his last six efforts on similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks.
Ryan Newman has been on a downward trend since last May on restrictor-plate, superspeedways, from a best of seventh to a pair of sub-15th-place results.
Ryan Newman finished fourth in the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and kept several Chase contenders from scoring a top-five in race one of round two of the playoffs.