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.
Ryan Newman posted the fastest speed among non-Chase contending drivers in the first practice session for the Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway. His fastest lap was 164.511 mph.
Ryan Newman enters the New England 300 with back-to-back top-10s and an 11th in the summer of 2015.
NASCAR Sprint Cup regular Ryan Newman (#31 Chevrolet SS), driving the #7 Menards/Aggressive Hydraulics Chevrolet in the F.W. Webb 100, has two NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour wins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway and two NWMT wins at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Tony Stewart and Ryan Newman were called to NASCAR’s trailer before the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 weekend began at Chicagoland Speedway. Stewart and Newman stood side-by-side to answer reporters’ questions, told them they had put the episode behind them, and "now let us go race and worry about Chicago," Stewart said.
Ryan Newman tried to force his way through the Federated Auto Parts 400 pack Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. When he attempted to bump-and-run past Tony Stewart, however, the soon-to-be retiring veteran wrecked him and ended his playoff hopes.
Ryan Newman posted a lap of 122.045 mph and failed to advance to the final round of qualification at Richmond International Raceway. He will line up 15th for Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400.
After failing the post-race Laser Inspection Station last week at Darlington Raceway, NASCAR handed down penalties to Ryan Newman and Kyle Larson.
With a substantial points’ deficit to overcome, Richmond International Raceway is a good place for Ryan Newman to try and make up ground. He has finished on the same lap as the leaders in 13 of his last 15 attempts there, dating back to the start of his tenure with Stewart-Haas Racing.