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By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After being a one-off sponsorship at Darlington Raceway with Matt Kenseth last Labor Day Weekend, Oscar Mayer have extended its partnership with Roush Fenway Racing, becoming a primary sponsor for Ryan Newman’s No. 6 Ford Mustang. Their new partnership will begin in the 61st Daytona 500 Feb. 17, a race that Newman was triumphant in 2008. Jack Roush has two wins in the “Great American Race” (2008 and 2012) that came at the hands of Kenseth. In addition to Daytona, they’ll be on the car forRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor The 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season will roar to life with a Sunday doubleheader on February 10 at Daytona to signal the start of Speedweeks. Once again this year, Cup Series qualifying and the Advance Auto Parts Clash exhibition race will kick off a week of action leading up to the 61st annual Daytona 500 the following Sunday. On Thursday, the sanctioning body released the eligibility requirements and drivers that have met those requirements for the two-segment, 75-lap event. This year’s eligible drivers will conformRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer The first year of being a team owner was an adventurous one for Jordan Anderson. Traveling back and forth across the country, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver encountered both success and some crazy events along the way. The 2018 season marked Anderson’s fourth year as a driver in the Truck Series. For the first time, he competed in 22 of the 23 scheduled races, up from 20 in 2017. Anderson also had Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran Ryan Newman behind the wheelRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer A five-year stint with Richard Childress Racing came to a quiet end for Ryan Newman at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series veteran ended one of his worst career seasons with a top-15 finish in the Ford EcoBoost 400. On the final restart, Newman’s No. 31 E-Z-Go Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 hovered just outside the top-10. In the chaotic scramble, as the focus was on the Championship Four competitors, he had his own battle with Kyle Larson, Jimmie Johnson, Ryan Blaney, and Ricky Stenhouse,Read More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. – A day after struggling to find speed in the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session of the weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Joey Logano topped the board in the first of two Saturday practice sessions. Logano ran 40 laps throughout practice, but it was his first lap on track that was the fastest, posting a time of 31.838 seconds, 169.609 mph. The Team Penske driver was also fastest among 10-lap averages. “How do you not feel confident in that?  You have to,”Read More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Joey Logano provided his own interpretation of the Golden Rule in Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway, as in “Do unto others as others didn’t do to you.” With a guaranteed spot in the Championship 4 Round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at stake, Logano moved the Toyota of Martin Truex Jr. out of the way in Turns 3 and 4 of the final lap to win for the first time at the .526-mile short track and claim hisRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer The 2019 sponsorship picture for Daniel Hemric is coming together as Liberty National Life Insurance Company extends their partnership with Richard Childress Racing. Liberty National first entered the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2017 sponsoring Trevor Bayne. The company will sponsor Hemric in select 2019 races. Prior to the Bank of America ROVAL 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, RCR announced that Hemric will take the wheel of the organization’s second car, currently No. 31, replacing the departing Ryan Newman. He has two career startsRead More
By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer At Richmond Raceway on Saturday afternoon, Ryan Newman announced that he will be joining Roush Fenway Racing following the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. The 17-year veteran will drive the teams’ iconic No. 6 Ford Mustang for the entire season. The Roush Fenway No. 6 has visited victory lane 36 times with Mark Martin and David Ragan behind the wheel. Currently, seat time in the No. 6 Ford Fusion is split by veteran Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne. In total, the organization hasRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Ryan Newman may have claimed the victory in the 2003 Chevy Rock and Roll 400 at Richmond Raceway, but the story of the night was the clash of Old School vs. New School in Ricky Rudd and Kevin Harvick that transpired in the closing laps. Before taking a dive into their incident that Saturday night in September, we have to go back in time a few years further to the 2001 running of the race, when Rudd and Harvick had their first run-in, which ended onRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer After five seasons that included a Championship 4 berth, Ryan Newman announced Saturday that he’ll part ways from Richard Childress Racing at the end of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, vacating the No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1. Newman confirmed his future on Twitter, describing his tenure at RCR as an enjoyable experience and wishes them the best going forward. “We were able to put competitive cars on the race track, qualify for the playoffs on multiple occasions and make a strong run for theRead More