Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: KWCH HomeCollectionsRyan Newman
IN THE NEWS

Ryan Newman

SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | October 18, 2013
It's time for NASCAR to head to Talladega, the "Chase Wild Card. " Yes they run in a big huge pack, and yes the racing will have you on the edge of your seat waiting for the big wreck. Though I would contend, for the top drivers in the sport, it really isn't that wild. Yes racing in a pack can lead to some hair raisng moments, and yes, there are some drivers that just have awful luck at super speedways, I'm looking at you Ryan Newman. But when you look at the guys at the top of the Sprint Cup series standings at this moment; Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon...all are outstanding on the restrictor plates.
Advertisement
SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | July 30, 2011
Ask your average sports fan what they know about racing, and the first think most will say is the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. There is just something special about that famed yard of bricks. For NASCAR drivers there is no doubt that the Daytona is number one. And even though NASCAR has only been coming to Indy for 18 years, it has quickly become two, and in many drivers eyes, even one "a. " "It ranks up there, possibly number one," said four time Indy winner Jeff Gordon. It makes sense.
SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | July 5, 2013
And you thought NASCAR didn't have a draft. Oh sure at Daytona and Talladega there is drafting, but restictor plate racing is also as close to a draft as we get in NASCAR. How you might ask? Because speed, horse power, driving have very little to do with who wins at these tracks. No this week at Daytona the track picks who wins. There are from time to time some surprises, just like any draft. And there are comers and goers along the way to picking a winner. Rarely does the guy leading at halfway win, heck most of the time the guy leading at the white flag doesn't win. "The nerve-wracking stuff doesn't start until about 20 (laps)
SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | September 7, 2012
Okay, let's talk playoffs. There are technically eight drivers still alive to make the NASCAR Chase for the Championship. But unless your name is Kasey Kahne, Jeff Gordon or Kyle Busch, you basically have to win and get some help to get in. "We're confident coming into this weekend," said Busch. "We feel like we've always done well here.  We have really good notes that we have a good basis for being able to run well here and have a good foundation to start practice with.  We'll continue to do some of the same things that we've always done here in the past to make our car what it needs to be for the race on Saturday night.
SPORTS
Track Release | April 5, 2012
After a successful two-day Goodyear Tire Test at Michigan International Speedway, some NASCAR drivers say they are happy with the repave. Oh, and the track is fast. They all said that, too. “This place is fast. I mean fast, fast,” NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Juan Pablo Montoya said. “Our minimum speed this morning was over 180 mph through the corner when you think about it. We are doing easily over 210 mph at the end of the straight. “For a car like this, it is really, really quick.
SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | April 27, 2012
As NASCAR heads to the short track of Richmond, Virginia, I think many of us are hoping that this Saturday night showdown will save stock car racing from it's self. There has been a lot of talk about the lack of cautions over the past few weeks, and it seems like a little short track racing may be just what the doctor ordered. “I love short-tracks first of all and think we need more," said five-time champ Jimmie Johnson. "Although Richmond has been a challenging track for me over the years it is a place I love to watch a race at.  Short-tracks I think really draw the fans and create the excitement that we need in the sport.
SPORTS
By HEATHER WILLIAMS and Eyewitness Sports | June 7, 2013
Sometimes I know I date myself with some of my pop culture references, and yet I can help myself. The strange grinning man in the photo is 80's SNL character Ed Grimley and he love the triangle. This week, so do I. For all the complaining NASCAR fans do about cookie cutter tracks, this has go to be one of the best stretches of the year. Dover last week, Pocono this week, Sonoma in two weeks. We are in the middle of a stretch that includes some of the sports most unique tracks. This week's stop, Pocono, is one crazy track.
kwch Articles
|