With Newman & Allmendinger, More Silly Season Dominoes Fall

The dominoes keep falling in the 2018 silly season. Ryan Newman is headed for a new home at Roush Fenway Racing, succeeding the driver combo of Matt Kenseth and Trevor Bayne. Now word comes out that AJ Allmendinger won't return to JTG Daugherty in 2019. The scuttlebutt has it Allmendinger will be pursuing opportunities outside of NASCAR. Back in the day, Allmendinger cut his teeth in the open wheel ranks. His lone Cup victory coming at Watkins Glen, he's shown himself skillful at road cou ...

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Ryan Newman Leaving Richard Childress Racing

Sometimes, you just need a change. Ryan Newman isn't making headlines like he once did, but there's no reason to think he's washed up either. 2019 will find the Rocketman somewhere else as he's announced he's leaving Richard Childress Racing, the team he's been with since 2014. One can only guess where things go from here with the 31 car at RCR, who will occupy it, and what happens with Ryan Newman. At 40, he's no kid, but is there any reason to think he won't land somewhere else? When ...

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Race React: Ryan Newman Ends Drought In The Desert

Dare I say it? Hello (Ryan) Newman! Just when it looked like the Rocket was going to fade into obscurity, a call to stay out and not pit delivers Newman his first win at Richard Childress Racing, and his first since winning at the Brickyard in 2013. A 127 race run of futility is now a matter of history for the graduate Purdue University. talk about March Madness! NASCAR has its own Cinderella story. "There's a lot of guys in this sport that have never won, said Newman. "Going a long time ...

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Can Richard Childress Racing Get Back To Victory Lane?

Hey, didn't you use to be a top NASCAR racing team? It doesn't SEEM so long ago, but it's been three years since RCR put a car in victory lane in NASCAR's premier series. It's not easy staying on top in professional sports, particular in NASCAR, where technology, rules changes and the comings and goings of personnel keep the owners on their toes. The last time Richard Childress Racing fielded a race winning team in what is now called the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Kevin Harvick ...

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NASCAR Has Extinguished Fire In Tony Stewart

Not every legend gets their Hollywood ending. Tony Stewart could surprise us all and make a successful climb up that steep hill and advance in the 2016 Chase at Dover. Conventional wisdom suggests that while fans may root for that, it's unlikely given the 14 car's recent performance. Racing's jack-of-all-trades sounded every bit the part of a weary veteran in comments to the media this week. Nicknamed "Smoke" early in his career for his speed- and somewhat in part because of his fiery per ...

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