THIS WEEK'S NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS AT TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY

October 10, 2017

 

Ryan Newman will make his 562nd Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start when he competes at the final restrictor-plate race of the season at Talladega Superspeedway. In total, he owns five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes in 31 starts. The South Bend, Indiana native has an average start of 13.9 and average finish of 20.3. His best start of second came in the fall of 2012, while his best finish of third took place in the spring of 2009. When it comes to championship points in the last 10 events at Talladega, Newman ranks seventhin most points earned.

 

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Meet Newman ... On Sunday, Newman is scheduled to participate in a fan question and answer session with his crew chief Luke Lambert at the Team Chevy Stage located in the track's midway starting at 9:10 a.m. local time.

 

Chevrolet Corn Maze ... Back by popular demand is the nine-acre Chevrolet corn maze at Rescue Ranch in Statesville, North Carolina. It is open Friday and Saturday night's in October. Families can weave their way through a custom designed corn maze featuring a Chevy Silverado and a Corvette. For more information, visit: RescueRanch.com.

 

RYAN NEWMAN QUOTES:

Unlike other sports, your season isn't over now that you are no longer in the Playoffs. What is your focus now and what are you working on? Are you preparing for next season?

"We are doing a little bit of everything. We really want to go out there and win races. This past weekend at Charlotte, we made the final 12 in qualifying and ran up in the top 10 before getting in a wreck. We remain focused. But with that said, we want to go out and do the best job we can and not make a mistake that might cost someone a championship. I remember my first start back in 2000 in Phoenix. I qualified next to Bobby Labonte and right in front of Dale Earnhardt Sr. when they were racing for a championship with two races to go in the season. The point I am trying to make is you don't want to go out there and make a mess for someone else, but at the same time, you want to go out there and win for yourself, your sponsors, your team and your fans. This weekend in Talladega should be interesting. We all know what can happen there with one wrong move. We'll just have to do our best, stay out of trouble and hope the fans see a great race."   

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Thursday, October 12, 2017