Monday, April 23, 2007

Ryan Newman and the Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR's Nextel Cup Series and Ryan Newman are headed to Talladega,AL where Newman and 42 other drivers will battle in the Arrons 499. This is one of my personal favorites!

Talladega Superspeedway was completed in 1969 and is a Tri-oval that seats 143231. The Frontstretch is 4300 feet long and the Backstretch is 4000 feet long. There is 33° banking in all the turns with 16.5° banking in the Frontstretch and 2° banking in the Backstretch

Talladega Superspeedway has a Nextel Cup track record of 188.354 that was set by Mark Martin on 1997.

Out of the last 14 races at Talladega Superspeedway Ford has won 1, Chevrolet has won 13and Dodge has won 0.

Ryan Newman's Record at Talladega Superspeedway is ok. He has raced here 10 times with 0 wins, 0 poles, 2 top 5's and 3 top 10 finishes. Newman has an average start here of 10.8 and an average finish of.20.9 His best finishes at Talladega Superspeedway include 4th(2) and 7th while his worst finishes include 39th(2) and 43rd.

Ryan Newman's record at Superspeeday's is not the greatest. Out of 26 races at Superspeedways, Newman has 0 wins, 4 Top 5's and 7 Top 10's. Newman's average start at Superspeedways is 15.5 and his average finish is 19.2.
Good luck to Ryan Newman and the Penske Racings #12 Alltel Dodge NASCAR Nextel Cup Team at Talladega Superspeedway for the Arrons 499!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Talladega Superspeedway

Mike Pratt


Racefan57 said...

hey mike.... yeah I always have high hopes for Ryan, but Talladega is not his fortay...we know he is a short tracker!! I love Dega... was there last experience of a lifetime!!

MIKE said...

Thanks for dropping by. I also (obviously) have high hopes for Newman at "dega". I think he will do pretty good. If nothing else I do really like the races at Talledega.