Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Ryan Newman and the Richmond International Speedway

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Ryan Newman and Penske Racing's #12 Alltel Dodge NASCAR Nextel Cup Team go racing at the Richmond International Speedway for the Crown Royal Presents The Jim Stewart 400.

Richmond International Speedway is located in Richmond, VA. It is a .75 Mile Oval 14-degree banking in all turns track. The frontstretch is 1290 feet long with 8 degrees of banking and the backstretch is 860 feet long with 2 degrees banking.

Richmond International Speedway has a Nextel Cup Race Record of 109.047 by Dale Jarrett on 9/6/1997, and a top Nextel Cup qualifying record of 129.983 by Brian Vickers on 5/14/2004.

Out of the last 10 races Dodge's have won 3 times, Fords 2 times, Chevrolets 4 times and Pontiacs have won 1 times.

Now lets get to what we really care about, Ryan Newman and the Richmond International Speedway. Newman's record here is good. He has raced here 10 times with 1 pole(s), 1 win(s), D3 top 5's and 6 top 10 finishes.

Newman has an AVG start here of 7.2 and an AVG finish of 11.6. Newman has also completed 96.88% of all laps he has raced here and led 354 laps out of those 10 races.

Ryan Newmans record at short tracks is very good. Out of 32 races he has 1 win, 9 top 5's and 16 top 10 finishes. His 'short track average starting position is 7.3 with an average finishing position of 16.2.

Good luck to Ryan Newman and the Penske Racing's #12 Alltel Dodge NASCAR Nextel Cup Team at Richmond International Speedwayfor the Crown Royal Presents The Jim Stewart 400 this coming week and weekend!!!

Mike Pratt

3 comments:

Mike said...

Based on how well Newman ran at Phoenix in the CoT, he should be a favorite for a top five.

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Racefan57 said...

Diddo...I expect and hope to see Ryan do well

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