Friday, August 24, 2007

Busch Series - Newman To Start 11th In Food City 250

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Aug. 24, 2007) - Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 12 Alltel Dodge Charger, will start 11th in Friday night's Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

This is only the second time Newman has started a Busch Series race at BMS from outside the top 10. He started 15th in August 2001.

"The car is good. These guys have worked really hard and I think we'll have a good shot at winning tonight," Newman said after posting a qualifying lap of 118.966 mph, 16.129 seconds, on the half-mile track. "We're out here to have fun and to win the race, so there's no pressure on us tonight. It's just a matter of having fun."

Tonight's Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway will be broadcast live by ESPN2 and PRN radio beginning at 7:30 p.m. EDT.

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