CMR returns Newman to Chile Bowl Nationals – Motorsports

Ryan Newman will race at the Chile Bowl Nationals in January for the second consecutive year. (Blendon Baumann photo)

Tulsa, Oklahoma — NASCAR Cup Series veteran Ryan Newman will return to Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in January to host the 35th edition of the event as part of a team of five at Clauson Marshall Racing.

1999 USAC Silver Crown Series Champion and longtime open-wheel rival before the stock car era, Newman made his Chile Bowl debut at CMR last year and saw that he could get the job done by car without fenders. It reminded the people who were there. Good.

A 43-year-old native from South Bend, Indiana, won his E-feature, charged 16th to 7th with his D-feature, and was shy to re-transfer to the MAVTV part of Saturday’s finale, spotting. I got it. ..

Next month’s race, which will take place January 11-16 at the Reverse Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the second attempt at the Chile Bowl since Newman crashed on the final lap last February. This will be the first race other than a stock car. Thanks to the Daytona 500, he was hospitalized for several months and left the race car.

Newman returned to the driver’s seat on the Darlington (SC) raceway in mid-May, helped by the sport’s shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He competed in 33 of 36 races and drove the Roush Fenway Racing 6th Ford Mustang to win the Top 10 finish twice.

In addition to its status as one of the drivers’ selection groups to win all three NASCAR National Tour categories (Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Camp World Track Series), Newman has been a member of the past ARCA Menors Series. It’s the winner and NASCAR. The winner of the Wellen Modified Tour.

A deeper dive into Newman’s statistics at the US Automobile Club reveals two wins at the USAC National Sprint Car and eight wins at the USAC National Midget. This includes seven wins in the 1999 season and is shy to add a second USAC championship to the race. Resume.

Newman is the third of the five drivers identified in Crowson-Marshall’s Chili Bowl stables to join Tyler Courtney and Cole Bodin.

According to the team, he will be in the qualifying program on Wednesday.

– Motorsports

CMR returns Newman to Chile Bowl Nationals CMR returns Newman to Chile Bowl Nationals

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