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Stewart Haas Racing Re-Signs Newman

Posted By Michael J Smith On September 6, 2012 @ 3:16 pm In Cup | 1 Comment

Ryan Newman, driver of the no. 39 Stewart Haas Racing Chevy and crew chief Tony Gibson [1]Stewart Haas Racing announced that Ryan Newman, driver of the team’s No. 39 Sprint Cup Chevy, has been re-signed to drive that car in 2013.

Per the team’s Facebook [2] page:

The skill and tenacity [Newman] brings to our race team has helped us achieve a lot in a very short period of time, and we look forward to continued success with Ryan behind the wheel of our No. 39 Chevrolet.

This announcement is good news for a team that has been receiving bad news recently: losing sponsors Office Depot [3] and US Army [4].

Update: Ryan Newman indicated that he signed a one-year deal with SHR, and took a pay cut to stay with the team.

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[2] Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stewarthaasracing

[3] Office Depot: http://lead-lap.com/2012/09/03/office-depot-leaving-shrs-no-14-at-seasons-end/

[4] US Army: http://lead-lap.com/2012/07/10/us-army-to-leave-shrs-no-39-at-seasons-end/

[5] SHR Expects To Field Three Teams In 2013: http://lead-lap.com/2012/07/24/shr-expects-to-field-three-teams-in-2013/

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