Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 10/3/12

LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 02: NASCAR driver Ryan Newman speaks at Las Vegas Motorspeedway for the Roast of four time NASCAR Champion Jimmie Johnson during Day 1 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week on December 2, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Ryan Newman may be returning to the seat of the No. 39 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2013, but chances are, he’ll be aided by a different crew chief and crew. No official announcement has been made yet, but multiple news outlets began reporting over the weekend that crew chief Tony Gibson and the current No. 39 bunch will be working with Danica Patrick next year. Judging by an article from the Associated Press, Newman didn’t know anything about the crew chief/crew change. But Stewart-Haas Racing Competition Director Greg Zipadelli talked freely about the matter as if it’s an all-but-done deal. “I’m just kind of looking at what’s best for her (Patrick), surrounding her with the best people we can that are upbeat and positive,” Zipadelli told the AP. Patrick is currently in the midst of a 10-race 2012 Sprint Cup Series schedule, driving a No. 10 entry fielded by Tommy Baldwin Racing and prepared by Stewart-Haas Racing. She is expected to race full-ti...
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