Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 9/8/13
As losses go, they don't come any harder than the one suffered by Ryan Newman Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. A lame-duck driver at Stewart-Haas Racing, Newman passed Carl Edwards on Lap 391 to lead the Federated Auto Parts 400 at RIR, apparently headed for a race victory and a wild-card spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. But when Clint Bowyer spun to bring out a caution on Lap 394, the entire field headed down pit road for fresh rubber. Newman came down pit road leading and came out fifth following a disastrous pit stop. Edwards came off pit road second, the first car with four fresh tires, and captured the race over Kurt Busch and Newman. Busch, of course, will join SHR next season, with Newman expected to move to Richard Childress Racing. When the checkered flag fell, Newman and Martin Truex Jr. were tied for the second wild-card position with one race victory each and the same number of points. But Truex won the tiebreaker because he had a second-place f...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Report: Ryan Tannehill’s knee healed, ready for OTAs

Rose complains about triangle offense as trade rumors swirl

Joel Embiid to miss next four games for 76ers

Vince Young attempting to trademark ‘Make Vince Great Again’

Report: Mavericks get Nerlens Noel in trade with 76ers

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

NASCAR announces four drivers will lend their voices to 'Cars 3'

Draymond Green video game highlights his groin-shot past

Paul George trade unlikely despite interest from Lakers and Celtics

Report: David Ortiz could join Red Sox broadcast team this season

Report: Knicks, T-Wolves working on Rose-Rubio trade

Rick Pitino calls heckling UNC fan ‘coward,’ says it was not a student

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

Box Score 2/23: Gillon's buzzer-beater blast for the win

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

Box Score 2/22: Not everyone is happy with the new intentional walk rule

Teams and players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

The 'Did the Kings just make the Pelicans into a super team?' quiz

Will the Timberwolves start showcasing their potential?

All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

The NFL off-season is a passer’s fancy

Teams that can prevent a Cavs-Warriors NBA Finals three-peat

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher who has recorded 10 or more shutouts in a single season

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

The Aesthetic: Pushing the boundaries of the three-pointer

NBA coaches who should be fired soon

QUIZ: Name every MLB pitcher to win the MVP award

Teams, players who could be dealing at the NBA trade deadline

As NHL trade deadline nears, seven teams who could be dealing

Nintendo is finally, thankfully embracing sports and eSports

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker