Originally written on Rubbings Racing  |  Last updated 11/16/14

FONTANA, CA - OCTOBER 10: Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pepsi 500 at Auto Club Speedway on October 10, 2009 in Fontana, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Ryan Newman and his family take part in Indianapolis’ winning tradition — kissing the bricks — after he captured his 17th career Sprint Cup Series win. (Photo Credit:  Streeter Lecka/NASCAR via Getty Images). By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Motorsports, what a sport of brutal heartbreak and injustice. Ryan Newman, who just captured his 17th-career Sprint Cup Series victory in the Brickyard 400 of all places, currently heads into 2014 without a ride. The win marks his first of 2013, and it’s now the fourth-consecutive season in which Newman has notched a victory in NASCAR’s elite series. Oh and he has two Chase appearances in the last four years, and after the latest victory he is now in great position to make the Chase again. You have to look no further than Newman’s current team — Stewart-Haas Racing — to understand the injustice of modern day racing. Danica Patrick sells a lot of merchandise, she makes a lot of headlines, but she also doesn’t finish on the lead la...
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