New Mark For Newman

Mike Skinner has been pretty fast in testing at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but Ryan Newman was much, much faster on Wednesday.

Newman, who set the Busch Series record for qualifying at the track last season (186.755 mph), turned in a fast lap of 193.373 in his Winston Cup car on Wednesday.

“Atlanta is a really fun track to race at,” Newman said. “It’s a fast track, and I like to go fast.”

Newman’s speed was faster than the pole speed for last March’s Cup race at the track – set by Dale Jarrett - and it’s the fastest practice lap speed so far this year at Atlanta.

Skinner had the fastest speed on Tuesday with a lap at 187.487.

The Cup teams practicing the past few days at Atlanta are preparing for the MBNA America 500 to be held at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 10.

Related Topics:

NASCAR Sprint Cup, 2002

Photos

  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Firecracker 400 Flashback
  • Gordon's NYC Ride of Fame
  • Gordon's NYC Ride of Fame
  • Gordon's NYC Ride of Fame
  • Gordon's NYC Ride of Fame
  • Gordon's NYC Ride of Fame
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Toyota/Save Mart 350
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Jeff Gordon Homecoming Tour
  • Testing at Richmond
  • Testing at Richmond

Advertisement

You may unsubscribe at any time.
Motor Racing Network
555 MRN Drive
Concord, NC 28027
www.mrn.com/Footer/Contact-Us.aspx
(704)262-6700
feedback@mrn.com
  • © 2015 MRN. All Rights Reserved

    FacebookTwitterDiggDeliciousLinkedInGoogle BookmarksYahoo BookmarksLive (MSN)

    ISC Track Sites