Ryan Newman on NBC’s Today Show on Wednesday

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Ryan Newman at Phoenix Raceway March 2020
AVONDALE, ARIZONA – MARCH 07: Ryan Newman stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Cup Series FanShield 500 at Phoenix Raceway on March 07, 2020, in Avondale, Arizona. Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images

Ryan Newman on NBC’s Today Show on Wednesday

CONCORD, N.C., (March 10, 2020) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Newman will travel to New York City to pay a visit to the award-winning Today Show on NBC for an exclusive, sit down interview with show hosts Savannah Guthrie, Hoda Kotb and Craig Melvin. 

The segment featuring Newman is scheduled to air Wednesday morning at 7:40 AM ET.

Newman visited the race track this past weekend at Phoenix Raceway for the first time since his Feb. 17th accident in the Daytona 500. He was released from Halifax Medical Center just two days following the race and continues his recovery.

The NASCAR Cup Series travels this weekend to Atlanta Motor Speedway. A timetable for Newman’s return to the race car has yet to be determined.

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Ryan Newman Statement with Steve Newmark Comments and Q&A

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VEGAS, NV – FEBRUARY 23: Steve Newark, Roush Fenway Racing President, speaks to the media about Roush Fenway Racing driver Ryan Newman and his crash the previous week at the Daytona 500 before the NASCAR Cup Series Pennzoil 400 presented by Jiffy Lube on February 23, 2020, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, NV. Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Steve Newmark, president, Roush Fenway Racing, held a Q&A session at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Sunday morning to read a statement from Ryan Newman and talk about Monday’s accident at Daytona International Speedway.

STEVE NEWMARK, President, Roush Fenway Racing – 

“I appreciate all you guys being here today.  Ryan apologizes for not being able to be here, but he did prepare a statement:

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Statement from NASCAR President Steve Phelps

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NASCAR and NASCAR Cup Series team owners today announced the extension of the Charter agreement through 2024.

“The Charter agreement is delivering stability and long-term value to existing team owners while providing a clear path for ownership in the NASCAR Cup Series,” said Steve Phelps, NASCAR President. “We are pleased to have reached an agreement with the team owners that extends the length of the Charter system until 2024. A healthy ownership structure ensures strong, competitive racing for our fans, which is a goal the industry collectively shares.”

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