NEWMAN FINISHES 5TH IN LAS VEGAS; STEWART RUNNER-UP
Topics: Ryan Newman, Kobalt Tools 400
U.S. Army Racing
March 7, 2011
LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY, Nev. (Mar. 07, 2011) -- Ryan Newman finished fifth in Sunday's Kobalt Tools 400 Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It was the second straight fifth-place finish for Newman, who posted the same result last week in Phoenix. He jumped from eighth to fifth in the driver point standings.
Newman's teammate, Tony Stewart, finished second and became the new leader in the driver standings.
The race winner was Carl Edwards. Rounding out the top five in order were: Stewart, Juan Pablo Montoya, Marcos Ambrose and Newman.
The Sprint Cup Series has the coming weekend off and will resume action March 18-20 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.
The NHRA U.S. Army team of Top Fuel drivers Tony Schumacher and Antron Brown will be competing this coming weekend (March 11-13) at the Tire Kingdom Gatornationals at Gainesville (Fla.) Raceway.
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