Friday, July 23, 2010

An Exciting Announcement from the Brickyard: Newman Expecting First Child

2010 Martinsville Mar Ryan Newman in car Chevy Day at the Brickyard is one of the most popular fan events in the sport. Fans can head over to Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the Friday before NASCAR’s Brickyard 400 for a day of autograph and Q&A sessions with the Team Chevy drivers.

Two years ago Casey Mears made the announcement from the Chevy stage that he was expecting his first child.

Today, in similar fashion Ryan Newman and his wife Krissie announced that they were expecting their first child. The announcement was confirmed on the Team Chevy Facebook page:

Team Chevy would like to congratulate Ryan and Krissie Newman! Ryan told fans from the Team Chevy stage today that he will be a first time father in 2010! So excited for them both!
Riki Rachtman broke the news on Twitter saying: Hey Ryan Newmans gonna be a papa . I think I'm breaking the story Congrats Krissie

The Newmans join a long line of recent and upcoming births in the sport of NASCAR. Earlier in the month Jimmie Johnson and wife Chandra welcomed a daughter and just last week Juan Pablo Montoya and his wife Connie welcomed their third child.

On behalf of the entire Skirts and Scuffs team we would like to congratulate Ryan and Krissie!

If you want to learn more about Krissie check out the interview our columnist Lindi Bess did with her a few months back.

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