MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Ryan Newman will return to the NASCAR Cup Series next week at Darlington Raceway, marking his first Cup Series start since 2021.
Rick Ware Racing named Newman to drive its No. 51 Ford in select races in 2023.
“I am grateful for the opportunity to work with Rick Ware Racing and Ford,” Newman said. “I think this will be good for all of us with our combined experience and knowledge,” Newman said.
“He brings great depth and insight to RWR while we continue to grow our team. Ryan’s been a great ambassador for our sport and Ford. We’re really looking forward to racing with him this season,” team owner Rick Ware said.