In 24 Sprint Cup starts at Charlotte, Ryan Newman has four top-five finishes and eight top-10s.
He has led 273 laps, has an average start of 6.9 and an average finish of 20.1 at CMS. He has nine poles at Charlotte – the most of any active Sprint Cup driver. Newman’s first career pole came at Charlotte on May 27, 2001, in only his third Sprint Cup start. The feat tied Newman with Mark Martin for earliest career Sprint Cup pole. Although Newman doesn’t have a points-paying Sprint Cup win at Charlotte, he does have three victories at the track – an ARCA win (October 2000), a win in the NASCAR All-Star Race (May 2002) and a win in the Nationwide Series (October 2005).-True Speed Communication