The past five days haven’t made Ryan Newman regret the things he said about Tony Stewart following the drivers’ crash at Richmond on Saturday.
After Stewart drove Newman down the backstretch and the two ended up with mangled race cars, Newman said he guessed Stewart “thought he was in a sprint car, he couldn’t control his anger,” in a reference to the 2014 incident where Stewart struck and killed Kevin Ward in a dirt track race.
Newman then called Stewart “bipolar” and said his former team owner and teammate had anger issues. Stewart, who is facing a wrongful death suit from the Ward family regarding the accident, was not charged with a crime.
The two drivers met inside the NASCAR hauler Friday morning. After they exited, Newman had this to say via NBC Sports.
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“I don’t have any regrets about what I said. I am frustrated by the situations and the actions that came about