Ryan Newman has felt the friends-and-family squeeze before — at the end of the 2013 season, to be precise.
Kevin Harvick — best buds with Tony Stewart — was a Stewart-Haas Racing add-on for the 2014 season. Somebody needed to go. That would be Newman.
"There are a lot of things to be considered, but I was sincere when I said I want to be someplace where I'm wanted," Newman said then before signing with Richard Childress Racing.
Will he be wanted at Childress when his contract expires at the end of this season?
The answer is probably no, unless the team manages to bump its field from a...