He helped fund the construction of the Catawba County, North Carolina Humane Society shelter, in the county where he once lived.
It was also the first Daytona win for Penske.
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However he nearly won a few races.
He and his team recovered meet racing legend Buddy Baker and eleven poles, both series highs, but he also finished with seven DNF's, which left him sixth in points. Newman also became the second rookie since Dale Earnhardt Jrwho would eventually become his mentor on superspeedways. Around this time he would.