Ryan Blaney
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Ryan Blaney

1993-12-31 (age 27)


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Ryan Blaney tops Friday's final practice at Bristol Dirt Track

Ryan Blaney topped Alex Bowman in the Friday’s final NASCAR Cup Series practice at the Bristol Dirt Track but it was track conditions Blaney was most concerned about.

Ryan Blaney passes Larson late, captures Atlanta Cup win Atlanta
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Ryan Blaney passes Larson late, captures Atlanta Cup win

Kyle Larson was ‘stupid fast’ but he still needed his tires to last and when they didn’t, it opened the door for Ryan Blaney to steal the Atlanta win.

Blaney and Elliott agree: If you wreck, make sure you win Daytona Clash
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Blaney and Elliott agree: If you wreck, make sure you win

Ryan Blaney wasn’t necessarily upset he got wrecked by his friend Chase Elliott while racing for the win but what really bothered him was that neither of them got the victory.

Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck Daytona Clash
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Kyle Busch steals Busch Clash win as leaders wreck

Chase Elliott turned Ryan Blaney in the frontstretch chicane on the final lap, opening the door for Kyle Busch to steal the win in the 2021 Busch Clash.

Keselowski: Blaney "didn't deserve that" as teammates collide

The unthinkable happened as two Team Penske drivers battled for the race lead during the final stage of Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.

Ryan Blaney: "I think that things will eventually go our way"

Ryan Blaney dominates a race with car that can win but comes up short of victory – it’s become a familiar refrain for the Team Penske driver this season.

Have the "floodgates" now opened for Ryan Blaney?

Ryan Blaney has been every bit a contender for race wins as his Penske teammates this season, but it wasn’t until Monday that was able to join them with a trip to Victory Lane.

Ryan Blaney wins at Talladega in spectacular photo finish

Ryan Blaney finally sealed the deal, winning Monday’s rain-delayed GEICO 500 for his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season.

Blaney, Logano “proud” of Bubba Wallace’s NASCAR activism

Ford stars Ryan Blaney and Joey Logano have thrown their support behind Bubba Wallace’s efforts in publicizing the Black Lives Matter movement in the NASCAR Cup Series, and say he should be proud to highlight racial issues via the sport.

Blaney admits "mistake on my part" after Bristol wreck

Ryan Blaney was a contender throughout the opening stage at Bristol Motor Speedway Sunday, but never saw the end of Stage 2 as a crash ended his day.

Points leader Ryan Blaney out after early crash at Phoenix

Ryan Blaney entered Sunday's race at Phoenix Raceway as the championship leader, but he won't leave in the same place.

Ryan Blaney signs contract extension with Team Penske

You can remove Ryan Blaney from the list of free agent NASCAR Cup Series drivers at the end of this season.

Ryan Blaney looking to change his end-of-race luck

Ryan Blaney has a strong start to the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season but it’s his finishes the last two weekends that have left him frustrated.

Joey Logano repeats as Las Vegas winner in wild finish

Joey Logano held on for a crazy two-lap restart and repeated his victory of a year ago at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Blaney on Newman wreck: "I was trying to push him to the win"

Ryan Newman is in serious condition with non-life-threatening injuries following a violent airborne crash on the final lap of Monday's Daytona 500.

Hamlin wins Daytona 500; Newman hospitalized after crash

Denny Hamlin emerged as a three-time winner of the Daytona 500 as Ryan Newman’s No. 6 Ford flipped on the last lap and ended up on its roof.

Ryan Blaney, Bubba Wallace take Star Wars detour to Daytona

Going 200-plus miles an hour around Daytona International Speedway is one thing but piloting the Millennium Falcon at light speed? That takes some Disney magic.

Team Penske announces crew chief shakeup for Cup teams

Team Penske has decided to swap around its crew chief roster for the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season.

Blaney gambles, but two-tire call "not enough" to advance

Ryan Blaney's No. 12 Team Penske team rolled the dice in the closing laps at ISM Raceway in an effort to steal the race win.

Team Penske shakes up pit crews on Cup Series playoff teams

Team Penske has shaken up its pit crews in hopes of maximizing its chances at winning a second consecutive NASCAR Cup Series championship.

With Talladega win, Ryan Blaney "playing on house money"

Much like Kyle Larson’s victory at Dover, Ryan Blaney’s Talladega win Monday has turned his 2019 season upside down – and that’s a good thing.

Blaney beats Newman in thrilling photo finish at Talladega

Ryan Blaney survived a wreck-marred, rain-delayed NASCAR Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway to emerge with his first win of the 2019 season.

Playoff standings shaken up by Dover mechanical gremlins

The Round of 12 is off to a rough start for several drivers after mechanical issues sidelined them Sunday at Dover.

Ryan Blaney fastest in Saturday morning practice at Roval

Ryan Blaney, looking for his second consecutive win at the Charlotte Roval, was fastest in Saturday morning’s practice session.

Team Penske runs dry at Michigan, spoiling strong day

All three Team Penske drivers found themselves low on fuel in the closing laps at Michigan International Speedway.

Johnson stands by Blaney comments: "I got dumped and I was upset"

Jimmie Johnson was quite displeased with Ryan Blaney following last weekend's NASCAR Cup Series race at Watkins Glen and one week later, it doesn't seem like much has changed.

Jimmie Johnson calls out Blaney: "He just drove through me"

Jimmie Johnson was fuming after Sunday's race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International despite making up ground in the playoffs.

Blaney fastest in final Cup practice; Bowman wrecks backup car

Ryan Blaney led the way in Saturday’s final practice session at New Hampshire which also saw Alex Bowman wreck for the second time this weekend.

Ryan Blaney: "Nothing is coming together right now"

It’s not that Ryan Blaney has had a bad season, but it has become increasingly frustrating for the Team Penske driver when compared to its potential.

Ryan Newman to Ryan Blaney: “The spotter can’t drive the car”

Despite scoring his first top-10 finish of the season after moving over to Roush Fenway Racing, Ryan Newman wasn’t happy with his result Sunday at Bristol.

Team Penske leads the way in Friday's Cup practice at Bristol

Ryan Blaney, who has led more than 100 laps in his last two starts at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, was fastest in Friday’s practice session.

Penske had the speed at Texas but "couldn't take advantage of it"

Texas Motor Speedway turned out to be an uncharacteristic case of role reversal for Team Penske.

Ryan Blaney earns third-place result in 'deserving' run for Penske

Ryan Blaney still needed to clean some stuff up in Sunday’s race at Phoenix, but when he did, he found himself with a shot to win.

Ryan Blaney beats Almirola for Stage 1 win at Phoenix

Ryan Blaney held off fierce charge from Aric Almirola to hang on to the Stage 1 victory at ISM Raceway near Phoenix.

To join Penske 'win club,' Blaney must "clean some stuff up"

Like his teammates, Ryan Blaney has enjoyed Team Penske’s early-season success but he’s ready to share in the results as well.

Blaney wins Phoenix pole; McDowell and Suarez fight

Ryan Blaney, the only Team Penske NASCAR Cup driver without a win this season, won the organization’s first pole of the season.

Daytona 500: Ryan Blaney beats Byron for Stage 2 win

Ryan Blaney withstood a last-lap charge from pole-winner William Byron to claim the Stage 2 victory in the Daytona 500.

Is there still a need for a drivers council in NASCAR?

The future of the NASCAR Cup Series’ drivers council appears to be up in the air as the 2019 season gets underway.

NASCAR drops the hammer on more teams after Texas

In addition to Kevin Harvick’s major penalty, Ryan Blaney’s and Erik Jones’ cars also failed inspection and were given penalties on Wednesday.

Blaney on final restart: 'I would have wrecked us both'

After leading late in Sunday’s AAA 500, Ryan Blaney came up just short of a win at Texas.

Ryan Blaney leads Ford sweep of top five in Texas qualifying

Ryan Blaney led a Ford sweep of the top five positions Friday in NASCAR Cup Series qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway.

Ryan Blaney leads Friday's lone Cup practice at Texas

Ryan Blaney topped the charts at 198.976mph ahead of playoff drivers Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch.

Penske has two of its three drivers eliminated from the playoffs

Team Penske is left with only Joey Logano in the 2018 title hunt as Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney were eliminated at Kansas Speedway.

Blaney leads opening Kansas practice, Larson wrecks

Ryan Blaney led Friday's NASCAR Cup practice from Kansas Speedway for Team Penske.

NASCAR Roundtable: Who will be eliminated at Kansas?

The NASCAR team at Motorsport.com discuss the playoff picture heading into an elimination race at Kansas Speedway and who will find themselves out of it when the checkered flag flies.

Reigning champ Truex among those in playoff trouble

After setting himself apart as one of the ‘Big 3’ throughout most of the NASCAR Cup Series season, reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr. is in danger of falling out of playoffs.

Eye In The Sky: Tho duo who guided Ryan Blaney to victory at the Roval

Throughout the 2018 season Motorsport.com will spotlight the winning spotter from various Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Xfinity and Camping World Truck series races.

NASCAR Roundtable: Was the Charlotte Roval a success?

Our NASCAR team dissects the chaos that ensued at the Charlotte Roval and takes a look at the recent silly season news.

Surprise win at Charlotte "monumental" for Ryan Blaney's confidence

Ryan Blaney ended what he thought would be his toughest round of the NASCAR playoffs with a win which puts him in a very good position.

Johnson and Truex crash; Blaney wins in wild finish at the Roval

The first NASCAR Cup Series race on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval produced a dramatic finish with a first-time winner this season.

Blaney wins Stage 2 at the Roval as playoff drivers find trouble

Ryan Blaney held off Jimmie Johnson to win Stage 2 of Sunday’s Bank of America 500 on the Charlotte Roval.

Which playoff drivers are in danger of being eliminated at the Roval?

At the inaugural running of the Charlotte Roval, the field of 16 playoff drivers will be trimmed down to 12. So which four are on the outside looking in entering the final race of Round 1?

Stewart: Mustang an "iconic race car" that belongs in the Cup Series

Ford Performance has unveiled the NASCAR Cup Mustang, which will replace the Fusion in the Monster Energy Cup Series in 2019.

NASCAR Roundtable: Should the series add more dirt races?

In this week's edition of the NASCAR Roundtable, we discuss dirt races in NASCAR and what to expect at Pocono Raceway this weekend.

Ryan Blaney: Kentucky result "not a win," but "it's a positive"

It had been a tough three weeks for Ryan Blaney, but short of a win, he got the next best thing at Kentucky Speedway.

Kyle Larson leads Blaney in first Cup practice at Kentucky

Kyle Larson waited until the end to go right to the top in Friday’s first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice session.

Ryan Blaney tops first Cup practice at Chicagoland

Hendrick Motorsports led the way for the majority of Saturday's first practice, but a new name arrived at the top of the board in the closing moments.

Roger Penske: "I know our cars are getting better"

With 10 races remaining in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season, Team Penske is looking to put all three of its cars in the championship-determining, 10-race playoff.

Ryan Blaney holds off Larson to take Stage 1 win at Michigan

Ryan Blaney held off Kyle Larson in a one-lap dash to claim the Stage 1 victory at Michigan International Speedway.

Ryan Blaney tops first Michigan Cup practice at 202.617mph

Ryan Blaney topped Friday’s NASCAR Cup practice session at Michigan International Speedway with a lap over 202 mph.