After all, it was at this time last year when he also was a free agent. He eventually signed a one-year deal to stay at Stewart-Haas Racing. “Every year is a make-it or a break-it year for all of us, and obviously I have more on the line right now with a one-year contract,” Newman said. “I would like to think after 10 or 11 years of doing this, I wouldn’t be in this position.
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