NASCAR’s Ryan Newman and wife Krissie Newman announced their separation just four days before his crash on Feb 17 at The Daytona 500. The driver took to Twitter to announce their split. Newman writes, “After 16 years of marriage, Krissie and I have decided to amicably separate. We will continue to jointly raise our girls, while remaining friends and continuing to work together supporting Rescue Ranch. Thank you for the years of support and friendship. We ask that out [sic] daughters’ privacy be respected at this time.”
— Ryan Newman (@RyanJNewman) February 13, 2020
Krissie Newman took to Twitter later to confirm the split. After the the crash, Krissie tweeted, “Omg.” Ryan Newman’s injuries have been confirmed that they are not life threatening, but they are very serious.