Wednesday WAG Of The Week: Krissie Newman
RICHMOND, VA - MAY 03: Ryan Newman, driver of the #12 alltel Dodge, and his wife Krissie stand on the grid prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Dan Lowry 400 at Richmond International Raceway on May 3, 2008 in Richmond, Virginia. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR)
This Shake and Bake "Wednesday WAG of the Week" is a mother, an animal advocate and married to a "Rocket Man".
Name: Krissie Newman
Husband: Ryan Newman
Children: Brooklyn Sage and Ashlyn Olivia
Dogs: Mopar, Harley, Socks, Fred and Dunkin
Krissie met Ryan on a blind date in 2001 and they were married in 2004. The New Jersey native has a criminal justice degree from Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania ... and she absolutely loves animals. She helped establish the Ryan Newman Foundation in 2005 and the Rescue Ranch in 2012 ... two organizations dedicated to helping our four-legged friends.
So what's it like being married to a NASCAR driver? Krissie explains.
Congratulations to Krissie Newman ... our "Wednesday WAG of the Week". For a full photo gallery, click here.
KANSAS CITY, KS - JUNE 05: Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Haas Automation Chevrolet, his wife Krissie Newman and their daughter Brooklyn Sage Newman sits together prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on June 5, 2011 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
LAS VEGAS - DECEMBER 04: Krissie Newman, wife of driver Ryan Newman poses on the red carpet for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series awards banquet during the final day of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week on December 4, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images for NASCAR)
WATKINS GLEN, NY - AUGUST 08: Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 US Army Chevrolet, and his wife Krissie, stand on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2010 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)
INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JULY 28: Nascar driver Ryan Newman celebrates after winning with his wife Krissie Newman and daughters by kissing the bricks at the Brickyard 400 Presented By Big Machine Label Group at Indianapolis Motorspeedway on July 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Big Machine Label Group)