Newman's father still looks out for his son on the track
Greg Newman followed his son to NASCAR and has used his keen eye for racing to serve as spotter for Ryan Newman's No. 12 car.
Heredity is a common inroad to NASCAR. Many of today's drivers and team members are sons and grandsons of men who roamed the same tracks and garage areas years ago.
• Sprint Cup team: No. 12 Penske Racing Dodge [driven by Ryan Newman]
• Age: 55
• Job: Spotter