Ryan, Krissie and Brooklyn Newman welcome new addition

Ryan Newman (L), driver of the #39 U.S. Army Chevrolet, stands on the grid with his wife Krissie and their daughter Brooklyn Sage prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2011 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Ryan Newman (L), driver of the #39 U.S. Army Chevrolet, stands on the grid with his wife Krissie and their daughter Brooklyn Sage prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 17, 2011 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)

NASCAR driver Ryan Newman and wife Krissie welcomed a new addition Monday, announcing the birth of their second daughter Ashlyn Olivia. She will join daughter Brooklyn Sage who was born on November 18, 2010.

The Stewart –Haas Racing driver made the announcement via Twitter: “Krissie and I welcomed Ashlyn Olivia today at 12:20 p.m. Mom and baby are doing well.”

The Twitter announcement comes after mom Krissie made the original news known on Twitter in February a day after the season opening Daytona 500. MORE>>>

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