The National Motorsports Press Association announced Thursday that Ryan and Krissie Newman’s Rescue Ranch has been selected as recipient of the fourth quarter Pocono Spirit Award.
The NMPA Pocono Spirit Award recognizes character and achievement in the face of adversity, sportsmanship and contributions to motorsports.
Rescue Ranch, a non-profit organization, was formed in October 2014 by Ryan and Krissie Newman. It’s mission is to promote, through education, respect for all animals, as well as, agricultural, environmental, and wildlife conservation and facilitates rehabilitation, rescue and responsible pet ownership.
Krissie Newman and Rescue Ranch rescued animals from the recent devastation of Hurricane Florence.
Other nominees for the award were Petty’s Garage/Richard Petty Motorsports and the Jimmie Johnson Foundation.