He details the approach that he believes set Erebus apart and pulls no punches over the incredible highs, and devastating lows such as Will Brown's exit, that the team faced throughout the year.
Ryan also details he and Brown's antics with Richard Childress Racing at the World Racing League final in Texas.
Also covered in this week's Newscast is the death of the Newcastle 500, with the council set to undergo road works that will make the return of the event all but impossible.
Nearby Cessnock, however, is emerging as a very real contender to take its place on the Supercars calendar.
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