2 RUSTY WALLACE Rusty will drive car PC-35 this weekend ... The car debuted earlier this year at Bristol, where it started fourth and finished seventh ... Wallace holds the Dover Downs International Speedway qualifying record of 159.964 mph...
2 RUSTY WALLACE
Rusty will drive car PC-35 this weekend ... The car debuted earlier this year at Bristol, where it started fourth and finished seventh ... Wallace holds the Dover Downs International Speedway qualifying record of 159.964 mph (22.505 secs.), set September 25, 1999 ... In 34 races at Dover, Wallace three victories, 10 top-fives, 18 top-10s and four poles ... Wallace is in third place in the points standings, just three points out of second place.
6 MARK MARTIN
Mark will drive car JR-88 this weekend ... Martin, with this car, won the pole at Bristol ... The race, though, was a different story as he got caught up in a wreck and finished 34th ... Martin made his first start at Dover in 1982, starting seventh and finishing fifth ... In 28 career races at the track, Martin has three victories (in the springs of '97, '98 and '99) and 18 top-10s ... He also has won four poles at Dover ...Martin finished fourth at Charlotte last week for his second top five of the season.
7 MIKE WALLACE
Mike will drive car UMO25 this week - the same car that he drove at Charlotte ... The car was fast in pre-race practice for The Winston Open and ran well in that race, finishing fourth after starting 13th ... The car also competed in two previous points races...was involved in a first lap accident at Rockingham (where it finished 40th) and finished 32nd at Darlington.
11 BRETT BODINE 2Brett is driving the same car that crashed in practice at Bristol this year ... Bodine won the pole at Dover for the spring '92 race ... Says Bodine: "Dover is a good track for us and I like racing there. We're taking one of my favorite cars, so I'm optimistic." ... Brett finished 17th at Charlotte last week, his best showing since finishing 15th at Daytona.
12 JEREMY MAYFIELD
Jeremy will drive car 10 this weekend ... He also drove it earlier this year at Richmond and Bristol (where Mayfield scored one of his two third-place finishes this year) ... Mayfield finished 10th in last week's Coca-Cola 600 and is 24th in this week's points race ... Mayfield has four top-10 finishes in 13 career races at Dover ... He won the pole for last fall's race at the track.
17 MATT KENSETH
Matt debuts a brand-new car this weekend ... Kenseth has fared very well at Dover since he made his Winston Cup debut at the track in the fall of '98, scoring three top-10 finishes in four starts ... Kenseth has completed 1,599 of 1,600 possible laps at Dover ... He finished second at the track in last spring's race.
21 ELLIOTT SADLER 2Sadler will drive the same car that he drove to Victory Lane at Bristol earlier this year ... That victory was the first for the Wood Brothers since 1993 ... In 57 starts at Dover since 1972, the Woods have collected seven victories, 17 top-fives and 28 top-10s ... Sadler finished 19th at Charlotte last week to move up one spot, to 15th, in this week's points standings.
26 JIMMY SPENCER
The car that Jimmy will drive this weekend has been very busy, so far, in '01 - this is the car's fourth race this year ... It's also raced at Atlanta (finished 25th), Texas (38th) and in The Winston Open ... Spencer started sixth and finished fifth at Charlotte last weekend - he also led three times for 57 laps ... He is in 14th place in the points standings.
28 RICKY RUDD
The car Ricky will drive this week was built specifically for Dover ... It did run earlier this year at Bristol, where it started 14th and finished 10th ... Rudd has four career victories at Dover - and 13 top-fives at the track since 1982 ... In the two races the track last year, he finished fifth and third ... He also has won four poles at Dover ... Rudd has finished in the top seven in three straight races, and four of the last five ... After last week's seventh-place finish at Charlotte, he is now in fifth place in the points standings.
32 RICKY CRAVEN
Ricky will drive the same car that he drove at Rockingham, where he scored a season-best fifth-place finish ... Craven started 20th and finished 31st at Charlotte last week.
47 LANCE HOOPER
Lance will drive the same car that Jimmy Spencer drove at Bristol last year ... In last fall's Craftsman Series Truck race at Dover, Hooper started ninth and finished 15th.
66 TODD BODINE
Todd will drive the same car that he drove at The Winston Open and at Atlanta, where he finished 18th ... Bodine started third last week at Charlotte - his fifth top-10 start of the season ... He also started third at Atlanta, and qualified a season-best second at California.
77 ROBERT PRESSLEY
Robert will drive car #10 this weekend ... This car ran at Rockingham (where it finished 12th) earlier this year, and at Dover last year (finishing 26th and 14th).
88 DALE JARRETT
Dale will drive the same car that he drove to an eighth-place finish at Charlotte last week ... The car started last weekend as the team's back-up but was pressed into duty when the primary car wrecked during qualifying ... Jarrett has led the points standings since winning at Darlington in the season's fifth race ... The '99 champion has three victories (in a four-race stretch) and seven top-10s this season.
90 HUT STRICKLIN
Hut will drive car #30 this weekend ... The car also raced at Atlanta (started 25th and finished 28th) and California (started 30th and finished a season-best 12th) - and the team took it to Richmond, but did not make that race ... Stricklin started 17th and finished 16th at Charlotte last weekend.
96 ANDY HOUSTON
Andy will drive car WC 32, the second in-house car built by PPI ... It will be making its third appearance of '01 ... it competed earlier at Martinsville (where it finished a season-best 17th) and Richmond.
97 KURT BUSCH
Kurt will drive the same car that he drove at Las Vegas earlier this year ... Busch made his Winston Cup debut last fall at Dover, starting 10th and finishing 18th ... The same weekend, he won the Craftsman Truck Series race at the track ... Busch finished 12th at Charlotte last week - after starting 42nd.
99 JEFF BURTON
Jeff will drive the same car that he drove at Darlington earlier this year ... Burton has five top-10s in his last 10 races at Dover ... Burton scored his first victory of '01 last week at Charlotte ... He is in 21st place in the points standings.