Texas II: Mike Skinner preview

Mike Skinner No. 36 * Atlanta's Camry...The No. 36 360 OTC Toyota Mike Skinner is scheduled to drive in the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is chassis No. 107. This car has been the work horse during the second half of the season...

Mike Skinner No. 36

* Atlanta's Camry...The No. 36 360 OTC Toyota Mike Skinner is scheduled to drive in the Dickies 500 at Texas Motor Speedway is chassis No. 107. This car has been the work horse during the second half of the season for the team. It was most recently utilized last weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, and it was also used in the event at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

* Skinner's Career Stats...Skinner hopes to make his 245th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series start when the green flag waves Sunday afternoon. He made his first career Cup Series start in April 1986 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway and finished 22nd (qualified 25th) in his first Cup Series start at Texas in 1997.

* Skinner at Texas...Skinner has made eight starts on the 1.5-mile speedway during his Cup Series career, starting as high as 11th (2000). He has earned two top-15 finishes in Cup Series competition at the track in Fort Worth. He has also experienced a great deal of success there in NASCAR Busch Series and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events. Skinner has scored two top-10 finishes in three Busch Series outings. In seven NASCAR Craftsman Series events, Skinner has started from the front row six times, including four pole positions. In fact, he has never started outside the top 10. He has also scored five top-five finishes and has never finished worse than 11th.

* BDR at TMS...Competitors driving Bill Davis Racing-owned cars have been racing at Texas Motor Speedway since 1997 and have made 18 starts. Those drivers have posted two top-10 finishes and have completed 5,488 of 6,017 possible laps (91.2 percent).

-credit: bdr

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Mike Skinner
Teams Bill Davis Racing