Dover II: Scott Wimmer preview

BACK IN BLACK -- Scott Wimmer returns to the No. 40 StopRepairBills.com Chevrolet at Dover International Speedway after stepping out of the Key Motorsports entry for one race. The No. 40 will feature the new black StopRepairBills.com paint scheme...

BACK IN BLACK -- Scott Wimmer returns to the No. 40 StopRepairBills.com Chevrolet at Dover International Speedway after stepping out of the Key Motorsports entry for one race. The No. 40 will feature the new black StopRepairBills.com paint scheme which debuted at Atlanta Motor Speedway earlier this month.

MONSTER STATS -- Scott Wimmer has one win, four top-5's, five top-10's, and zero DNF's at Dover International Speedway. Wimmer, whose average finish at the track is 11th, tamed The Monster in the 2002 fall race, earning the first win of his NASCAR Nationwide Series career.

COME SAY HI -- Scott Wimmer will be participating in this weekend's NASCAR Nationwide & Sprint Cup Series autograph session. Come stop by the Official NASCAR Trackside Merchandise hauler in the FanZone outside Turn 4 on Saturday, September 26th from 9:15-10:00 AM to meet Scott and get an autograph.

CHASSIS INFO -- Key Motorsports will be utilizing chassis #007 this weekend at Dover International Speedway. This is the same chassis the team brought to the spring race at The Monster Mile, where Scott Wimmer earned an 18th place finish.

POINTS UPDATE -- Curtis Key's No. 40 remains 23rd in the NNS owner standings after Mike Bliss' 16th place finish at Richmond International Raceway. The Key Motorsports Chevrolet is now 272 points ahead of 31st place.

ANYBODY'S RACE -- NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Dover are some of the most competitive unpredictable in the series. Of the 51 NASCAR Nationwide Series races run at Dover since the series' inception in 1982, there have been 40 different race winners. Only four winners have won from the pole, and 35 of the 51 races have had a margin of victory of under two seconds, including six of the last seven races.

Scott Wimmer:

ON DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY -- "Dover is the first place I ever won a Nationwide race, so there's a lot of great memories for me there, and I've always run really strong there. It seems that over the years I've always had real good cars and really competitive runs at Dover. Last time we had a great car and had a top-10 run going, but we had a tire go down real late in the race. We're taking the same car back, so hopefully we'll run just as good. A lot of things change from the spring to the fall, but I think I've got a pretty good feel for the track, what it does and what changes we need to make, so I'm looking forward to this weekend."

ON GOALS FOR THIS WEEKEND -- "So many times this year we've been real close to top-10's and we just haven't been able to nail any down. I think that this weekend, with a little luck, we can build on what we've been doing and earn a finish that reflects how well we've been running. We're constantly a top-20 team, and a lot of times we've been a top-15 team, so I think if we can do a little bit better we'll be able to follow through and hopefully get our first top-10 of the year."

-credit: km

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Scott Wimmer , Mike Bliss