Atlanta II: Sterling Marlin preview

Chassis: Marlin will be racing chassis ...


Marlin will be racing chassis #205 this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This car has only been used once before at Texas Motor Speedway in the spring where it placed 29th.

Special St. Jude's paint scheme:

This weekend the Coors Light Dodge will be running a special St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Halloween paint scheme. Coors Brewing Company is a national sponsor of the St. Jude Halloween Pin-Up Program. The program, in which nearly 600 Coors Light distributors and 35,000 Coors Light retail accounts participate, allows patrons to purchase a paper pumpkin cut out with the proceeds donated directly to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Spring Atlanta Race:

What started out as his worst qualifying run (34th) ended in a top-15 finish for Marlin in the Bass Pro Shops 500 in March at Atlanta Motor Speedway. After working his way through the field, Marlin finished the race 14th.

Atlanta Motor Speedway Facts:

Marlin has finished in the top-10 thirteen times in 37 starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway. His highest finish was second which he has done twice in 1995 and 2001.

Fascinating Fact:

Sterling Marlin has qualified in the top-10 four out of the last seven races.

Pigskin Picks:

Check out "Totally NASCAR" on Friday's to see Sterling Marlin's pick for the Tennessee Volunteers games. Marlin, a Tennessee native and a football fan enjoys following the season of the Volunteers and the Titans.

Cruisin' with Sterling Marlin and Coors Light:

After Homestead-Miami Sterling will be celebrating the end of the 2003 Racing Season with a 4-day Caribbean cruise with his fans. For more information check out

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Sterling Marlin