Charlotte: Ken Schrader loves the track

Ken Schrader: "At Charlotte you can run on the bottom, in the middle or at the top. There are only a handful of tracks on the circuit where you can do that. It is nice that we are at home for 12 days, but that's not why I like racing at Charlotte.

Ken Schrader:
"At Charlotte you can run on the bottom, in the middle or at the top. There are only a handful of tracks on the circuit where you can do that. It is nice that we are at home for 12 days, but that's not why I like racing at Charlotte. I just love the race track. It has little bumps and dips all over it and that makes the race real fun. Charlotte has all those little trademarks that keeps you on your toes during the race and keeps it interesting."

* The "M&M's" Pontiac sported a new look at Lowe's Motor Speedway. The team traded in its familiar yellow paint scheme to pay tribute to NASCAR racing's most sassy female...the Green "M" Character. The car debuted last weekend in The Winston Open, and will also run this weekend in the Coca-Cola 600. The flashy paint scheme is metallic green with white numbers with Green displayed on the car in different poses.

* Lowe's Motor Speedway is the site of Schrader's second career win in the Winston Cup Series. In 1989 Schrader took the checkered flag ahead of the field in the fall event. Schrader's best showing in the spring at Lowe's Motor Speedway is second in 1991.

* The "M&M's" driver had a strong weekend at Lowe's Motor Speedway in the 1999 Coca-Cola 600. Schrader finished seventh in the season's longest event after starting sixth.

<pre> Ken Schrader At Lowe's Motor Speedway Year Race St Fin Earnings 1999 Coca-Cola 600 6 7 $70,600 UAW-GM 500 35 23 $32,270 1998 Coca-Cola 600 14 10 58,050 UAW-GM 500 15 40 $22,810 1997 Coca-Cola 600 6 38 29,100 UAW-GM 500 11 15 31,050 1996 Coca-Cola 600 23 5 46,350 UAW-GM 500 27 29 15,370 1995 Coca-Cola 600 6 30 40,300 UAW-GM 500 29 35 8,415 1994 Coca-Cola 600 4 24 16,620 Mello Yello 500 11 4 47,800 1993 Coca-Cola 600 1 4 91,550 Mello Yello 500 4 9 25,400 1992 Coca-Cola 600 6 26 16,845 Mello Yello 500 2 7 32,500 1991 Coca-Cola 600 3 2 84,850 Mello Yello 500 5 38 6,615 1990 Coca-Cola 600 1 11 23,900 Mello Yello 500 4 35 12,365 1989 Coca-Cola 600 3 3 44,275 All Pro Parts 500 2 1 86,300 1988 Coca-Cola 600 19 6 23,900 Oakwood 500 7 7 16,300 1987 Coca-Cola 600 4 29 7,375 Oakwood 500 12 17 8,925 1986 Coca-Cola 600 27 23 8,705 Oakwood 500 26 28 5,415 1985 Coca-Cola 600 12 38 3,125 Miller 500 10 25 4,815 1984 Miller 500 31 26 3,550

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Earnings Spring 15 0 4 7 2 $604,745 Fall 16 1 2 5 0 $359,900 Totals: 31 1 6 12 2 $964,645

"M&M's" Racing Team 2000 Winston Cup Cumulative Results Date Race St. Fin. Earnings Status 2/20 Daytona International Speedway 23 9 $143,875 Running=09 2/27 North Carolina Speedway 36 13 $32,460 Running=09 3/5 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 34 16 $68,975 Running=09 3/12 Atlanta Motor Speedway 42 23 $29,125 Running=09 3/19 Darlington Raceway 36 22 $29,790 Running=09 3/26 Bristol Motor Speedway 25 26 $30,965 Running=09 4/2 Texas Motor Speedway 36 18 $68,800 Running=09 4/9 Martinsville Speedway 12 13 $31,650 Running=09 4/16 Talladega Superspeedway 40 36 $34,175 Accident=09 4/30 California Speedway 18 24 $41,475 Running=09 5/6 Richmond International Raceway 34 12 $41,525 Running=09

Totals: Starts Top 5 Top 10 Poles Outside Poles Money Won* 11 0 1 0 0 $603,736 *Includes non-points money

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