Charlotte: Sterling Marlin preview

Sterling Marlin, No. 40 Coors Light Dodge No. 40 TEAM FACTS: * Chassis: After getting caught up in a wreck last weekend during the All-Star race in the car for this week's race, Marlin and the Coors Light crew will bring chassis ...

Sterling Marlin, No. 40 Coors Light Dodge

No. 40 TEAM FACTS:

* Chassis: After getting caught up in a wreck last weekend during the All-Star race in the car for this week's race, Marlin and the Coors Light crew will bring chassis #203 to Lowe's for the Coca-Cola 600. This car is the same car that Marlin won the fall race at Lowe's in 2001 and teammate Jamie McMurray won in the fall race of 2002.

* Academy of Country Music: Marlin will be presenting at the ACM Awards on Wednesday night in Las Vegas. The show will be broadcast on CBS at 8:00 p.m.

* Marines Paint Scheme: The Coors Light Dodge will be sporting a Marines paint scheme this weekend at the Coca-Cola 600. This is the first of four races that the Coors Light Dodge will be featuring the Marines paint scheme.

* Top Finishes: Marlin has posted three top-10 and two top-five finishes in 10 races this season.

* Spring Racing in Charlotte: Marlin has had 23 spring starts at Lowe's Motor Speedway. He has had two top-five and six top-10 finishes in the spring races.

* NASCAR NEXTEL Cup points standings: Marlin sits 15th in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup points standings, just 147 points out of 10th place.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Sterling Marlin , Jamie McMurray