Daytona: Jimmy Spencer, Ganassi Racing preview

Jimmy Spencer Target Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates EVENT: Shootout, Gatorade 125s, Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway DATES: Shootout: Sunday, Feb. 10 Gatorade 125s: Thursday, Feb. 14 Daytona 500: Sunday, Feb.

Jimmy Spencer
Target Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates

EVENT:
Shootout, Gatorade 125s, Daytona 500
Daytona International Speedway

DATES:
Shootout: Sunday, Feb. 10
Gatorade 125s: Thursday, Feb. 14
Daytona 500: Sunday, Feb. 17

BROADCAST:

Shootout–
TNT at 2:00 p.m.
MRN at 12:30 p.m.

Gatorade 125s–
TNT at 1:00 p.m.
MRN at 12:00 p.m.

Daytona 500–
NBC at 12:30 p.m.
MRN at 12:30 p.m.

FAST FACTS
Jimmy Spencer, driver, No. 41 Target Dodge Intrepid R/T

* Birthday: Spencer will celebrate his 45th birthday on February 15!

* Shootout: Spencer won two poles in 2001– Brickyard 400 and UAW-GM Quality 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway– earning him a spot in the 2002 Shootout. Spencer has raced in the event twice before (1995, 1998). His best start is 5th (1995) and his best finish is 4th (1998).

* Gatorade 125s: In 12 starts, Spencer has finished in the top-5 four times. His average start is 15th; his average finish is 11th.

* Daytona 500: Spencer has never finished in the top-10 in the Daytona 500. His best finish is 11th (1996); his best starting position is sixth (1990).

* Races won at Daytona: Pepsi 400 (1994) and Shootout Qualifier (1998)

* Spencer’s first Winston Cup victory was the 1994 Pepsi 400 at Daytona International Speedway.

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Jimmy Spencer , Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing , Chip Ganassi Racing