Dodge Dover chassis notes

BILL ELLIOTT (No. 9 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T) Elliott, a four-time winner at Dover Downs, will race chassis No. 42 at Dover. It’s the same chassis that carried him to a 17th-place finish at Bristol earlier this season. Elliott...

BILL ELLIOTT (No. 9 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Elliott, a four-time winner at Dover Downs, will race chassis No. 42 at Dover. It’s the same chassis that carried him to a 17th-place finish at Bristol earlier this season. Elliott qualified second and finished 12th last June at Dover. He finished 26th last week at Charlotte and ranks 16th in the NASCAR Winston Cup Standings (NWCS). In 35 career starts at Dover, Elliott has 11 top fives and 18 top 10s.

JOHN ANDRETTI (No. 43 Cheerios Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Andretti will race his Martinsville chassis at Dover. He finished 35th at Martinsville. Andretti qualified 33rd and finished 13th last June at Dover and currently ranks 32nd in the NWCS.

WARD BURTON (No. 22 Caterpillar Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Burton finished 12th and fifth earlier this season with chassis No. 40, and that’s the one he’ll race Sunday at Dover. Fresh off a ninth-place finish in the Coca-Cola 600, Burton qualified 23rd and finished eighth last June at Dover. He ranks 19th in the NWCS.

CASEY ATWOOD (No. 19 Dodge Dealers Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Atwood, a Raybestos Rookie of the Year contender, will race chassis No. 25 at Dover. He finished 20th with it earlier this year at Bristol, the highest finishing rookie in that race. Atwood ranks fourth in the rookie race after his 42nd-place finish last week at Charlotte.

KYLE PETTY (No. 45 Sprint Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Petty will race his Bristol chassis at Dover. Petty qualified seventh at Bristol but finished 41st after exiting early with engine problems. In 37 career starts at the Monster Mile, Petty has a victory, seven top fives and 13 top 10s. Petty ranks 44th in the NWCS.

STACY COMPTON (No. 92 Kodiak Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Compton will race a brand new Dodge Intrepid R/T chassis at Dover. As a rookie last year, Compton qualified 21st and finished 30th in the June race at the Monster Mile. Compton finished 34th last week at Charlotte and ranks 31st in the NWCS.

JASON LEFFLER (No. 01 Cingular Wireless Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Leffler will race chassis No. 108 at Dover. The only other action it’s seen this season was in The Winston Open. Leffler ranks fifth in the Raybestos rookie of the year standings and 38th in the NWCS.

BUCKSHOT JONES (No. 44 Georgia Pacific Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Jones will race chassis No. 2012 at Dover. He finished 38th with it earlier this season at Martinsville. Jones has made two career starts at Dover and finished eighth in the 1999 June race. Fresh off a 27th-place finish at Charlotte after qualifying 13th, Jones ranks 39th in the NWCS.

DAVE BLANEY (No. 93 BP/Amoco Ultimate Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Blaney will race the same chassis used earlier this season at Rockingham, Darlington and Bristol with finishes of ninth, 22nd and 29th, respectively. Blaney finished 25th last June as a rookie at Dover and 33rd last week at Charlotte. He ranks 29th in the NWCS.

STERLING MARLIN (No. 40 Coors Light Dodge Intrepid R/T)
Marlin will race his Rockingham and Bristol chassis at Dover. He finished eighth at Rockingham and 12th at Bristol. Marlin qualified 25th and finished 31st last June at Dover. In 30 career starts at the Monster Mile, Marlin has two top fives and eight top 10s. He finished 15th last week at Charlotte and dropped to seventh in the NWCS.

-Mopar

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