Dover "M&M's"(R) Racing Team Notes

"M&M's" Chocolate Candies Fascinating Fact... If the 124 billion "M&M's" Chocolate Candies produced each year were laid side by side they would circle the earth more than 48 times. Ernie Irvan's Dover Downs International Highlights... * ...

"M&M's" Chocolate Candies Fascinating Fact... If the 124 billion "M&M's" Chocolate Candies produced each year were laid side by side they would circle the earth more than 48 times.

Ernie Irvan's Dover Downs International Highlights...

* "M&M's" Racing Team driver Ernie Irvan has two pole positions at Dover Downs International Speedway. Irvan picked up his first pole position in June of 1993 and followed up that performance in June of the following year with another top starting spot.

* The "M&M's" Racing Team has a solid shot at finishing in the top 10at Dover Downs. Irvan has three top-10 finishes in his last three starts at the 'Monster Mile,' including two with the "M&M's" Racing Team. Irvan finished ninth in the fall of 1997, ninth in the spring of 1998 and eighth in the fall of last year. He has a total of eight top-10 finishes at the track, including four top fives in the spring.

* Spring has been Irvan's season to shine at the high-banked, concrete oval. All four of Irvan's top-five finishes came in the spring, as well as two top-10 performances.

* "M&M's" driver Ernie Irvan had his best performance at Dover in the spring of 1994 when he started first and finished second in the 500-lap event.

Ernie Irvan's thoughts on racing at Dover Downs International... "Dover Downs is a tough race track. The track didn't get the nickname 'The Monster Mile' by chance. But the "M&M's" Pontiac is going to be ready. Every time we go there we know it is 400 miles of tight racing. It takes a lot of concentration to race at Dover because it is a lot like a big Bristol with its banked turns and straight a ways. For the last couple of years Dover has been a great place for me. I think I have three straight top-10 finishes, including one with the "M&M's" Team."

Ernie Irvan at Dover Downs International Year Event St Fin Earnings 1988 Budweiser 500 34 26 2,000 Delaware 500 35 13 5,625 1989 Budweiser 500 23 17 3,850 Peak Antifreeze 24 33 2,600 1990 Budweiser 500 11 7 11,325 Peak Antifreeze 500 4 26 6,000 1991 Budweiser 500 6 4 21,750 Peak Antifreeze 500 5 28 11,100 1992 Budweiser 500 9 4 29,445 Peak Antifreeze 500 19 11 16,905 1993 Budweiser 500 1 32 22,840 Splitfire 500 2 26 19,105 1994 Budweiser 500 1 2 54,830 1996 Miller 500 21 4 42,440 MBNA 500 19 36 29,205 1997 Miller 500 10 30 35,940 MBNA 400 31 9 32,340 1998 MBNA 400 8 9 35,130 MBNA Gold 400 23 8 34,440

        Starts        Wins        Top Five        Top 10        Poles         Earnings
Spring        10        0        4                6        2        259,550
Fall        9        0        0                2        0        157,320
Total        19        0        4                8        2        416,870

Ernie Irvan's 1999 Winston Cup Cumulative Results Date Race St. Fin. Earnings Status 2/14 Daytona International Speedway 31 14 $123,584 Running 2/21 North Carolina Speedway 34 29 32,675 Running 3/7 Las Vegas Motor Speedway 40 6 95,075 Running 3/14 Atlanta Motor Speedway 21 7 40,220 Running 3/21 Darlington Raceway 37 24 32,235 Running 3/28 Texas Motor Speedway 22 37 45,950 Engine 4/11 Bristol Motor Speedway 41 43 32,161 Handling 4/18 Martinsville Speedway 7 22 34,150 Running 4/25 Talladega Superspeedway 19 40 36,050 Accident 5/2 California Speedway 26 35 43,650 Running 5/15 Richmond International Raceway 25 33 31,475 Running

5/30         Charlotte Motor Speedway        20        36        37,500        Engine
6/ 6         Dover Downs         
6/13         Michigan Speedway         
6/20         Pocono Raceway         
6/27         Sears Point Raceway         
7/3        Daytona International Speedway         
7/11         New Hampshire Intl. Speedway         
7/25        Pocono Raceway         
8/7         Indianapolis Motor Speedway         
8/15         Watkins Glen International         
8/22         Michigan Speedway         
8/28         Bristol Motor Speedway        
9/5         Darlington Raceway         
9/11         Richmond International Raceway        
9/19         New Hampshire Intl. Speedway         
9/26         Dover Downs         
10/ 3         Martinsville Speedway         
10/10         Charlotte Motor Speedway         
10/17         Talladega Superspeedway         
10/24         North Carolina Motor Speedway         
11/7         Phoenix International Raceway         
11/14         Homestead Motorsports Complex         
11/ 21         Atlanta Motor Speedway
Totals:        Starts        Top 5        Top 10        Poles        Outside Poles        Money Won*
        12        0        2        0        0                $625,225

*Includes non-points money

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