Dover: Sterling Marlin preview

Sterling Marlin Coors Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates ...

Sterling Marlin
Coors Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
#40 Coors Original Dodge Intrepid R/T


* Dover International Speedway: In 32 starts at Dover International Speedway, Marlin has two top-5s and 10 top-10s. He has no wins and no poles at the track. His best finish is fifth and happened twice (9/20/87 and 6/3/90); his best start is fifth (6/4/95). Marlin finished in the top-10 in both races at Dover in 2001.

* Coors Original paint scheme: The No. 40 Coors Original Dodge paint scheme will run at Dover. The paint scheme will also been seen at Michigan, Sonoma, Daytona, Pocono, Talladega, Martinsville, Atlanta and Phoenix. Coors Brewing Company has been a committed sponsor of NASCAR Winston Cup racing for nearly two decades and is looking forward the high profile exposure that the Coors Original paint scheme will provide with the 21+ male NASCAR enthusiast market. Coors Original, Coors Brewing Company's flagship beer, is currently aligned with several other partnerships including Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association and musicians Kid Rock and Toby Keith.

* Car: The Coors Original team will race car #109 in the MBNA Platinum 400. No. 109 is the same car that finished second at Rockingham and 19th at Bristol earlier this season.

* Points Race: Marlin remains first in championship points for the eleventh straight race (Rockingham to Charlotte). He is the only driver to rank in the top-10 in NASCAR Winston Cup championship points since the 2001 Daytona 500. Marlin has finished 19th or better in every points race this season.


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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Sterling Marlin , Chip Ganassi , Felix Sabates
Teams Chip Ganassi Racing