Ken Schrader Martinsville preview

Ken Schrader Said... "We drive some big, heavy cars for such a small track like Martinsville. But we always get real racy there and it is always a really good show. It's not one of my favorite races, however, in the spring we really did a great...

Ken Schrader Said... "We drive some big, heavy cars for such a small track like Martinsville. But we always get real racy there and it is always a really good show. It's not one of my favorite races, however, in the spring we really did a great job there and led some laps. We've got a really good car for this race because we're taking the "M&M's"® Pontiac we just finished 10th with at New Hampshire. I see us going back to Martinsville, qualifying better than 12th and leading some more laps."

Ken Schrader Information... * The "M&M's"® Pontiac that Ken Schrader will drive this weekend at Martinsville Speedway has accumulated quite a record so far in the 2000 season. This particular car has four previous starts including two each at Richmond and New Hampshire. Two weeks ago Schrader started ninth and finished 10th in the car, which also has a 12th-place finish and has qualified in the top 10 three times this season.

* Springtime in Martinsville was quite a pleasant time for the "M&M's"® Racing Team in 2000. When the Winston Cup Series made their last appearance at the half-mile flat track, the "M&M's"® Pontiac found itself leading the pack for 23 laps during the middle stages of the race. Schrader and the team were out of sync with the leaders on pit stops, which played into their favor when they took the lead on lap 302.

* The "M&M's"® Racing Team has a strong record at the .5-mile oval in southern Virginia. The team's Martinsville highlight was winning the pole position in the fall of 1998 and qualifying seventh in the spring of 1999. The "M&M's"® Team has made a total of seven starts at the track, collecting two top-10 finishes. Their strongest run to date was an eighth-place finish in 1998 after starting from the pole position.

{TTB} Ken Schrader's Career Winston Cup Statistics... Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Outside Poles Earnings

Totals 485 4 64 171 23 15 $15,257,253

Ken Schrader At Martinsville Speedway Year Race St Fin Earnings R ace St Fin Earnings 2000 Goody's 500 12 13 $31,650 1999 Goody's 500 6 9 40,650 NAPA 500 21 21 $34,400 1998 Goody's 500 6 10 41,500 Hanes 500 18 13 32,650 1997 Goody's 500 26 10 30,945 Hanes 500 9 9 25,345 1996 Goody's 500 6 7 26,295 Hanes 500 16 30 16,050 1995 Hanes 500 13 6 27,295 Goody's 500 15 32 11,450 1994 Hanes 500 17 31 10,575 Goody's 500 14 6 18,775 1993 Hanes 500 13 18 11,530 Goody's 500 12 13 12,125 1992 Hanes 500 18 7 17,700 Goody's 500 28 13 14,240 1991 Hanes 500 3 23 6,525 Goody's 500 9 9 10,700 1990 Hanes 500 6 6 12,875 Goody's 500 4 27 10,150 1989 Pannill 500 5 7 10,700 Goody's 500 21 10 11,700 1988 Pannill 500 7 10 10,650 Goody's 500 19 4 13,500 1987 Sovran 500 20 7 8,280 Goody's 500 11 12 5,230 1986 Sorvan 500 20 7 7,830 Goody's 500 20 7 7,830 1985 Sorvan 500 22 16 4,845 Goody's 500 16 26 2,665 Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Earnings

Spring 16 0 0 11 0 $299,845

Fall 15 0 1 6 0 $226,810

Totals: 31 0 1 17 0 $526,655

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Ken Schrader