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"M&M's" Racing Team Phoenix Int'l Raceway Notes And Quotes Red's Ultimate "M&M's" Cookies... 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened cup granulated sugar cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 ...

"M&M's" Racing Team Phoenix Int'l Raceway Notes And Quotes

Red's Ultimate "M&M's" Cookies... 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened cup granulated sugar cup firmly packed light brown sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 12-ounce package "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits 1/8 teaspoon salt cup chopped nuts (optional) teaspoonbaking soda

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy; beat in egg and vanilla. In medium bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt; blend into creamed mixture. Stir in "M&M's" Chocolate Mini Baking Bits and nuts, if using. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls about two inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and centers are still soft. Do not overbake. Cool one minute on cookie sheets; cool completely on wire racks. Store in tightly covered container. Makes about three dozen cookies.

"M&M's" Racing Team Phoenix International Raceway Highlights...

* Retired "M&M's" Racing Team driver Ernie Irvan hit the talk show circuit on Tuesday, November 2, with a trip to The Maury Povich Show. Irvan was part of a show titled "Maury Makes Kids Wishes Come True," which is set to air in mid-December. Irvan, along with Povich, presented a hard working father of six (including nine-month-old quadruplets) with a trip to the Richard Petty driving experience in Orlando as well as an "M&M's" Racing Team goody bag.

* There will be two "M&M's" Pontiacs in action during the race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. Not only will the "M&M's" Pontiac run the Dura-Lube 500 on Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, it is also on display as part of the new PIR ticket office and retail store, the PIR Race Shop. The "M&M's" Racing Team donated the No. 36 Pontiac to the track for display in their new facility.

* The "M&M's" Racing Team has two previous starts at Phoenix International Raceway. The team enjoyed their best performance at the track in its debut at the one-mile facility when the No. 36 Pontiac qualified 16th and went on to finish 16th.

"M&M's" Racing Team At Phoenix International Raceway Year Event St Fin Earnings

1997*           Dura Lube 500   16      16      16,580
1998^           Dura Lube 500   41      30      24,920

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Earnings Total 2 0 0 0 0 41,500 Driver: *Derrike Cope; ^Ricky Craven

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Derrike Cope , Ernie Irvan , Ricky Craven , Richard Petty