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"M&M's"® Racing Team North Carolina Speedway Notes And Quotes

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"M&M's"® Racing Team North Carolina Speedway Highlights...

* Jerry Nadeau joined forces with the "M&M's"® Racing Team in September of this year at Bristol Motor Speedway. In eight starts together, the "M&M's"® Racing team has made five appearances at tracks one mile or less in length. The team's statistics look good heading into this weekend's Pop Secret 400 at the 1.017-mile North Carolina Speedway.

* The "M&M's"® Racing Team is looking for a little magic on the one-mile oval at North Carolina Speedway. The "M&M's"® Racing Team captured the outside pole position during its last outing at a one-mile track when the No. 36 "M&M's"® Pontiac posted the second fastest time at Dover Downs International on September 24.

* As the saying goes... 'To finish first, first you first must finish.' The "M&M's"® Racing Team has had no trouble finishing races on the series' shortest tracks. At their last five short track outings at Bristol, Richmond, Loudon, Dover and Martinsville, the "M&M's"® Racing Team and driver Jerry Nadeau have finished all but 12 of the 2100 laps possible. The "M&M's"® Racing Team has finished 99.1 percent of the possible laps at those five races.

* "M&M's"® Racing Team driver Jerry Nadeau participated in a two-day test at Talladega Superspeedway on Monday and Tuesday. Nadeau tested the 2000 Monte Carlo he will pilot with Hendrick Motorsports next year.

* Retired "M&M's"® Racing Team driver Ernie Irvan will be in Chicago on Friday, October 22, to take part in the awards presentations for the 1999 ARETE (Ah-ree-tee) Awards for Courage in Sports. Irvan, who was presented the ARETE Award in the professional division in 1995, and other ARETE alumnus will be on hand to present this year's awards as part of its 10th anniversary telecast. Irvan The telecast will air on ESPN in November.

"M&M's"® Racing Team At North Carolina Speedway Year Event St Fin Earnings 1997* Goodwrench 400 26 31 12,265 AC-Delco 400 14 20 19,175 1998^ Goodwrench 400 40 19 29,650 AC-Delco 400 37 37 21,200 1999^ K-Mart 400 34 29 32,675

Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles Earnings Spring 3 0 0 0 0 74,590 Fall 2 0 0 0 0 40,375 Total 5 0 0 0 0 114,965 Driver: *Derrike Cope; ^Ernie Irvan

"M&M's"® Racing Team 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 29 35 37,150 Running 6/13 Michigan Speedway 2 7 47,725 Running 6/20 Pocono Raceway 34 8 54,415 Running 6/27 Sears Point Raceway 40 30 35,070 Running 7/3 Daytona International Speedway 30 9 52,175 Running 7/11 New Hampshire Intl. Speedway 20 21 49,425 Running 7/25 Pocono Raceway 24 11 47,215 Running 8/7 Indianapolis Motor Speedway 40 24 98,510 Running 8/15 Watkins Glen International 36 41 28,895 Engine 8/22 Michigan Speedway** 15 40 27,620 Running 8/28 Bristol Motor Speedway^ 8 20 40,600 Running 9/5 Darlington Raceway^ 3 43 24,725 Accident 9/11 Richmond International Raceway^ 38 18 38,080 Running 9/19 New Hampshire Intl. Speedway^ 30 32 41,275 Running 9/26 Dover Downs^ 2 16 39,050 Running 10/ 3 Martinsville Speedway^ 42 26 31,650 Running 10/10 Charlotte Motor Speedway^ 10 34 27,070 Running 10/17 Talladega Superspeedway^ 24 40 39,175 Accident 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* 30 0 5 0 2 $1,383,020 *Includes non-points money **"M&M's"® Pontiac qualified and driven by Dick Trickle; ^"M&M's"® Pontiac qualified and driven by Jerry Nadeau

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Derrike Cope , Ernie Irvan , Dick Trickle , Jerry Nadeau
Teams Hendrick Motorsports