Sterling Marlin Coors Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates ...
Coors Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates
#40 Coors Original Dodge Intrepid R/T
Pre-Race Report: Sears Point
Dodge/Save Mart 350 (race #16 of 36)
Sears Point Raceway, 2-mile road course
Qualifying: Friday, June 21 2:05 p.m.
Race: Sunday, June 23 at 12 p.m. PT
Television: FOX pre-race show begins at 11:30
Radio: PRN race coverage begins at 11:30 Race begins at 12
COORS ORIGINAL TEAM FACTS
Sears Point Raceway: In 13 career starts at Sears Point, Marlin has one top-5 and four top-10 finishes. His best start and best finish came in the 6/25/2000 race when he started sixth and finished in second place.
Car: The Coors Original team will take car #121 to Sears Point. Car #121 tested at VIR June 4th and 5th. Car #121 was a back-up car in both of the road course races in 2001 but it has never competed in a race.
Points Race: Marlin remains first in championship points for the 14th straight race (Rockingham to Michigan). 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 21st or better in every points race this season.
Coors Original paint scheme: The No. 40 Coors Original Dodge paint scheme will run at Sears Point this weekend. 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.