Sterling Marlin Homestead prerace report

Sterling Marlin Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates EVENT: Pennzoil 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1.5-mile oval DATES: Qualifying: Friday, November 9, 3:05 p.m. (ET) Race: Sunday, November 11, 12:30 p.m. (ET) BROADCAST: Television: NBC ...

Sterling Marlin
Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates

EVENT: Pennzoil 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway, 1.5-mile oval

DATES:
Qualifying: Friday, November 9, 3:05 p.m. (ET)
Race: Sunday, November 11, 12:30 p.m. (ET)

BROADCAST:
Television: NBC coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. (ET)
Radio: MRN coverage begins at 12:30 p.m. (ET)

FAST FACTS

Sterling Marlin, driver, No. 40 Coors Light Dodge Intrepid R/T

* Homestead-Miami: Marlin has finished 17th or worse in his two career starts at Homestead.

* KISS: The No. 40 Coors Light Dodge will sport a KISS paint scheme for the Pennzoil 400.

* Championship: Marlin is currently fifth in overall NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship points. His highest championship finish ever is third (1995) when he won three races and scored nine top-5 finishes.

* Marlin is the only driver to remain in the top-10 in NASCAR Winston Cup championship points all season.

* Dominant Dodge: Marlin has lead the way for Dodge all season. He has two wins, nine top-5s and 17 top-10s. Marlin gave Dodge their first 2001 win in the Pepsi 400 at Michigan Speedway and their third win in the UAW-GM Quality 500 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.

Marlin Career Stats at Homestead-Miami Speedway
DATE START FINISH
11/12/00 15 26
11/14/99 26 17

Sterling Marlin, driver, No. 40 Coors Light Dodge Intrepid R/T:

“ Homestead is a tough track to pass on and it’s tough to get the car handling real good– you’re either too tight or too loose. We seemed to get a pretty good combination when we tested so I think we’ll be ok.”

-CGR-

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