Sterling Marlin Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates EVENT: New Hampshire 300 New Hampshire International Speedway, 1.058-mile oval DATES: Qualifying: canceled. Starting lineup will be set according to the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup ...
Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates
New Hampshire 300 New Hampshire International Speedway, 1.058-mile oval
Qualifying: canceled. Starting lineup will be set according to the 2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series rulebook.
Race: Friday, November 23, 2001 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Television: NBC coverage begins at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Radio: MRN coverage begins at 12:00 p.m. (ET)
Sterling Marlin, driver, No. 40 Coors Light Dodge Intrepid R/T
* New Hampshire: Marlin’s best start and finish at New Hampshire came in 1993 when he started outside the pole and finished the event in sixth place; leading 123 laps of the race.
* Championship: Marlin is currently fourth in overall NASCAR Winston Cup Series championship points. He is 16 points out of third place and 42 points out of second. Statistically, if Marlin starts the New Hampshire race, the worst he could finish is fifth in points. Marlin has only one other career top-5 points finish. It came in 1995 when he finished third.
* 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, 11 top-5s and 18 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 New Hampshire International Speedway
DATE START FINISH
7/22/01 37 17
9/17/00 3 22
7/9/00 37 25
9/19/99 29 21
7/11/99 16 34
8/30/98 37 17
7/12/98 35 35
9/14/97 41 39
7/13/97 13 22
7/14/96 14 29
7/9/95 31 9
7/10/94 7 10
7/11/93 2 6