BUSCH: Tim Fedewa hopes Charlotte will continue streak

After Tim Fedewa and the Stanley Racing team pulled off a rare double-double two weeks ago in New Hampshire capturing the pole and the win, the No. 36 team has the momentum to continue their winning streak in Charlotte. It was Fedewa's ...

After Tim Fedewa and the Stanley Racing team pulled off a rare double-double two weeks ago in New Hampshire capturing the pole and the win, the No. 36 team has the momentum to continue their winning streak in Charlotte. It was Fedewa's first win since 1998, and a huge boost to a team that had encountered bad luck earlier in the season.

"To pull off a double-double in this series is awful tough," Fedewa said. "Last weekend was a perfect weekend for us performance wise. We won the pole, we led the most laps, we led at halfway and we won the race. The Stanley team knew we were a team that could win races. Now, we just need to keep our focus and build some consistency."

The car unloaded by the Stanley team this weekend is the same 2000 Monte Carlo that the team used in Atlanta earlier this year.

"They had the car running pretty good in Atlanta, but they got tangled up in an accident right before the rain," said crew chief Billy Nacewicz. "We got the car running pretty good when we tested in Charlotte, and we found some things out that will hopefully help us out this weekend."

Although Fedewa loves racing in front of family and friends at Lowe's Motor Speedway, he admits that the 1.5-mile is one of the most difficult tracks on the circuit for him. Fedewa has finished a career best 13th place in Charlotte three different times.

"Charlotte has always been one of my toughest tracks, but I look forward to going there every year," Fedewa said. "We tested there earlier this month and ran lap after lap trying to get our qualifying set-up perfect. We ran well, and I'm confident we'll have a strong run at home. I would love to see the Stanley team come out of there with a top-10 finish."

Don't forget to pick up an entry form for the "Who Wants To Be A Tool Winner?" Stanley Tools Sweepstakes 2000. Guess where Fedewa and the No. 36 Stanley team will finish this weekend at Lowe's Motor Speedway and go home with a shiny, new Stanley tool.

(TB) TIM FEDEWA CUMULATIVE NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RECORD Starts Wins Top Fives Top 10s Poles Career Earnings 210 4 19 49 4 $2,068,440

LOWE'S MOTOR SPEEDWAY CAREER RESULTS Year Date St. Fin. $ Won Date St. Fin. $ Won 1999 5/29 24 38 $10,935 10/9 42 26 $11,480 1998 5/23 21 18 $9,150 10/3 21 30 $13,675 1997 5/24 14 35 $4,467 10/4 31 27 $7,123 1996 5/25 22 17 $4,750 10/5 38 17 $6,950 1995 5/27 19 19 $4,299 10/7 2 13 $7,569 1994 5/28 32 13 $6,881 10/8 39 13 $8,385 1993 10/9 15 25 $4,288

        Starts  Wins    Top 5's Top 10's Poles  Earnings
Spring  6       0       0       0        0      $40,482         
Fall    7       0       0       0        0      $59,470         
TOTAL   13      0       0       0        0      $99,952         

TIM FEDEWA 2000 NASCAR BUSCH SERIES RESULTS Date Location St Fin LC/TL Earnings Status 2/19 Daytona Beach, Fla. 15 24 114/120 $24,175 Running 2/26 Rockingham, N.C. 32 39 190/197 $10,725 Accident 3/ 4 Las Vegas, Nev. 18 20 198/200 $19,305 Running 3/11 Hampton, Ga. 41 40 87/203 $8,725 Accident 3/18 Darlington, S.C. 27 11 147/147 $12,760 Running 3/25 Bristol, Tenn. 41 28 226/250 $9,680 Running 4/1 Fort Worth, Texas 15 41 118/200 $15,300 Accident 4/8 Nashville, Tenn. 2 11 320/320 $10,065 Running 4/15 Talladega, Ala. 22 31 82/113 $14,575 Accident 4/29 Fontana, Calif. DNQ 5/5 Richmond, Va. 3 20 250/250 $10,340 Running 5/13 Loudon, N.H. 1 1 200/200 $42,060 Running

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