Sterling Marlin

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Sterling Marlin
Marlin in 1996
BornSterling Burton Marlin
(1957-06-30) June 30, 1957 (age 64)
Columbia, Tennessee
Achievements1994, 1995 Daytona 500 winner
1996 Winston 500 winner
1980–1982 Nashville Speedway USA Track Champion
Awards1983 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year
1995, 1996 Tennessee Professional Athlete of the Year
2002 Tennessee Professional Athlete of the Year Nominee
Fairgrounds Speedway Hall of Fame Inductee (2009)
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
748 races run over 33 years
Best finish3rd (1995, 2001)
First race1976 Music City USA 420 (Nashville)
Last race2009 Tums Fast Relief 500 (Martinsville)
First win1994 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
Last win2002 Carolina Dodge Dealers 400 (Darlington)
Wins Top tens Poles
10 216 11
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
77 races run over 17 years
Best finish29th (2005)
First race1986 Winn-Dixie 300 (Charlotte)
Last race2008 Pepsi 300 (Nashville)
First win1990 All Pro 300 (Charlotte)
Last win2000 Cheez-It 250 (Bristol)
Wins Top tens Poles
2 22 1

Sterling Burton Marlin (born June 30, 1957) is an American former stock car racing driver. He formerly competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He won the Daytona 500 in 1994 and 1995. He is the son of late NASCAR driver Coo Coo Marlin.

In October 2012, Marlin was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Press Box: Former NASCAR driver Sterling Marlin has Parkinsonism". Yahoo! Sports. 2012-10-29. Archived from the original on 2015-01-05. Retrieved 2012-10-29.

Other websites[change | change source]