AutoRacing1 2000 Winston Cup Report Card



Car #2
Sponsor Miller Lite
Model Ford Taurus
Owner Roger Penske
Crew Chief Robin Pemberton
1999 Winston Cup Points:         4155 1999 Winston Cup Place:  8th
2000 Winston Cup Points:         4544 2000 Winston Cup Place:  7th
Differential: + 389 Differential: + 1
Positives: Rusty obtained 4 wins and an incredible 9 poles for Penske South, while leading more laps than any other driver.  He led 21 races, and led the most laps in 6 races.
Negatives:  Had 3 DNF's, placed out of the top-ten in 14 races, and finished 26th at Sears Point after grabbing the pole.
Comments: The "Pole Man" had another solid year and joined his Penske stable mates in leading the most laps (2000) by any owner.  His 4 wins tied for 2nd most with B. Labonte and J. Burton.  Miller Lite remains as primary sponsor in conjunction with Amtrak as a new associate sponsor.
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