The Tennessee campaigner found his greatest success on NASCAR‘s superspeedways, netting his first two Cup Series wins in the Daytona 500 in 1994-95.
In total, Marlin gathered 10 wins at some of stock-car racing‘s fastest and most historic tracks, adding two wins each at Talladega and Darlington. He was also known for his longevity, making 748 Cup starts in 33 seasons.
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Got a call from Mike Helton this afternoon damn sure appreciate this honor. There‘s a lot of great drivers in that group. Proud to be one of them.
— Sterling Marlin (@SMR_114) April 18, 2023