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CUP: Marlin Talks Logano-Hamlin, Gen 6 And More

Article by Greg PogueNestled into the rolling Maury County countryside an hour or so south of Nashville sits the Marlin family farm once owned by local racing legend Coo Coo Marlin.Two-time Daytona 500 winner and now retired NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Sterling Marlin, Coo Coo’s son, manages the nearly 850 acres, mostly raising beef cattle for selling at market.But there’s also a huge race shop where Marlin, 55, maintains a covey of race cars to be driven at Nashville’s Fairgrounds Speedway by him or his son, Steadman. In fact, Marlin won the Late Model race there on April 6. This coming despite Marlin revealing last year that he had Parkinsonism, a disease that mimics some symptoms of Parkinson’s disease but is manageable with medicine.In a NASCAR Cup Series career that spanned 33 years, the 1983 Winston (now Sprint) Cup Series Rookie of the Year ran 748 races, winning 10, including the Daytona 500 in both 1994 and ’95, making him one of only three to win the race in consecutive years. H...

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