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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results Miller 400 Michigan Speedway Race 14 / June 15 Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Laps Points ...

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NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results Miller 400 Michigan Speedway

Race 14 / June 15

Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Laps Points Bonus Money Status 1 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Frd 200 180 5 $93,830 Running 2 94 Bill Elliott McDonalds Frd 200 175 5 73,830 Running 3 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Frd 200 170 5 48,805 Running 4 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel/PRIME Frd 200 170 10 47,200 Running 5 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Auto Refinish Chv 200 155 47,425 Running 6 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/Ford Cd Frd 200 150 46,525 Running 7 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Chv 200 146 41,375 Running 8 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pon 200 142 28,475 Running 9 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pon 200 143 5 36,125 Running 10 30 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pon 200 134 33,625 Running 11 9 Lake Speed Save Time Mobil Frd 200 130 23,975 Running 12 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Frd 200 132 5 23,400 Running 13 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Frd 200 124 33,750 Running 14 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Frd 200 126 5 33,300 Running 15 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Frd 200 118 26,750 Running 16 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Frd 200 115 28,525 Running 17 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chv 200 117 5 33,650 Running 18 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chv 200 114 5 33,365 Running 19 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Crd Frd 199 106 27,550 Running 20 46 Wally Dallenbach First Union Chv 199 103 16,635 Running 21 27 Rick Wilson David Bear Mtrsports Frd 199 100 16,415 Running 22 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Frd 199 97 26,900 Running 23 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers/Simmon Frd 199 94 19,665 Running 24 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chv 199 96 5 26,455 Running 25 97 Chad Little John Deere Pon 198 88 19,220 Running 26 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pon 198 85 18,960 Running 27 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chv 198 82 25,800 Running 28 96 David Green (R) Caterpillar Chv 198 79 15,640 Running 29 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Frd 197 81 5 32,505 Running 30 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms/Stren Frd 197 73 25,440 Running 31 29 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chv 197 70 18,310 Running 32 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pon 197 67 30,240 Running 33 78 Billy Standridge Hanes Racing Frd 195 64 15,135 Running 34 71 Dave Marcis Realtree Chv 189 61 17,565 Running 35 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pon 188 58 21,995 Running 36 1 Jerry Nadeau R+L Carriers Pon 186 55 21,950 Running 37 98 John Andretti RCA Frd 174 52 21,890 Running 38 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chv 162 49 21,780 Running 39 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chv 135 46 37,880 Can't improve position 40 7 Geoff Bodine QVC Frd 121 43 21,780 Engine 41 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chv 69 40 15,780 Engine 42 31 Mike Skinner(R) Lowe's Chv 8 37 21,780 Accident 43 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Frd 1 34 21,780 Engine

Margin of Victory: 2.964 seconds Time of Race: 2 hours, 36 minutes, 31 seconds Average Speed: 153.321 mph Lead Changes: 26 among 11 drivers Cautions: 3 for 18 laps Unocal 76 Challenge Bonus ($22,800): Unclaimed $30,400 at California June 22 NASCAR Winston Cup Leader bonus ($10,000): Unclaimed $20,000 at California Gatorade Front Runner Award ($10,000): Bill Elliott - McDonald's Ford MCI Fast Pace Award ($5,000): Ricky Craven Budweiser Chevrolet lap 2 179.082 mph RCA Pit Strategy Award ($5,000): Ryan Pemberton, crew chief Skittles Pontiac Opryland Great Entertainment Award ($4,000): Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award ($3,000): Marc Reno, crew chief Texaco/Havoline Ford True Value Man of the Race ($2,000): Ernie Irvan Texaco/Havoline Ford Western Auto Mechanic of the Race ($2,000): Mike Beam, crew chief McDonald's Ford Exide All Charged up Award ($2,000): Derrike Cope Skittles Pontiac Raybestos Top-Stopper Award ($2,000): Ernie Irvan Goody's Headache Award ($1,500): Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Race ($1,000): David Green Caterpillar Chevrolet NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year Unofficial point standings: Mike Skinner 158 Robby Gordon 107 David Green 107 Jeff Green 29

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , John Andretti , Brett Bodine , Jeff Burton , Ward Burton , Derrike Cope , Wally Dallenbach , Bill Elliott , Jeff Gordon , Bobby Hamilton , Ernie Irvan , Dale Jarrett , Darrell Waltrip , Bobby Labonte , Terry Labonte , Jeremy Mayfield , Dick Trickle , Rusty Wallace , Michael Waltrip , Mike Skinner , Kyle Petty , Ken Schrader , Jimmy Spencer , Joe Nemechek , Kenny Wallace , Jeff Green , Sterling Marlin , Robby Gordon , Jerry Nadeau , Hut Stricklin , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , David Green , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Steve Grissom , Mark Martin