Standings after Talladega

Report from Motorsport News International Thanks to NASCAR Online 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After DieHard 500 Talladega Superspeedway Race No. 29/October 12, 1997 Official standings are announced by NASCAR on ...

Report from Motorsport News International

Thanks to NASCAR Online

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After DieHard 500 Talladega Superspeedway Race No. 29/October 12, 1997

Official standings are announced by NASCAR on Mondays after all decisions regarding the last race have been finalized.

Top Fifty Drivers

Pos Driver Sponsor Make Pts Sts Ws Tp Tp Winnings 5 10 1 Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes Chv 4321 29 10 21 22 4,089,042 2 Mark Martin Valvoline Frd 4211 29 4 15 21 1,751,174 3 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/Frd Crdt Frd 4166 29 6 17 20 2,267,777 4 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Frd 4041 29 3 13 18 1,761,309 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chv 3796 29 1 8 19 1,832,869 6 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chv 3794 29 0 6 14 1,547,844 7 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pon 3687 29 0 8 17 1,720,669 8 Bill Elliott McDonald's Frd 3536 29 0 5 14 1,297,662 9 Ted Musgrave The Family Channel/PR Frd 3322 29 0 5 8 1,055,969 10 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Frd 3242 29 1 7 11 1,372,630 11 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chv 3240 29 0 1 7 1,015,834 12 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pon 3235 29 0 0 6 1,034,224 13 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Frd 3217 29 0 3 8 880,864 14 Ernie Irvan Texaco/Havoline Frd 3214 29 1 5 13 1,396,759 15 Ricky Rudd Tide Frd 3180 29 2 6 11 1,773,965 16 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pon 3060 29 0 2 7 764,184 17 Bobby Hamilton STP Pon 2954 29 0 4 5 1,170,930 18 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chv 2853 27 0 3 6 1,047,970 19 Michael Waltrip Citgo Frd 2843 29 0 0 6 928,689 20 Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes Frd 2828 29 0 1 4 940,529 21 John Andretti RCA Frd 2806 29 1 3 3 1,043,230 22 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chv 2749 28 0 3 5 963,229 23 Geoff Bodine QVC Frd 2727 26 0 3 9 922,899 24 Ward Burton MBNA America Pon 2722 28 0 0 6 896,554 25 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chv 2696 28 0 1 4 870,824 26 Brett Bodine BDR Motorsports Frd 2612 29 0 0 2 888,749 27 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chv 2599 29 0 2 5 1,185,425 28 Derrike Cope Skittles Pon 2523 28 0 0 1 633,549 29 Rick Mast Remington Arms Frd 2404 26 0 0 2 761,314 30 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chv 2402 28 0 0 3 733,759 31 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chv 2382 27 0 0 1 658,174 32 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers/Simmons Frd 2310 25 0 1 1 585,024 33 Kenny Wallace Square D Frd 2279 28 0 0 2 857,951 34 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Frd 2262 27 0 0 1 758,134 35 Lake Speed Melling Auto Parts Frd 2052 22 0 0 0 660,454 36 Morgan Shepherd R+L Carriers Pon 1890 21 0 1 3 612,469 37 David Green Caterpillar Chv 1880 24 0 0 0 453,438 38 Chad Little John Deere Pon 1764 24 0 0 1 494,679 39 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chv 1495 20 0 1 1 622,439 40 Wally Dallenbach Jr First Union Chv 1368 20 0 0 1 428,754 41 Dave Marcis Real Tree Camouflage Chv 1344 18 0 0 0 415,819 42 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chv 1297 17 0 0 1 361,840 43 Robert Pressley Jasper Engines/FM Frd 811 12 0 0 0 223,713 44 Gary Bradberry Hanes Frd 791 14 0 0 0 219,505 45 Greg Sacks 632 10 0 0 0 286,419 46 Mike Wallace Spam Chv 541 7 0 0 0 159,303 47 Bobby Hillin Jr Hanes Frd 511 10 0 0 0 211,978 48 Lance Hooper R+L Carriers Pon 402 6 0 0 0 134,150 49 Billy Standridge 366 6 0 0 0 149,824 50 Todd Bodine Tabasco Pon 310 5 0 0 0 125,845

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