Talladega first round qualifying

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Qualifying Results Winston 500 Talladega Superspeedway Qualifying Round: 1 of 2 / April 25 Ps Car Name Sponsor ...

Report from Motorsport News International

NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Qualifying Results Winston 500 Talladega Superspeedway Qualifying Round: 1 of 2 / April 25

Ps Car Name                 Sponsor               Make      Time   Speed
1  98 John Andretti         RCA                   Ford      49.456 193.627
2  77 Bobby Hillin Jr       Jasper Engines/
                                 Federal Mogul    Ford      49.547 193.271
3  3  Dale Earnhardt        GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet 49.694 192.699
4  2  Rusty Wallace         Miller Lite           Ford      49.772 192.397
5  31 Mike Skinner          Lowe's                Chevrolet 49.786 192.343
6  33 Ken Schrader          Skoal Bandit          Chevrolet 49.799 192.293
7  28 Ernie Irvan           Texaco/Havoline       Ford      49.869 192.023
8  18 Bobby Labonte         Interstate Batteries  Pontiac   49.952 191.704
9  88 Dale Jarrett          Quality Care/
                                Ford Credit       Ford      49.986 191.574
10 94 Bill Elliott          McDonald's            Ford      50.008 191.489
11 24 Jeff Gordon           DuPont Refinishes     Chevrolet 50.057 191.302
12 36 Derrike Cope          Skittles              Pontiac   50.068 191.260
13 20 Greg Sacks            Hardees               Ford      50.088 191.184
14 9  Lake Speed            Melling Auto Parts    Ford      50.121 191.058
15 75 Rick Mast             Remington Arms        Ford      50.156 190.924
16 4  Sterling Marlin       Kodak Film            Chevrolet 50.186 190.810
17 30 Johnny Benson Jr      Pennzoil              Pontiac   50.217 190.692
18 6  Mark Martin           Valvoline             Ford      50.323 190.291
19 7  Geoff Bodine          QVC                   Ford      50.332 190.257
20 23 Jimmy Spencer         Camel Cigarettes      Ford      50.352 190.181
21 44 Kyle Petty            Hot Wheels            Pontiac   50.427 189.898
22 29 Robert Pressley       Cartoon Network       Chevrolet 50.448 189.819
23 8  Hut Stricklin         Circuit City          Ford      50.462 189.767
24 41 Steve Grissom         Kodiak                Chevrolet 50.489 189.665
25 22 Ward Burton           MBNA America          Pontiac   50.546 189.451

The first 25 are assured starting positions. The rest of the field will be set in second round qualifying.

26 90 Dick Trickle          Heilig-Meyers/Simmons Ford      50.557 189.410
27 46 Wally Dallenbach Jr   First Union           Chevrolet 50.584 189.309
28 21 Michael Waltrip       Citgo                 Ford      50.603 189.238
29 10 Ricky Rudd            Tide                  Ford      50.619 189.178
30 81 Kenny Wallace         Square D              Ford      50.627 189.148
31 11 Brett Bodine          Close Call Phone Card Ford      50.629 189.141
32 40 Robby Gordon          Coors Light           Chevrolet 50.643 189.088
33 25 Ricky Craven          Budweiser             Chevrolet 50.646 189.077
34 96 David Green           Caterpillar           Chevrolet 50.657 189.036
35 43 Bobby Hamilton        STP                   Pontiac   50.672 188.980
36 5  Terry Labonte         Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chevrolet 50.681 188.947
37 71 Dave Marcis           Real Tree Camouflage  Chevrolet 50.729 188.768
38 16 Ted Musgrave          The Family Channel/
                                     PRIMESTAR    Ford      50.759 188.656
39 97 Chad Little           John Deere            Pontiac   50.760 188.652
40 19 Gary Bradberry        Child Support 
                           Recovery International Ford      50.790 188.541
41 42 Joe Nemechek           BellSouth Mobility   Chevrolet 50.807 188.478
42 17 Darrell Waltrip        Parts America        Chevrolet 50.841 188.352
43 73 Phil Barkdoll          X1-R                 Chevrolet 50.987 187.812
44 99 Jeff Burton            Exide Batteries      Ford      51.037 187.629
45 37 Jeremy Mayfield        Kmart/RC Cola        Ford      51.137 187.262
46 78 Billy Standridge       Hanes/Diamond Rio    Ford      51.381 186.371
47 1  Morgan Shepherd        Cruisin' America 
                                   Phone Card     Pontiac   51.449 186.126
48 95 Ed Berrier             Shoney's Inn/
                               Feed the Children  Ford      51.592 185.610
49 91 Mike Wallace           Spam                 Chevrolet 52.031 184.044

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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 , Sterling Marlin , Robby Gordon , Mike Wallace , Hut Stricklin , Robert Pressley , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , David Green , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Ed Berrier , Steve Grissom , Gary Bradberry , Morgan Shepherd , Greg Sacks , Mark Martin