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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results DieHard 500 Talladega Superspeedway Race No. 29/October 12 Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Lap...

Report from Motorsport News International

NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results DieHard 500 Talladega Superspeedway

Race No. 29/October 12

Pos Car Name           Sponsor             Make Lap Pts Bs Money   Status
1  5   Terry Labonte   Kellogg's            Chv 188 185 10 116,725 Running
2  18  Bobby Labonte   Interstate Batteries Pon 188 175 5  76,670  Running
3  98  John Andretti   RCA                  Frd 188 170 5  58,530  Running
4  33  Ken Schrader    Skoal Bandit         Chv 188 165 5  53,715  Running
5  28  Ernie Irvan     Texaco Havoline      Frd 188 160 5  57,275  Running
6  25  Ricky Craven    Budweiser            Chv 188 150    41,500  Running
7  44  Kyle Petty      Hot Wheels           Pon 188 146    32,700  Running
8  7   Geoff Bodine    QVC                  Frd 188 147 5  38,050  Running
9  75  Rick Mast       Remington Arms/Stren Frd 188 138    36,920  Running
10 2   Rusty Wallace   Miller Lite          Frd 188 139 5  42,900  Running
11 16  Ted Musgrave    Family Channel/PRIME Frd 188 130    38,080  Running
12 1   Morgan Shepherd R+L Carriers         Pon 188 127    35,025  Running
13 94  Bill Elliott    McDonalds            Frd 188 124    35,280  Running
14 99  Jeff Burton     Exide Batteries      Frd 188 121    39,410  Running
15 81  Kenny Wallace   Square D             Frd 188 118    36,760  Running
16 96  David Green     Caterpillar          Chv 188 115    28,600  Running
17 91  Kevin Lepage    Pionite              Chv 188 112    23,835  Running
18 36  Derrike Cope    Skittles             Pon 188 109    27,280  Running
19 30  Johnny Benson   Pennzoil             Pon 187 106    33,950  Running
20 43  Bobby Hamilton  STP                  Pon 187 103    39,460  Running
21 88  Dale Jarrett    Quality Care/Ford Cd Frd 187 105 5  39,930  Running
22 11  Brett Bodine    BDR Motorsports      Frd 187 97     33,300  Running
23 90  Dick Trickle    Heilig-Meyers/Simmon Frd 187 94     26,290  Running
24 23  Jimmy Spencer   Camel                Frd 187 96  5  32,940  Running
25 71  Dave Marcis     Realtree             Chv 187 88     22,460  Running
26 37  Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola        Frd 184 85     25,360  Handling
27 77  Robert Pressley Jasper Eng/Fed Mogul Frd 178 82     22,240  Running
28 21  Michael Waltrip Citgo                Frd 172 79     32,170  Running
29 3   Dale Earnhardt  GM Goodwrench Svc Pl Chv 167 81  5  48,500  Running
30 6   Mark Martin     Valvoline            Frd 167 78  5  37,030  Running
31 42  Joe Nemechek    BellSouth            Chv 165 70     24,440  Running
32 41  Steve Grissom   Kodiak               Chv 163 67     28,870  Running
33 31  Mike Skinner    Lowe's               Chv 159 69  5  21,790  Running
34 10  Ricky Rudd      Tide                 Frd 153 61     36,745  Running
35 24  Jeff Gordon     Dupont Auto Refinish Chv 153 63  5  38,915  Running
36 9   Lake Speed      Melling Engines      Frd 153 55     21,670  Running
37 17  Darrell Waltrip Parts America        Chv 147 52     28,660  Accident
38 4   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film           Chv 139 54  5  37,500  Accident
39 40  Greg Sacks      Coors Light          Chv 139 51  5  28,500  Accident
40 97  Chad Little     John Deere           Pon 139 43     21,525  Accident
41 46  Wally Dallenbach First Union         Chv 99 45   5  21,500  Accident
42 47  Billy Standridge Jayski's            Frd 51 37      21,500  Oil Cooler

Margin of Victory: .146 second Time of Race: 3 hours: 11 minutes: 36 seconds Average Speed: 156.601 mph Lead Changes: 32 among 16 drivers Cautions: 4 for 22 laps Unocal 76 Challenge ($22,800): Unclaimed $30,400 at North Carolina Motor Speedway,October 26 NASCAR Winston Cup Leader Bonus ($40,000): Unclaimed $50,000 at North Carolina Motor Speedway Gatorade Front Runner ($10,000): Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet MCI Fast Pace Award ($5,000): Ernie Irvan Texaco/Havoline Ford Lap 5 49.408 sec. 193.815 mph RCA Pit Strategy Award ($5,000): Randy Dorton, crew chief Kellogg's Chevrolet Opryland Great Entertainment Award ($4,000): Terry and Bobby Labonte Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award ($3,000): Randy Dorton, crew chief Kellogg's Chevrolet True Value Man of the Race ($2,000): Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet Western Auto Mechanic of the Race ($2,000): Andy Petree, crew chief Skoal Chevrolet Exide All Charged Up Award ($2,000): Ted Musgrave Family Channel/Primestar Ford Raybestos Top-Stopper Award ($2,000): Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet Goody's Headache Award ($1,500): Sterling Marlin Kodak Chevrolet NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Race ($1,000): David Green Caterpillar Chevrolet Unofficial NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year Standings: Mike Skinner 214 Robby Gordon 181 David Green 180 Jeff Green 159

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