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Subject: NASCAR: Starting grid Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Starting Lineup Interstate Batteries 500 Texas Motor Speedway Race 6 / ...

Subject: NASCAR: Starting grid

Report from Motorsport News International

NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series

Official Starting Lineup Interstate Batteries 500 Texas Motor Speedway Race 6 / April 6

Pos No. Driver Sponsor Make 1 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/ Ford Credit Ford 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet 3 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chevrolet 4 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 5 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 6 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Ford 7 7 Geoff Bodine QVC Ford 8 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford 9 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 10 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco/Havoline Ford 11 16 Ted Musgrave The Family Channel/ PRIMESTAR Ford 12 30 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pontiac 13 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pontiac 14 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chevrolet 15 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chevrolet 16 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford 17 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac 18 25 Todd Bodine Budweiser Chevrolet 19 1 Morgan Shepherd Delco Remy America Pontiac 20 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Ford 21 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Ford 22 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevrolet 23 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac 24 9 Lake Speed Melling Auto Parts Ford 25 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevrolet 26 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card Ford 27 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chevrolet 28 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford 29 40 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chevrolet 30 98 John Andretti RCA Ford 31 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Ford 32 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers Ford 33 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes Ford 34 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Ford 35 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chevrolet 36 71 Dave Marcis Real Tree Camouflage Chevrolet 37 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pontiac 38 97 Chad Little John Deere Pontiac 39 20 Greg Sacks Hardees Ford 40 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevrolet 41 77 Bobby Hillin Jasper Engines Ford 42 91 Mike Wallace Spam Chevrolet 43 78 Billy Standridge NC Diamond Rio/Hanes Ford

Positions 1-35 were based on owner points and positions 36-43 were based on the entry postmark.

Jack Durbin indy500@freenet.tlh.fl.us Motorsport News International jackd@motorsport.com (Moderators for "rec.autos.sport.info") Homepage http://www.freenet.tlh.fl.us/users/indy500/index.html

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