RESULTS

1997 Official Race Results : Daytona 500

Daytona 500 | February 16, 1997 | Race 1 of 32

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 6 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 180/5 200 Running 377,410
2 18 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 170/0 200 Running 194,925
3 40 25 Ricky Craven * Chevrolet Budweiser 165/0 200 Running 155,625
4 8 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 165/5 200 Running 133,200
5 9 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Films 160/5 200 Running 121,080
6 21 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 150/0 200 Running 100,355
7 11 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 156/10 200 Running 105,515
8 17 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 142/0 200 Running 82,390
9 13 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 138/0 200 Running 88,590
10 22 17 Darrell Waltrip Ford Western Auto 134/0 200 Running 78,840
11 23 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 130/0 200 Running 79,040
12 1 31 Mike Skinner * Chevrolet Lowe's 132/5 200 Running 77,615
13 41 16 Ted Musgrave Ford The Family Channel / PRIMESTAR 124/0 200 Running 76,570
14 30 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 121/0 200 Running 62,080
15 39 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 118/0 200 Running 77,415
16 20 40 Robby Gordon * Chevrolet Coors Light 115/0 200 Running 69,545
17 24 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Team Realtree 112/0 200 Running 61,225
18 37 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 109/0 200 Running 67,155
19 28 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 106/0 200 Running 65,935
20 5 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 108/5 200 Running 72,325
21 15 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 100/0 200 Running 69,445
22 36 81 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Square D 97/0 200 Running 65,465
23 3 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 94/0 200 Running 70,510
24 35 9 Lake Speed Ford Melling Auto Parts 91/0 199 Running 64,405
25 32 98 John Andretti Ford RCA 88/0 198 Running 63,325
26 33 19 Loy Allen Ford Child Support Recovery International 85/0 198 Running 55,570
27 38 73 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 82/0 196 Accident 52,240
28 16 30 Johnny Benson Pontiac Pennzoil 79/0 195 Accident 61,935
29 42 1 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Delco Remy America 76/0 195 Accident 61,655
30 27 90 Dick Trickle Chevrolet Heilig-Meyers 73/0 195 Accident 53,900
31 4 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench 75/5 195 Running 72,945
32 12 21 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet CITGO 72/5 188 Running 57,990
33 10 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal 64/0 173 Running 57,790
34 25 7 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet QVC 61/0 148 Accident 57,605
35 7 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 58/0 146 Running 57,300
36 29 36 Derrike Cope Ford Skittles 55/0 124 Handling 50,145
37 34 20 Greg Sacks Chevrolet Hardee's 57/0 120 Accident 50,040
38 31 77 Bobby Hillin Ford Jasper Engines & Transmissions 49/0 111 Engine 49,605
39 19 29 Robert Pressley Ford Cartoon Network 46/0 91 Accident 49,605
40 2 41 Steve Grissom Pontiac Kodiak 43/0 88 Accident 57,565
41 14 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 40/0 47 Engine 66,605
42 26 46 Wally Dallenbach Ford First Union 37/0 32 Engine 49,065
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 148.295 mph
Margin of Victory: Under caution
Time of Race: 3 hrs, 22 mins, 18 seconds
Lead Changes: 12
Cautions:

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

Bud Fastest Second-Round Qualifier: Lake Speed,#9, Melling Auto Parts, Ford
Bud Pole: Mike Skinner,#31, Lowe's, Chevrolet
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