RESULTS

1997 Official Race Results : PRIMESTAR 500

PRIMESTAR 500 | March 09, 1997 | Race 4 of 32

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 185/10 328 Running 137,650
2 17 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 175/5 328 Running 73,000
3 21 1 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Delco Remy America 170/5 328 Running 59,400
4 29 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 165/5 328 Running 46,000
5 27 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 155/0 328 Running 41,000
6 2 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 155/5 328 Running 45,000
7 31 21 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet CITGO 146/0 328 Running 34,825
8 26 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service 142/0 328 Running 40,975
9 22 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 143/5 328 Running 43,275
10 18 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 134/0 328 Running 41,375
11 40 30 Johnny Benson Pontiac Pennzoil 130/0 328 Running 33,925
12 36 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 127/0 327 Running 24,425
13 30 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 124/0 327 Running 19,905
14 1 40 Robby Gordon * Chevrolet Coors Light 126/5 327 Running 42,935
15 33 98 John Andretti Pontiac RCA 118/0 327 Running 31,805
16 3 17 Darrell Waltrip Ford Parts America 115/0 327 Running 30,495
17 16 75 Rick Mast Pontiac Remington Arms 112/0 327 Running 30,185
18 41 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 109/0 326 Running 29,965
19 32 97 Chad Little Ford John Deere 106/0 324 Running 18,435
20 8 7 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet QVC 103/0 324 Running 32,035
21 24 31 Mike Skinner * Chevrolet Lowe's 100/0 323 Running 18,925
22 6 9 Lake Speed Ford Melling Auto Parts 97/0 323 Running 29,365
23 20 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Films 94/0 323 Running 34,755
24 19 96 David Green * Ford Caterpillar 91/0 323 Running 18,620
25 35 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 88/0 321 Running 29,165
26 37 91 Mike Wallace Ford Spam 85/0 311 Running 26,649
27 28 20 Greg Sacks Chevrolet Hardee's 82/0 305 Running 18,350
28 40 90 Dick Trickle Chevrolet Heilig-Meyers 79/0 304 Engine 21,575
29 10 81 Kenny Wallace Chevrolet Square D 76/0 299 Accident 28,335
30 25 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 73/0 293 Running 32,975
31 38 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 70/0 284 Accident 34,915
32 12 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 67/0 282 Accident 27,955
33 39 41 Steve Grissom Pontiac Kodiak 64/0 281 Accident 28,760
34 7 16 Ted Musgrave Ford The Family Channel / PRIMESTAR 61/0 287 Accident 27,725
35 13 25 Ricky Craven * Chevrolet Budweiser 58/0 266 Accident 27,190
36 11 78 Billy Standridge Ford NC Diamond Rio / Hanes 55/0 261 Engine 25,804
37 14 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 52/0 260 Engine 17,650
38 15 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 49/0 253 Engine 24,570
39 42 73 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 46/0 252 Accident 17,570
40 34 19 Gary Bradberry Chevrolet Child Support Recovery International 43/0 252 Accident 17,570
41 5 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 40/0 226 Engine 24,570
42 23 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 37/0 59 Engine 34,770
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 132.731 mph
Margin of Victory: 1.38 seconds
Time of Race: 3 hrs, 45 mins, 40 seconds
Lead Changes: 16
Cautions:

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

Bud Fastest Second-Round Qualifier: Dale Earnhardt,#3, GM Goodwrench Service, Chevrolet
Bud Pole: Robby Gordon,#40, Coors Light, Chevrolet
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