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1997 Official Race Results : California 500

California 500 | June 22, 1997 | Race 15 of 32

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 185/10 250 Running 144,600
2 10 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 175/5 250 Running 100,825
3 39 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 165/0 250 Running 78,525
4 20 16 Ted Musgrave Ford The Family Channel / PRIMESTAR 160/0 250 Running 64,975
5 19 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 160/5 250 Running 54,775
6 15 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 150/0 250 Running 48,950
7 7 29 Jeff Green * Chevrolet Cartoon Network 146/0 250 Running 38,450
8 9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 147/5 250 Running 58,750
9 11 25 Ricky Craven * Chevrolet Budweiser 143/5 250 Running 42,350
10 12 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 139/5 249 Gas 48,450
11 18 21 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet CITGO 130/0 249 Running 40,275
12 21 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 127/0 249 Running 32,175
13 13 30 Johnny Benson Pontiac Pennzoil 124/0 249 Running 38,075
14 16 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 121/0 249 Running 42,975
15 8 17 Darrell Waltrip Ford Parts America 123/5 249 Running 37,725
16 14 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service 115/0 249 Running 41,975
17 41 41 Steve Grissom Pontiac Kodiak 112/0 249 Running 36,175
18 1 73 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 114/5 248 Running 40,375
19 24 97 Chad Little Ford John Deere 106/0 248 Running 28,575
20 22 9 Lake Speed Ford Melling Auto Parts 103/0 248 Running 29,325
21 35 98 John Andretti Pontiac RCA 100/0 248 Running 34,975
22 42 90 Dick Trickle Chevrolet Heilig-Meyers / Simmons 97/0 248 Running 27,675
23 30 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 94/0 247 Running 39,175
24 31 77 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Jasper Engines / Federal-Mogul 91/0 247 Running 23,975
25 34 96 David Green * Ford Caterpillar 88/0 247 Running 23,775
26 36 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 90/5 247 Running 33,775
27 26 20 Greg Sacks Chevrolet Coors Light 82/0 246 Running 33,975
28 40 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 79/0 246 Running 33,175
29 23 36 Derrike Cope Ford Skittles 76/0 245 Running 25,975
30 25 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 73/0 244 Running 37,775
31 38 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 70/0 243 Running 25,100
32 17 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 67/0 241 Gas 29,400
33 28 31 Mike Skinner * Chevrolet Lowe's 64/0 225 Engine 22,200
34 5 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 66/5 219 Engine 29,000
35 6 7 Geoffrey Bodine Chevrolet QVC 58/0 215 Engine 28,800
36 29 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Films 55/0 206 Engine 37,700
37 2 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 57/5 202 Engine 36,500
38 33 1 Jerry Nadeau Chevrolet R+L Carriers 49/0 174 Running 28,000
39 4 46 Wally Dallenbach Ford First Union 51/5 173 Electrical 21,000
40 32 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Team Realtree 43/0 146 Engine 21,000
41 37 75 Rick Mast Pontiac Remington Arms 40/0 94 Engine 28,000
42 27 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 37/0 28 Accident 28,000
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 155.012 mph
Margin of Victory: 1.074 seconds
Time of Race: 3 hrs, 13 mins, 32 seconds
Lead Changes: 21
Cautions:

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

Bud Pole: Joe Nemechek,#73, BellSouth, Chevrolet