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1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Unofficial Race Results GM Goodwrench/Delco Battery 300K Phoenix International Raceway Race No. 25/November 1

Pos Truck Driver Sponsor Make Lap Pts Money Status

1 80 Joe Ruttman LCI International Frd 186 180 36,990 Running 2 99 Chuck Bown Exide Batteries Frd 186 170 19,000 Running 3 24 Jack Sprague Quaker State/GMAC Chv 186 165 16,200 Running 4 98 Kenny Irwin Raybestos Frd 186 160 9,200 Running 5 6 Rick Carelli REMAX International Chv 186 155 9,125 Running 6 52 Mike Wallace Purlator PureOne/Pep Chv 186 150 6,100 Running 7 3 Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Serv Chv 186 146 6,950 Running 8 20 Butch Miller Orleans Hotel/Casino Chv 186 142 6,900 Running 9 16 Ron Hornaday NAPA Brakes Chv 186 138 7,850 Running 10 2 Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing Frd 186 134 9,400 Running 11 18 Tom Hubert DANA Corp Dge 186 130 5,750 Running 12 60 Tobey Butler Farris Concrete Chv 186 127 5,600 Running 13 14 Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel/RV Frd 186 124 6,800 Running 14 86 Stacy Compton Valvoline Instnt Oil Frd 186 121 6,500 Running 15 55 Dave Rezendes Tom Gloy Racing Frd 186 118 6,450 Running 16 7 Barry Bodine Bodine Racing Frd 186 115 5,400 Running 17 29 Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance Dge 186 112 6,350 Running 18 17 Rich Bickle Sears DieHard Chv 186 109 6,300 Running 19 43 Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engine Co Dge 186 106 6,250 Running 20 44 Boris Said Federated Auto Parts Frd 185 103 6,425 Running 21 92 Doug George Rotary Lift Chv 185 100 6,150 Running 22 57 Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Frd 185 97 5,100 Running 23 68 Bobby Dotter Lub-Tek Shock Oil Chv 185 94 5,050 Running 24 31 Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machin Frd 185 91 6,000 Running 25 76 Steve Park NAPA BRAKES Chv 184 88 5,050 Running 26 33 Mike Dillon Realtree Chv 184 85 4,900 Running 27 35 Ron Barfield Ortho Lawn & Garden Chv 183 82 4,800 Running 28 88 Terry Cook Pioneer Electronics Chv 182 79 4,700 Running 29 10 Lonnie Rush A & G Coal Company Chv 175 76 4,600 Engine 30 66 Bryan Reffner Carlin Burner/Cntrls Frd 162 73 5,500 Accident 31 02 Rick McCray McCray Racing Chv 131 70 4,400 Ignition 32 65 Andy Houston Addington Racing Chv 121 67 4,275 Ignition 33 61 Randy Tolsma IWX /Dole Chv 90 64 4,275 Engine 34 75 Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing Chv 33 61 4,275 Engine 35 50 Joe Bessey Power Team Frd 28 58 4,275 Engine 36 19 Tony Raines Pennzoil Dge 4 55 5,275 Engine

Busch Pole Award: Mike Bliss Team ASE Ford AE Clevite Engine Builder Award: Tom Ghent LCI International Ford Cintas Rookie-of-the-Race Award: Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos Ford Featherlite Trailers Long Haul Award: Joe Ruttman LCI International Ford Gatorade Front Runner Award: Jack Sprague Quaker State Chevrolet MCI Fast Pace Award: Mike Bliss Lap 10 29.384 sec. 122.516 mph Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award: Randy Goss, crew chief LCI International Ford Raybestos Top Stopper Award: Joe Ruttman Ventvisor Brand Super Deflector Award: Jack Sprague

Margin of Victory: .419 second Time of Race: 1 hour: 47 minutes: 22 seconds Average Speed: 103.942 mph Lead Changes: 4 among 4 drivers Cautions: 6 for 26 laps