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1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Official Standings After Dodge California Truckstop 300 Mesa-Marin Raceway Race No. 23/October 12, 1997

Official standings are announced by NASCAR on Mondays after all decisions regarding the last race have been finalized.

Top Fifty Drivers

Pos Driver Sponsor Make Pts Sts Ws Tp Tp Winnings 5 10 1 Jack Sprague Quaker State/GMAC Chv 3484 23 3 14 20 441,635 2 Rich Bickle Sears DieHard Chv 3428 23 3 15 17 321,780 3 Joe Ruttman LCI International Frd 3300 23 3 11 15 379,479 4 Mike Bliss Team ASE Frd 3142 23 0 9 15 304,080 5 Ron Hornaday NAPA Brakes Chv 3133 23 7 12 14 446,105 6 Jimmy Hensley Cummins/Touch 1 Dge 3100 23 0 4 13 235,820 7 Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Chv 3073 23 1 9 13 290,214 8 Rick Carelli RE/MAX International Chv 3038 23 0 5 15 227,450 9 Chuck Bown Exide Batteries Frd 2897 23 0 3 11 200,420 10 Butch Miller Olreans Hotel/Casino Chv 2856 23 0 5 11 233,300 11 Kenny Irwin Jr. Raybestos Frd 2807 23 2 5 8 260,620 12 Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel/RV Frd 2757 23 0 1 8 205,145 13 Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil C Frd 2697 23 0 3 8 206,045 14 Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance Dge 2537 23 1 2 5 195,625 15 Tony Raines Pennzoil Dge 2464 21 1 2 7 167,985 16 Boris Said III Federated Auto Parts Frd 2438 23 0 2 3 193,320 17 Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden Frd 2428 21 0 1 7 163,850 18 Tony Roper De's LP Gas/Concor Frd 2310 23 0 0 2 150,745 19 Bryan Reffner Carlin Combustion & Con Frd 2244 23 0 0 2 149,100 20 Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable Frd 2079 18 0 0 0 126,245 21 Doug George Rotary Lift Chv 1802 17 0 0 1 118,082 22 Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight Chv 1510 12 1 1 4 105,625 23 Terry Cook Prof Bowlers Assoc Chv 1456 13 0 0 0 76,545 24 Lance Norick National Hockey League Frd 1350 13 0 0 1 84,322 25 Michael Dokken DANA Corporation Dge 1331 14 0 2 2 97,180 26 Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Chv 1322 12 0 0 4 73,420 27 Tobey Butler Purolator Pure One Fil Frd 1212 12 0 0 1 83,600 28 Dan Press Spears Manufacturing Chv 1189 13 0 0 0 80,750 29 Rob Rizzo Hastings Filters Frd 1175 11 0 0 1 66,450 30 Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing Chv 1049 10 0 0 1 55,895 31 Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Frd 1034 10 0 0 0 54,695 32 Lonnie Rush Jr. Ortho Lawn and Garden Chv 953 10 0 0 0 58,600 33 Kenny Allen Ultra Shield Chv 911 10 0 0 0 66,247 34 Bill Sedgwick Soff-Cut Int'l Chv 846 6 0 0 0 30,875 35 Kelly Denton GranDaddy Racing Chv 764 8 0 0 0 46,675 36 Mike Cope Blue Bandits Racing Frd 613 6 0 0 0 36,200 37 Bobby Dotter Lub-Tek Shock Oil Chv 583 6 0 0 0 35,770 38 Ron Fellows AER Chv 559 5 1 1 1 66,725 39 Curtis Markham Active Racing Chv 548 5 0 0 1 32,350 40 Andy Genzman De's LP Frd 503 2 0 0 0 10,625 41 Eric Norris Wolverine Vinyl Frd 483 4 0 0 0 21,700 42 Toby Porter Ranier-Walsh Racing Frd 451 3 0 0 1 21,850 43 Tom Hubert 413 4 0 1 1 34,725 44 William Pauch Dick Greenfield Rzg Dge 410 3 0 0 0 16,050 45 Brad Teague M-R Motorsports Chv 409 4 0 0 0 20,175 46 Brandon Butler 386 4 0 0 0 19,650 47 Barry Bodine Frd 385 4 0 0 0 22,450 48 Mike Skinner Llumar Windows Chv 382 3 0 2 2 32,336 49 Blaise Alexander Lisa Express/Sunoco Chv 373 2 0 0 1 12,425 50 Andy Houston Addington Racing Chv 373 3 0 0 0 16,275