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1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Official Standings After Lund Look 275 Heartland Park Topeka Race No. 15/July 27, 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 S Ws Tp Tp Winnings 5 10 1 Rich Bickle Sears DieHard Chv 2242 15 2 11 11 228,955 2 Jack Sprague Quaker State/GMAC Chv 2216 15 2 8 12 285,330 3 Joe Ruttman LCI Worldwide Telecoms Frd 2164 15 2 7 11 264,279 4 Ron Hornaday NAPA Brakes Chv 2102 15 5 8 10 309,980 5 Mike Bliss Team ASE Frd 2021 15 0 6 9 205,905 6 Jimmy Hensley Cummins/Touch 1 Dge 1971 15 0 2 8 154,880 7 Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Chv 1966 15 1 6 8 209,994 8 Rick Carelli RE/MAX International Chv 1952 15 0 4 10 163,530 9 Chuck Bown Exide Batteries Frd 1937 15 0 3 9 146,325 10 Kenny Irwin Jr. Raybestos Frd 1912 15 2 4 5 203,225 11 Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel Frd 1862 15 0 1 6 150,325 12 Butch Miller Walker Evans Racing Chv 1838 15 0 4 7 166,980 13 Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden Frd 1772 15 0 0 5 118,055 14 Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Frd 1697 15 0 1 4 127,325 15 Tony Raines Pennzoil Dge 1661 13 1 2 7 116,740 16 Boris Said III Federated Auto Parts Frd 1650 15 0 2 3 140,225 17 Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable Frd 1647 14 0 0 0 100,575 18 Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance Dge 1597 15 0 1 4 114,555 19 Bryan Reffner Carlin Combustion Frd 1516 15 0 0 2 98,580 20 Tony Roper Concor Tool/ Scaffidi Mack Frd Frd 1487 15 0 0 1 97,750 21 Doug George Rotary Lift Chv 1355 14 0 0 0 100,187 22 Michael Dokken DANA Corporation Dge 1234 13 0 2 2 91,235 23 Dan Press Spears Manufacturing Chv 1189 13 0 0 0 80,750 24 Terry Cook Prof Bowlers Assoc Chv 1084 10 0 0 0 59,425 25 Lance Norick National Hockey League Frd 1055 11 0 0 1 74,197 26 Tobey Butler Purolator Pure One Frd 1027 10 0 0 1 72,350 27 Lonnie Rush Jr. Ortho Lawn and Garden Chv 953 10 0 0 0 58,600 28 Kenny Allen Ultra Shield Chv 911 10 0 0 0 66,247 29 Rob Rizzo Rizzo Racing Frd 728 6 0 0 1 40,625 30 Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight Chv 678 5 0 0 1 32,325 31 Brian Cunningham 669 6 0 0 0 33,075 32 Mike Cope Blue Bandits Racing Frd 613 6 0 0 0 36,200 33 Curtis Markham Active Racing Chv 548 5 0 0 1 32,350 34 Bill Sedgwick Chv 526 4 0 0 0 21,050 35 Mike Wallace 514 4 0 0 2 28,550 36 Kelly Denton GranDaddy Racing Chv 509 5 0 0 0 32,500 37 Bobby Dotter Lub-Tek Shock Oil Chv 501 5 0 0 0 30,000 38 Toby Porter Ranier-Walsh Racing Frd 451 3 0 0 1 21,850 39 Kevin Harvick Harvick Racing Chv 406 4 0 0 0 22,350 40 Brandon Butler 386 4 0 0 0 19,650 41 T J Clark 348 2 0 0 0 10,436 42 Ron Barfield Super 8 Motel Frd 345 3 0 0 1 23,650 43 Kenny Hendrick Ultra Shield Chv 340 4 0 0 0 27,700 44 Randy Macdonald 334 4 0 0 0 29,425 45 Mike Skinner Llumar Windows Chv 315 2 0 2 2 26,986 46 Andy Genzman De's LP Frd 265 1 0 0 0 4,975 47 Jim Bown 259 1 0 0 0 5,325 48 John Nemechek Cintas Chv 258 3 0 0 0 25,219 49 Kevin Grubb Chv 254 2 0 0 0 12,750 50 Bob Schacht Engineered Components Frd 223 1 0 0 0 5,350

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