Darlington first round qualifying 97-08-29

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Qualifying Results Mountain Dew Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Race No. 23/August 29 Pos No Name Make Time ...

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NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Qualifying Results Mountain Dew Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Race No. 23/August 29

Pos No Name                Make                  Time      Speed
1  18  Bobby Labonte       Pon                   00:28.815 170.661
2  94  Bill Elliott        Frd                   00:28.840 170.513
3  88  Dale Jarrett        Frd                   00:28.915 170.071
4  6   Mark Martin         Frd                   00:28.949 169.871
5  33  Ken Schrader        Chv                   00:28.961 169.801
6  8   Hut Stricklin       Frd                   00:28.962 169.795
7  24  Jeff Gordon         Chv                   00:28.967 169.766
8  90  Dick Trickle        Frd                   00:28.984 169.666
9  4   Sterling Marlin     Chv                   00:29.040 169.339
10 28  Ernie Irvan         Frd                   00:29.067 169.182
11 11  Brett Bodine        Frd                   00:29.069 169.170
12 7   Geoff Bodine        Frd                   00:29.075 169.135
13 22  Ward Burton         Pon                   00:29.080 169.106
14 21  Michael Waltrip     Frd                   00:29.083 169.088
15 16  Ted Musgrave        Frd                   00:29.090 169.048
16 99  Jeff Burton         Frd                   00:29.135 168.787
17 5   Terry Labonte       Chv                   00:29.154 168.677
18 30  Johnny Benson       Pon                   00:29.155 168.671
19 37  Jeremy Mayfield     Frd                   00:29.171 168.578
20 42  Joe Nemechek        Chv                   00:29.174 168.561
21 10  Ricky Rudd          Frd                   00:29.205 168.382
22 12  Jeff Purvis         Chv                   00:29.206 168.376
23 9   Lake Speed          Frd                   00:29.227 168.255
24 36  Derrike Cope        Pon                   00:29.228 168.250
25 81  Kenny Wallace       Frd                   00:29.250 168.123

Positions 1-25 will be guaranteed a starting position. The rest of the field will be determined following second-round qualifying.

26 46  Wally Dallenbach Jr Chv                   00:29.264 168.043
27 78  Gary Bradberry      Frd                   00:29.266 168.031
28 75  Rick Mast           Frd                   00:29.290 167.893
29 41  Steve Grissom       Chv                   00:29.304 167.813
30 23  Jimmy Spencer       Frd                   00:29.309 167.785
31 25  Ricky Craven        Chv                   00:29.340 167.607
32 98  John Andretti       Frd                   00:29.363 167.476
33 31  Mike Skinner        Chv                   00:29.383 167.362
34 40  Robby Gordon        Chv                   00:29.410 167.208
35 2   Rusty Wallace       Frd                   00:29.412 167.197
36 96  Todd Bodine         Chv                   00:29.447 166.998
37 3   Dale Earnhardt      Chv                   00:29.464 166.902
38 97  Chad Little         Pon                   00:29.483 166.794
39 17  Darrell Waltrip     Chv                   00:29.589 166.197
40 71  Dave Marcis         Chv                   00:29.621 166.017
41 44  Kyle Petty          Pon                   00:29.683 165.671
42 43  Bobby Hamilton      Pon                   00:29.694 165.609
43 77  Morgan Shepherd     Frd                   00:29.763 165.225
44 29  Jeff Green          Chv                   00:29.795 165.048
45 91  Greg Sacks          Chv                   00:29.836 164.821
46 1   Lance Hooper        Pon                   00:30.198 162.845

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , John Andretti , Brett Bodine , Jeff Burton , Ward Burton , Derrike Cope , Wally Dallenbach Sr. , Bill Elliott , Jeff Gordon , Bobby Hamilton , Ernie Irvan , Dale Jarrett , Darrell Waltrip , Bobby Labonte , Terry Labonte , Jeremy Mayfield , Dick Trickle , Rusty Wallace , Michael Waltrip , Todd Bodine , Mike Skinner , Kyle Petty , Ken Schrader , Jimmy Spencer , Joe Nemechek , Kenny Wallace , Jeff Green , Sterling Marlin , Robby Gordon , Hut Stricklin , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , Jeff Purvis , Lance Hooper , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Steve Grissom , Gary Bradberry , Morgan Shepherd , Greg Sacks , Mark Martin