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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results CMT 300 New Hampshire International Speedway Race No. 25/September 14 Pos Car Name Sponsor ...

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NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results

CMT 300 New Hampshire International Speedway

Race No. 25/September 14 Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Lap Pts Bs Money Status 1 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Auto Refinish Chv 300 185 10 188,625 Running 2 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Frd 300 175 5 111,425 Running 3 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pon 300 170 5 84,925 Running 4 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chv 300 160 63,225 Running 5 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chv 300 160 5 62,425 Running 6 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/Ford Cd Frd 300 150 52,125 Running 7 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Frd 300 151 5 47,125 Running 8 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Svc Pl Chv 300 142 49,025 Running 9 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Frd 300 143 5 47,025 Running 10 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Frd 300 134 47,325 Running 11 94 Bill Elliott McDonalds Frd 300 130 42,125 Running 12 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pon 300 127 33,225 Running 13 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chv 300 124 33,725 Running 14 99 Jeff Burton/Bodine Exide Batteries Frd 300 121 46,025 Running 15 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pon 300 118 45,925 Running 16 7 Geoff Bodine QVC Frd 300 115 38,825 Running 17 98 John Andretti RCA Frd 300 112 38,000 Running 18 9 Lake Speed Melling Engines Frd 300 109 30,300 Running 19 30 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pon 300 106 37,000 Running 20 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms/Stren Frd 300 108 5 36,700 Running 21 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Frd 299 100 42,975 Accident 22 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pon 299 97 29,175 Running 23 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers/Simmon Frd 299 94 35,875 Running 24 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pon 299 91 37,575 Running 25 40 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chv 299 88 28,275 Running 26 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Frd 299 85 27,975 Running 27 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Frd 298 82 34,750 Running 28 97 Chad Little John Deere Pon 298 79 27,050 Running 29 71 Dave Marcis Realtree Chv 298 76 24,350 Running 30 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel/PRIME Frd 297 73 31,150 Running 31 46 Wally Dallenbach First Union Chv 297 70 23,950 Running 32 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chv 297 67 30,750 Running 33 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Crd Frd 295 64 32,050 Running 34 78 Gary Bradberry Hanes Frd 295 61 23,350 Running 35 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chv 295 58 23,150 Running 36 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Frd 292 55 29,950 Accident 37 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chv 291 57 5 36,250 Running 38 29 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chv 287 49 22,400 Running 39 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chv 282 46 38,400 Running 40 96 David Green Caterpillar Chv 274 43 22,400 Running 41 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chv 264 40 44,000 Accident 42 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Frd 233 37 37,400 Accident 43 77 Robert Pressley Jasper Eng/Fed Mogul Frd 185 34 22,400 Accident

Margin of Victory: .209 second Time of Race: 3 hours: 09 minutes: 44 seconds Average Speed: 100.376 mph Lead Changes: 15 among 8 drivers Cautions: 8 for 49 laps Unocal 76 Challenge ($106,400): Unclaimed, $114,000 at Dover, Del., Sept. 21 NASCAR Winston Cup Leader Bonus (20,000): Jeff Gordon, DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet Gatorade Front Runner ($10,000): Jeff Gordon MCI Fast Pace Award ($5,000): Ricky Craven, Budweiser Chevrolet, Lap 15, 30.108 seconds, 126.505 mph RCA Pit Strategy Award ($5,000): Ray Evernham, crew chief DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet Opryland Great Entertainment Award ($4,000): Jeff Gordon and Ernie Irvan Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award ($3,000): Ray Evernham True Value Man of the Race ($2,000): Jeff Gordon Western Auto Mechanic of the Race ($2,000): Marc Reno, Texaco/Havoline Ford Exide All Charged Up Award ($2,000): Jeff Burton/Todd Bodine, Exide Batteries Ford Raybestos Top-Stopper Award ($2,000): Jeff Gordon Goody's Headache Award ($1,500): Terry Labonte, Kellogg's Chevrolet NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Race ($1,000): Robby Gordon, Coors Light Chevrolet Unofficial NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year Standings: Mike Skinner 209 Robby Gordon 181 David Green 171 Jeff Green 138

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , John Andretti , Brett Bodine , Jeff Burton , Ward Burton , Derrike Cope , Wally Dallenbach , 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 , Robert Pressley , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , David Green , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Steve Grissom , Gary Bradberry , Ray Evernham , Mark Martin