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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Starting Grid Miller 400 Michigan Speedway Jeff Gordon, Jeff Burton, and Dick Trickle were involved in a practice crash in Turn 3. ...

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NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Starting Grid Miller 400 Michigan Speedway

Jeff Gordon, Jeff Burton, and Dick Trickle were involved in a practice crash in Turn 3. All are starting backup cars, and will be positioned at the back of the field. Ward Burton crashed in Happy Hour practice and will start a backup car from the rear also.

Starting Grid / June 14

Pos    No.                 Name                  Make      Time   Speed
1  88  Dale Jarrett        Frd                   00:39.2010       183.669
2  42  Joe Nemechek        Chv                   00:39.2630       183.379
3  25  Ricky Craven        Chv                   00:39.3030       183.192
4  4   Sterling Marlin     Chv                   00:39.4100       182.695
5  16  Ted Musgrave        Frd                   00:39.4740       182.399
6  46  Wally Dallenbach Jr Chv                   00:39.4820       182.362
7  30  Johnny Benson       Pon                   00:39.5120       182.223
8  18  Bobby Labonte       Pon                   00:39.5260       182.159
9  99  Jeff Burton         Frd                   00:39.5470       182.062
10 23  Jimmy Spencer       Frd                   00:39.5800       181.91
11 6   Mark Martin         Frd                   00:39.6110       181.768
12 24  Jeff Gordon         Chv                   00:39.6160       181.745
13 7   Geoff Bodine        Frd                   00:39.6300       181.681
14 29  Jeff Green          Chv                   00:39.6470       181.603
15 37  Jeremy Mayfield     Frd                   00:39.6810       181.447
16 31  Mike Skinner  (R)   Chv                   00:39.6870       181.42
17 90  Dick Trickle        Frd                   00:39.6870       181.42
18 5   Terry Labonte       Chv                   00:39.6930       181.392
19 2   Rusty Wallace       Frd                   00:39.7090       181.319
20 28  Ernie Irvan         Frd                   00:39.7130       181.301
21 41  Steve Grissom       Chv                   00:39.7150       181.292
22 3   Dale Earnhardt      Chv                   00:39.7390       181.182
23 97  Chad Little         Pon                   00:39.7390       181.182
24 43  Bobby Hamilton      Pon                   00:39.7730       181.027
25 71  Dave Marcis         Chv                   00:39.7870       180.964
26 94  Bill Elliott        Frd                   00:39.3030       183.192
27 22  Ward Burton         Pon                   00:39.3840       182.815
28 78  Billy Standridge    Frd                   00:39.4930       182.311
29 96  David Green (R)     Chv                   00:39.5290       182.145
30 33  Ken Schrader        Chv                   00:39.5380       182.103
31 27  Rick Wilson         Frd                   00:39.5590       182.007
32 1   Jerry Nadeau        Pon                   00:39.5660       181.974
33 81  Kenny Wallace       Frd                   00:39.6100       181.772
34 10  Ricky Rudd          Frd                   00:39.6250       181.703
35 11  Brett Bodine        Frd                   00:39.7020       181.351
36 9   Lake Speed          Frd                   00:39.7100       181.315
37 8   Hut Stricklin       Frd                   00:39.7300       181.223
38 21  Michael Waltrip     Frd                   00:39.7350       181.2
39 44  Kyle Petty          Pon                   Provisional
40 98  John Andretti       Frd                   Provisional
41 75  Rick Mast           Frd                   Provisional
42 36  Derrike Cope        Pon                   Provisional
43 17  Darrell Waltrip     Chv                   Past Champ. Prov.

Failed to Qualify 91 Mike Wallace Chv 77 Morgan Shepherd Frd 95 Ed Berrier Chv 40 Greg Sacks Chv 19 Gary Bradberry Frd

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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 , Mike Skinner , Kyle Petty , Ken Schrader , Jimmy Spencer , Joe Nemechek , Kenny Wallace , Jeff Green , Sterling Marlin , Jerry Nadeau , Mike Wallace , Hut Stricklin , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , David Green , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Ed Berrier , Steve Grissom , Gary Bradberry , Morgan Shepherd , Greg Sacks , Mark Martin