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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results NASCAR Exide Batteries Select 400 Richmond International Raceway Race No. 24/September 6 Pos Car Name ...

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1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Unofficial Race Results NASCAR Exide Batteries Select 400 Richmond International Raceway Race No. 24/September 6

Pos Car Name Sponsor Make Lap Pts. Bns Money Status 1 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/Ford Cd Frd 400 180 5 91,490 Running 2 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Frd 400 180 10 70,240 Running 3 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Auto Refinish Chv 400 165 52,335 Running 4 7 Geoff Bodine QVC Frd 400 160 40,005 Running 5 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Frd 400 160 5 39,050 Running 6 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chv 400 155 5 29,325 Running 7 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pon 399 146 29,325 Running 8 27 Kenny Irwin Jr Tonka Frd 399 147 5 17,825 Running 9 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel/PRIME Frd 399 138 30,725 Running 10 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Frd 399 134 24,125 Running 11 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Frd 398 130 27,625 Running 12 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chv 398 127 27,325 Running 13 30 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pon 398 124 27,125 Running 14 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chv 398 121 26,825 Running 15 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Svc Pl Chv 398 118 33,775 Running 16 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pon 398 115 19,520 Running 17 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chv 398 112 37,320 Running 18 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chv 397 109 26,270 Running 19 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers/Simmon Frd 397 106 19,145 Running 20 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pon 397 103 20,870 Running 21 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Crd Frd 397 100 25,870 Running 22 98 John Andretti RCA Frd 397 97 25,745 Running 23 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Frd 397 94 30,470 Running 24 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Frd 396 91 25,545 Running 25 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Frd 396 93 5 30,935 Running 26 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms/Stren Frd 396 85 25,370 Running 27 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Frd 395 82 25,345 Running 28 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Frd 395 79 30,320 Running 29 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chv 395 76 17,800 Running 30 94 Bill Elliott McDonalds Frd 395 78 5 32,290 Running 31 29 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chv 394 70 15,280 Running 32 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chv 394 67 22,270 Running 33 1 Lance Hooper R+L Carriers Pon 394 64 22,260 Running 34 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pon 393 61 30,225 Running 35 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Frd 393 58 22,215 Running 36 9 Lake Speed Melling Engines Frd 393 60 5 15,205 Running 37 96 David Green Caterpillar Chv 392 52 15,195 Running 38 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pon 347 54 5 31,685 Rear End 39 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chv 335 46 31,185 Running 40 97 Chad Little John Deere Pon 309 43 15,185 Running 41 46 Wally Dallenbach First Union Chv 224 40 15,185 Brakes 42 40 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chv 7 37 22,185 Engine

Margin of Victory: 1.790 sec. Time of Race: 2 hours: 45 minutes: 35 seconds (New Track Record) Average Speed: 108.707 mph (New Track Record) Lead Changes: 10 among 9 drivers Cautions: 3 for 6 laps Unocal 76 Challenge ($98,800): Unclaimed $106,400 at New Hampshire, September 14 NASCAR Winston Cup Leader Bonus (10,000): Unclaimed $20,000 at New Hampshire Gatorade Front Runner ($10,000): Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford MCI Fast Pace Award ($5,000): Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford Lap 17 22.614 sec. 119.595 mph RCA Pit Strategy Award ($5,000): Tony Glover, crew chief BellSouth Chevrolet Opryland Great Entertainment Award ($4,000): Dale Jarrett and Jeff Burton Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award ($3,000): Todd Parrott, crew chief Ford Quality Care/ Ford Credit Ford True Value Man of the Race ($2,000): Dale Jarrett Western Auto Mechanic of the Race ($2,000): Buddy Parrott, crew chief Exide Batteries Ford Exide All Charged Up Award ($2,000): Ted Musgrave Family Channel/Primestar Ford Raybestos Top-Stopper Award ($2,000): Dale Jarrett Goody's Headache Award ($1,500): Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Race ($1,000): Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevrolet Unofficial NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year Standings: Mike Skinner 208 Robby Gordon 177 David Green 170 Jeff Green 129

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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 , 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 , David Green , Lance Hooper , Rick Mast , Steve Grissom , Mark Martin