Standings after Darlington

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After Mountain Dew Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Race No. 23/August 31, 1997 Official standings are announced by NASCAR...

Report from Motorsport News International

NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After Mountain Dew Southern 500 Darlington Raceway Race No. 23/August 31, 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 Sts Wns Tp Tp Winnings 5 10 1 Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes Chv 3437 23 9 17 17 3,668,532 2 Mark Martin Valvoline Frd 3412 23 3 13 18 1,340,884 3 Dale Jarrett Quality Care/Frd Crd Frd 3269 23 4 14 16 1,885,587 4 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chv 3180 23 0 7 18 1,523,504 5 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Frd 3154 23 2 11 15 1,442,069 6 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chv 2938 23 0 3 10 1,201,989 7 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pon 2911 23 0 5 14 1,390,819 8 Bill Elliott McDonald's Frd 2761 23 0 4 11 1,079,502 9 Ricky Rudd Tide Frd 2689 23 2 6 10 1,579,115 10 Ted Musgrave The Family Channel/ PRIMESTAR Frd 2678 23 0 5 7 884,409 11 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Frd 2625 23 0 3 7 752,489 12 Johnny Benson Pennzoil Pon 2575 23 0 0 5 852,944 13 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chv 2514 23 0 0 5 815,559 14 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Frd 2473 23 1 6 9 1,138,050 15 Michael Waltrip Citgo Frd 2451 23 0 0 6 783,694 16 Ernie Irvan Texaco/Havoline Frd 2404 23 1 3 9 1,102,104 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chv 2352 23 0 1 4 748,424 18 Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes Frd 2295 23 0 1 3 775,739 19 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pon 2291 23 0 1 4 593,669 20 Bobby Hamilton STP Pon 2233 23 0 2 3 915,435 21 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chv 2222 23 0 2 5 993,360 22 John Andretti RCA Frd 2166 23 1 2 2 851,835 23 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chv 2164 21 0 2 3 845,990 24 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chv 2123 22 0 2 4 772,844 25 Ward Burton MBNA America Pon 2092 23 0 0 3 730,839 26 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card Frd 2081 23 0 0 2 728,299 27 Geoff Bodine QVC Frd 2066 20 0 2 7 717,134 28 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chv 2023 23 0 0 3 642,464 29 Derrike Cope Skittles Pon 2022 22 0 0 1 518,224 30 Rick Mast Remington Arms Frd 1845 21 0 0 0 609,669 31 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Frd 1761 22 0 0 0 617,364 32 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers/Simmons Frd 1746 19 0 1 1 460,464 33 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chv 1727 21 0 0 0 517,329 34 Kenny Wallace Square D Frd 1710 22 0 0 1 689,566 35 Lake Speed Melling Auto Parts Frd 1658 17 0 0 0 565,034 36 Morgan Shepherd Jasper Engines/ Federal-Mogul Frd 1596 18 0 1 3 532,004 37 David Green Caterpillar Chv 1409 18 0 0 0 338,258 38 Chad Little John Deere Pon 1371 18 0 0 1 387,599 39 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chv 1303 17 0 1 1 542,124 40 Dave Marcis Real Tree Camouflage Chv 1119 15 0 0 0 355,504 41 Wally Dallenbach Jr First Union Chv 1100 15 0 0 1 346,319 42 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chv 986 12 0 0 1 284,990 43 Gary Bradberry Child Support Recovery International Frd 611 11 0 0 0 169,855 44 Greg Sacks 581 9 0 0 0 257,919 45 Robert Pressley 545 7 0 0 0 146,268 46 Mike Wallace Spam Chv 541 7 0 0 0 159,303 47 Bobby Hillin Jr Hanes Frd 511 10 0 0 0 211,978 48 Lance Hooper Hardee's Frd 338 5 0 0 0 111,890 49 Billy Standridge 329 5 0 0 0 128,324 50 Jerry Nadeau R&L Carriers Pon 287 5 0 0 0 118,545

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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 , Robby Gordon , Jerry Nadeau , Mike Wallace , Hut Stricklin , Robert Pressley , Johnny Benson , Ted Musgrave , Ricky Craven , Chad Little , David Green , Lance Hooper , Dave Marcis , Rick Mast , Steve Grissom , Gary Bradberry , Morgan Shepherd , Greg Sacks , Mark Martin