Standings after Richmond

Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After NASCAR Exide Batteries Select 400 Richmond International Raceway Race No. 24/September 6, 1997 Official standings...

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NASCAR Public Relations

1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Official Standings After NASCAR Exide Batteries Select 400 Richmond International Raceway Race No. 24/September 6, 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

1  Jeff Gordon         DuPont Refinishes     Chv 3602 24  9  18  18 3,720,887
2  Mark Martin         Valvoline             Frd 3505 24  3  13  18 1,371,279
3  Dale Jarrett        Quality Care/Frd Crdt Frd 3449 24  5  15  17 1,977,077
4  Jeff Burton         Exide Batteries       Frd 3334 24  2  12  16 1,512,309
5  Terry Labonte       Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chv 3292 24  0  7   18 1,560,824
6  Dale Earnhardt      GM Goodwrench Service Chv 3056 24  0  3   10 1,235,764
7  Bobby Labonte       Interstate Batteries  Pon 2972 24  0  5   14 1,421,044
8  Bill Elliott        McDonald's            Frd 2839 24  0  4   11 1,111,792
9  Ted Musgrave        The Family Channel/PR Frd 2816 24  0  5   8  915,134
10 Ricky Rudd          Tide                  Frd 2768 24  2  6   10 1,609,435
11 Jeremy Mayfield     Kmart/RC Cola         Frd 2759 24  0  3   8 776,614
12 Johnny Benson       Pennzoil              Pon 2699 24  0  0   5 880,069
13 Ken Schrader        Skoal Bandit          Chv 2635 24  0  0   5 842,384
14 Rusty Wallace       Miller Lite           Frd 2633 24  1  7   10 1,177,100
15 Michael Waltrip     Citgo                 Frd 2509 24  0  0   6 805,909
16 Ernie Irvan         Texaco/Havoline       Frd 2498 24  1  3   9 1,132,574
17 Jimmy Spencer       Camel Cigarettes      Frd 2425 24  0  1   3 803,364
18 Darrell Waltrip     Parts America         Chv 2419 24  0  1   4 770,694
19 Kyle Petty          Hot Wheels            Pon 2394 24  0  1   4 614,539
20 Bobby Hamilton      STP                   Pon 2287 24  0  2   3 947,120
21 Ricky Craven        Budweiser             Chv 2273 22  0  2   3 872,260
22 Sterling Marlin     Kodak Film            Chv 2268 24  0  2   5 1,024,545
23 John Andretti       RCA                   Frd 2263 24  1  2   2 877,580
24 Steve Grissom       Kodiak                Chv 2250 23  0  2   4 800,169
25 Ward Burton         MBNA America          Pon 2238 24  0  0   4 760,164
26 Geoff Bodine        QVC                   Frd 2226 21  0  3   8 757,139
27 Brett Bodine        Close Call Phone Card Frd 2181 24  0  0   2 754,169
28 Derrike Cope        Skittles              Pon 2137 23  0  0   1 537,744
29 Mike Skinner        Lowe's                Chv 2099 24  0  0   3 660,264  
30 Rick Mast           Remington Arms        Frd 1930 22  0  0   0 635,039
31 Joe Nemechek        BellSouth             Chv 1882 22  0  0   1 546,654
32 Dick Trickle        Heilig-Meyers/Simmons Frd 1852 20  0  1   1 479,609
33 Hut Stricklin       Circuit City          Frd 1843 23  0  0   0 642,709
34 Kenny Wallace       Square D              Frd 1801 23  0  0   1 715,111
35 Lake Speed          Melling Auto Parts    Frd 1718 18  0  0   0 580,239
36 Morgan Shepherd     Jasper Engines/Fed-Mo Frd 1596 18  0  1   3 532,004
37 David Green         Caterpillar           Chv 1461 19  0  0   0 353,453
38 Chad Little         John Deere            Pon 1414 19  0  0   1 402,784
39 Robby Gordon        Coors Light           Chv 1340 18  0  1   1 564,309
40 Wally Dallenbach Jr First Union           Chv 1140 16  0  0   1 361,504
41 Dave Marcis         Real Tree Camouflage  Chv 1119 15  0  0   0 355,504
42 Jeff Green          Cartoon Network       Chv 1056 13  0  0   1 300,270 
43 Gary Bradberry      Child Support Recover 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        R+L Carriers          Pon 402  6   0  0   0 134,150
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 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 , 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