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Report from Motorsport News International NASCAR Public Relations Skoal Bandit Racing Copper World Classic Phoenix International Raceway NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Official Results Feb. 3, 1997 Pos. No. Driver...

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Skoal Bandit Racing Copper World Classic Phoenix International Raceway NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Tour Official Results Feb. 3, 1997

Pos. No. Driver Hometown Make Laps Speed (mph)

 1 14 Rick Carelli Arvada, Colo.          Chevrolet    50  123.119
 2  2 Ken Schrader Fenton, Mo.            Chevrolet    50
 3  4 Sean Monroe Venice, Ca              Chevrolet    50
 4  5 Chris Trickle Las Vegas, Nev.       Chevrolet    50
 5 15 Mark Reed Bakersfield, Calif.       Chevrolet    50
 6 21 Doug McCoun Prunedale, Calif        Pontiac      50
 7  8 Ron Eaton Tacoma, Wash.             Pontiac      50
 8 10 Craig Raudman Redding, Calif.       Chevrolet    50
 9 22 Gary Collins Bakersfield, Calif.    Chevrolet    50
10 17 Dennis Dyer Palmdale, Calif.        Chevrolet    50
11 34 Steve Portenga Sparks, Nev.         Chevrolet    50
12 11 Dan Hayes Issaquah, Wash.           Chevrolet    50
13 13 Bob Lyon Agua Dulce, Calif.         Chevrolet    50
14 19 Greg Pursley Newhall, Calif.        Chevrolet    50
15  7 Jerry Robertson Denver, Colo.       Chevrolet    50
16 25 Bill Hitner Myrtle Point, Ore.      Chevrolet    50
17 28 Chris Raudman Redding, Calif.       Chevrolet    50
18 26 Jerry Cain Canyon Country, Calif.   Chevrolet    50
19 18 Tony Toste Pismo Beach, Calif.      Chevrolet    50
20 30 A.J. Alsup Huntersville, N.C.       Chevrolet    50
21 23 John Metcalf Aurora, Colo.          Chevrolet    50
22  9 John Paques Albuquerque, N.M.       Chevrolet    50
23  3 Jim Inglebright Fairfield, Calif.   Chevrolet    50
24 37 Brian Germone Windsor, Calif.       Chevrolet    50
25 31 Kirk Grauberger Greeley, Colo.      Chevrolet    49
26 16 Brett Bell Vacaville, Calif.        Ford         49
27 35 Roger Mears Jr. Bakersfield, Calif. Chevrolet    49
28 40 Darrell La Moure Glendale, Ariz.    Chevrolet    49
29 36 Jim Waters Kearns, Utah             Pontiac      48
30  6 Kevin Richards Spokane, Wash.       Chevrolet    48
31 24 Matt Kenseth Franklin, Wisc.        Chevrolet    47
32 39 Mark Groskreutz Spokane, Wash.      Pontiac      47
33  1 Gary Smith Canada                   Chevrolet    46
34 29 David Karst Mills, Wyo.             Chevrolet    44
35 38 Keith Spangler Chatsworth, Calif.   Chevrolet    41
36 27 John Walsh Riverside, Calif.        Chevrolet    40
37  1 Doug Elliott Caldwell, Idaho        Chevrolet    32
38 12 Michael Alsup Bakersfield, Calif.   Chevrolet    30
39 32 Joe Bean Solana Beach, Calif.       Oldsmobile   20
33 20 Frank Maronski Jr. Quartz Hill, Calif.  Chevrolet 2

Time of Race: 24 minutes, 22 seconds (ties series event record) Average Speed: 123.119 mph (ties series event record) Margin of Victory: .59 of a second Caution Flags: 2 Busch Pole Award: Gary Smith 27.590 seconds (130.482 mph) Lap leaders: Gary Smith (1-34), Ken Schrader (35-43), Rick Carelli (44-50)

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Series Stock car
Drivers Matt Kenseth , Ken Schrader , Dan Hayes , A.J. Alsup , Rick Carelli , Steve Portenga , Mark Reed , Jerry Robertson , John Metcalf , Gary Smith , Jim Inglebright , Kevin Richards , Greg Pursley , Doug McCoun , Craig Raudman , Roger Mears , Tony Toste