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1997 Chevy Desert Star Classic


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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 4 of 26
Sunday, April 20, 1997 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:27:20
Average Speed: 103.053 mph
Pole Speed: 121.236 mph
Cautions: 6 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: 13.186 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Truck Laps Money Status Led Points
1 124   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet15043,936running108180
3 22   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford15018,286running42165
13 332   Curtis Markham Active Truck Team   (Joe Horner)Chevrolet1495,225running0124
5 417   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet1508,136running0155
18 552   Tobey Butler Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet1484,975running0109
17 698   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford1495,025running0112
2 780   Joe Ruttman LCI Telecommunications   (Jack Roush)Ford15022,785running0170
4 816   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet15010,686running0160
32 981   Jerry Glanville Ceres Trading Group   (Jerry Glanville)Ford323,750crash067
241044   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford1414,550running091
12117   Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford1505,525running0127
281218   Michael Dokken Dana Corporation   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge835,261engine079
10136   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet1508,486running0134
211414   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1474,800running0100
271575   Dan Press Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet844,250crash082
71635   Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet1508,386running0146
201712   Doug George ENKEI   (Bob Blake)Chevrolet1476,068running0103
301820   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet805,061engine073
151990   Lance Norick NHL Phoenix Coyotes   (Ron Norick)Ford1496,361running0118
62029   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge1508,436running0150
262123   T.J. Clark American Racing Wheels   (T.J. Clark)Chevrolet1045,461running085
252277   Lonnie Rush, Jr. Doran Racing Enterprises   (Kevin Doran)Chevrolet1344,450running088
342366   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford304,861crash061
11243   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1506,536running0130
142543   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge1496,286running0121
162630   Kelly Denton Grandaddy Racing   (Grier Lackey)Chevrolet1495,075running0115
332786   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford313,750crash064
292856   Brandon Butler Husky Power Tools   (Harry Brix)Dodge824,050engine076
192988   Terry Cook Koch XP   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet1484,925running0106
313068   Bobby Dotter Lub-Tek Shock Oil   (Carl Wegner)Chevrolet593,850mechanical070
83199   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford1505,875running0142
223257   Brian Cunningham CSG Racing   (Ed Scherer)Chevrolet1474,750running097
353334   Bob Brevak Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford114,861engine058
233465   Kenny Allen AAG Racing   (Kenny Allen)Chevrolet1445,761running094
363531   Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford93,750engine055
93610   Toby Porter Mag-Lite   (Harry Ranier)Ford1506,475running0138

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
37Tony Raines19PennzoilKurt RoehrigDodge
38Tommy Spangler04M-R MotorsportsMike RoseChevrolet
39Jim Bown55Gloy RacingTom GloyFord
40Randy Tolsma61IWX Motor FreightSteve CoulterChevrolet
41Rob Rizzo27Rizzo RacingRob RizzoFord
42Mike Colabucci13Key Federal Savings VISAMike ColabucciChevrolet
43Jon Leavy54Jon Leavy RacingJon LeavyChevrolet
44Andy Genzman25De's LP GasDeWilton GenzmanFord
45Mark Kinser92Rotary LiftRaymond ScanlanChevrolet
46Andy Belmont26Delco Oil / Fina ExpressMike MittlerFord
47Doug Adams38Ford

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
133  
463   debris frontstretch 
73125  
32354   #23,66,77,81,90 accident 
364712  
48514   #4 stalled turn 4 
52554  
56583   #77 spun frontstretch 
597517  
76761   halfway break 
77859  
86938   #75 accident turn 4 
9415057  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.3%             Average green flag run: 18.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Sprague13535
  Mike Bliss367742
  Jack Sprague7815073

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rich Bickle 620    
2   Jack Sprague 599   -21  
3   Mike Bliss 578   -42  
4   Chuck Bown 572   -48  
5   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 563   -57  
6   Jay Sauter 561   -59  
7   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 559   -61  
8   Dave Rezendes 547   -73  
9   Butch Miller 541   -79  
10   Jimmy Hensley 537   -83  
11   Joe Ruttman 514   -106  
12   Rick Carelli 504   -116  
13   Rick Crawford 466   -154  
14   Doug George 412   -208  
15   Bob Keselowski 387   -233  
16   Kelly Denton 382   -238  
17   Stacy Compton 374   -246  
18   Lonnie Rush, Jr. 373   -247  
19   Toby Porter 365   -255  
20   Boris Said 352   -268