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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 26 of 26
Sunday, November 9, 1997 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
175 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (262.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:05:09
Average speed: 125.849 mph
Pole speed: 161.31 mph
Cautions: 5 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: 1.512 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 880   Joe Ruttman LCI International   (Jack Roush)Ford17583000running3180
2 124   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17555075running34170
31416   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet17540625running0165
4103   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet17527625running0160
5 22   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford17527675running85155
6126   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet17519400running53150
73052   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet17516700running0146
81575   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet17515600running0142
9 699   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford17415600running0138
101714   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford17416550running0134
113219   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge17314750running0130
122386   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford17314400running0127
13 429   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge17214300running0124
142790   Lance Norick NHL   (Ron Norick)Dodge17213200running0121
153143   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge17214350running0118
162117   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet17113800running0115
173663   Rick Johnson Teldata Voice & Data   (Jim Clark)Chevrolet17113450running0112
181350   Ken Schrader Power Team   (A.J. Foyt)Ford17112600running0109
193971   Butch Gilliland Doran Enterprises   (Kevin Doran)Chevrolet17013250running0106
202832   Curtis Markham Active Truck Team   (Joe Horner)Chevrolet16912525engine0103
212292   Doug George Rotary Lift   (Raymond Scanlan)Chevrolet16913300running0100
22389   Ron Esau Rhino Linings USA   (Wilbur Bunce)Chevrolet16912950running097
233577   Ken Bouchard Professional Auto Parts   (Kevin Doran)Chevrolet16712850fuel094
241820   Brendan Gaughan Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet16512000running091
251198   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford16213000engine088
263335   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet16111800engine085
273431   Tony Roper Taylor Vertex / Concor   (Bob Brevak)Ford14812700running082
28 721   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet14612600running079
292597   Wayne Anderson Porter-Cable Power Tools   (Jim Herrick)Ford13711500engine076
302061   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight / Dole   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet13411225suspension073
311994   Bill Elliott Team ASE Racing   (Bill Elliott)Ford11311225engine070
323755   Dave Rezendes Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford9612975handling067
334068   Frank Kimmel Lub-Tek Shock Oil   (Carl Wegner)Chevrolet9111975engine064
34 37   Barry Bodine Rhino Linings USA   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford7411225crash061
35 910   Lonnie Rush, Jr. A & G Coal   (Jerry Wharton)Chevrolet7311225crash058
361693   Mike Skinner Llumar Window Films   (Dana Dorman)Chevrolet2411225ignition055
372644   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford1912225engine052
38 566   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford1012225engine049
392406   Troy Beebe Farris Concrete   (Mike Farris)Chevrolet211225ignition046
402957   Brian Cunningham Loadhandler   (Ed Scherer)Ford011225crash043

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Dave Goulet01Highwallers RacingDave GouletChevrolet
Rick McCray02McCray RacingRick McCrayChevrolet
Tim Buckley4VMI MotorsportsTim BuckleyChevrolet
Brett Bodine11Red Line Synthetic OilPhil BonifieldChevrolet
Tony Toste12Blake RacingBob BlakeChevrolet
Rob Morgan15LoadhandlerBilly BallewFord
Kevin Cywinski18Dana CorporationKurt RoehrigDodge
Kenny Hendrick22Thompson RacingMike ThompsonFord
T.J. Clark23Borg-WarnerT.J. ClarkChevrolet
Perry Tripp26Mittler Bros. Tool & MachineMike MittlerFord
Tammy Jo Kirk27Auto Value Parts StoresRob RizzoFord
Jerry Robertson36Larry CarnesChevrolet
Eddie Sharp40Lucas Oil ProductsChevrolet
Joe Bean46Dollar RacingDavid DollarFord
Wayne Jacks58Jacks MotorsportsWayne JacksChevrolet
Tobey Butler60Farris ConcreteMike FarrisChevrolet
Andy Houston65Addington RacingKenny AllenChevrolet
Jimmy Davis69Jimmy DavisFord
Randy Nelson82Rhino Linings USASteve LucoreFord
Billy Wilburn84Interim PersonnelFord
Milan Garrett85Champion Wheel Co.Milan GarrettFord
Terry Cook88Pioneer ElectronicsDuke ThorsonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
254   #57,19 accident turn 4 
6105  
11166   fluid turn 1 
176044  
61688   #35 stalled turn 4 
69746  
75817   #7,10,29,55,61,97,99 accident turn 4 
82887  
89891   debris 
9017586  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.9%             Average green flag run: 24.8 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Sprague199
  Mike Bliss105950
  Jack Sprague60678
  Mike Bliss689831
  Jack Sprague9911416
  Rick Carelli11514531
  Jack Sprague1461461
  Mike Bliss1471504
  Rick Carelli15117222
  Joe Ruttman1731753

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 3969    
2   Rich Bickle 3737   -232  
3   Joe Ruttman 3736   -233  
4   Mike Bliss 3611   -358  
5   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 3574   -395  
6   Jay Sauter 3467   -502  
7   Rick Carelli 3461   -508  
8   Jimmy Hensley 3385   -584  
9   Chuck Bown 3320   -649  
10   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 3220   -749  
11   Butch Miller 3186   -783  
12   Rick Crawford 3149   -820  
13   Stacy Compton 3057   -912  
14   Bob Keselowski 2915   -1054  
15   Tony Raines 2675   -1294  
16   Boris Said 2657   -1312  
17   Dave Rezendes 2613   -1356  
18   Tony Roper 2604   -1365  
19   Bryan Reffner 2433   -1536  
20   Tammy Jo Kirk 2002   -1967