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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 13 of 30
Sunday, May 18, 1997 at Nazareth Speedway, Nazareth, PA
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:09:27
Average speed: 92.7 mph
Pole speed: 129.674 mph
Cautions: 7 for 41 laps
Margin of victory: .209 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 129   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet20030887running107180
2 236   Todd Bodine Stanley   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac20017462running1170
3 874   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet20015150running0165
4 48   Jeff Green Diamond Ridge   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet20011012running0160
5244   Dale Shaw Phoenix Construction   (James Finch)Chevrolet2009125running00
6 76   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet2006362running0150
71157   Jason Keller Slim Jim   (Joe Keller)Chevrolet2008412running0146
81934   Mike McLaughlin Royal Oak Charcoal   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet2008262running0142
91400   Buckshot Jones Aquafresh   (Billy Jones)Pontiac2008162running0138
101643   Dennis Setzer Lance Snacks   (David Ridling)Chevrolet2006912running0134
112233   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet2005762running0130
12 31   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet2005112running0127
131813   Ted Christopher LesCare Kitchens   (James Lestorti)Chevrolet2003505running0124
142337   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2005087running0121
15 988   Kevin Lepage Hype   (David Ridling)Chevrolet2007737running0118
16 599   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet2005052running0115
173076   Tom Bolles Bolles Chrysler-Plymouth   (Edward Bolles)Pontiac1993960running0112
182645   Greg Sacks Hunters Specialties   (Mike Laughlin)Chevrolet1993450running0109
191363   Tracy Leslie Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Pontiac1985012running0106
201010   Phil Parsons Channellock   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet1985412running0103
211772   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet1987212running0100
222989   Johnny Chapman Northstar Motorsports   (Meredith Ruark)Ford1985512running097
231238   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford1974837running094
243377   Jeff McClure Lear Corporation / UAW   (John Walsh)Ford1973225running091
25317   Bryan Wall Staff America   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet1943350running088
263261   Mike Olsen Little Trees   (Mike Olsen)Chevrolet1923140running085
272164   Dick Trickle Dura Lube   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet1773125running082
283541   Joey McCarthy Rent-A-Wreck   (James Pritchard)Chevrolet1743100running079
29 63   Steve Park AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1706162engine9276
301585   Shane Hall Luck's / Bama Jellies   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet1494362crash073
312547   Jeff Fuller Sunoco   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet1486362crash070
322796   Stevie Reeves Big A Auto Parts   (Donald Laird)Ford504087crash067
332051   Mike Stefanik Burnham Boilers   (Mike Greci)Chevrolet443690crash064
342817   Matt Kenseth Kraft Singles / Laneco   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet442985crash061
353486   Bill Hoff Mawson & Mawson   (Tim Durbin)Chevrolet302980crash058

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
573   #38,13,43,72,85 accident turn 1 
82114  
22265   #7 spun frontstretch 
27359  
36405   #86 accident turn 1 
41455  
465712   #51,96,17,61,47 accident turn 2 
589841  
991024   debris 
10313634  
1371404   #41 accident backstretch 
14115010  
1511588   #10,85.47 accident backstretch 
15920042  
  Percent of race run under caution: 20.5%             Average green flag run: 19.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Todd Bodine111
  Elliott Sadler24039
  Steve Park419959
  Elliott Sadler1001089
  Steve Park10914133
  Elliott Sadler14220059

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Randy LaJoie 1919    
2   Todd Bodine 1916   -3  
3   Jeff Green 1828   -91  
4   Phil Parsons 1726   -193  
5   Steve Park 1546   -373  
6   Tim Fedewa 1545   -374  
7   Dick Trickle 1531   -388  
8   Mike McLaughlin 1518   -401  
9   Buckshot Jones 1493   -426  
10   Elton Sawyer 1474   -445  
11   Elliott Sadler 1440   -479  
12   Hermie Sadler 1433   -486  
13   Jason Keller 1392   -527  
14   Kevin Lepage 1381   -538  
15   Mark Green 1359   -560  
16   Tracy Leslie 1262   -657  
17   Mike Dillon 1247   -672  
18   Jeff Fuller 1243   -676  
19   Stevie Reeves 1222   -697  
20   Mark Martin 1167   -752