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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 16 of 26
Thursday, July 31, 1997 at Indianapolis Raceway Park, Clermont, IN
200 laps* on a 0.686 mile paved track (137.200 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:04
Average speed: 81.753 mph
Pole speed: 109.75 mph
Cautions: 9 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: .947 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 216   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet20235625running2180
2 424   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20226325running0170
3 143   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge20217325running200165
42280   Joe Ruttman LCI International   (Jack Roush)Ford20211800running0160
51153   Mike McLaughlin Penda Truck Accessories   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet20210675running0155
6 761   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet2028500running0150
71898   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford2028000running0146
8236   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet2027575running0142
91035   Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet2027500running0138
10 517   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet2027800running0134
11 937   Mark Green Red Man Golden Blend   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2026250running0130
121599   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford2027200running0127
131214   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford2027150running0124
141744   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford2027100running0121
152866   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford2027300running0118
162429   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge2027000running0115
173020   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet2016950running0112
183365   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Kenny Allen)Chevrolet2015900running0109
19 82   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford2016850running0106
202118   Kevin Cywinski Dana Corporation   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge2015700running0103
213412   Andy Genzman De's LP Gas   (Jim Smith)Ford2005650running0100
22324   Bill Sedgwick Soff-Cut International   (Tim Buckley)Chevrolet1995600running097
231975   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet1995550running094
242088   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet1985500running091
253157   Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Motorcars   (Ed Scherer)Ford1965475running088
262986   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford1956450crash085
271319   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge1956425running082
28 652   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet1915400running079
292587   Robert Huffman White House Apple Juice   (Ted Phillips)Ford1825375running076
302727   Rob Rizzo Baldwin Filters   (Rob Rizzo)Ford1715350running073
31143   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1606350crash070
322693   Mike Skinner KFC Team Twister   (Dana Dorman)Chevrolet1045350oil leak067
33 331   Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford706350suspension064
34167   Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford526350crash061
* Race extended to 202 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Mike Skinner93driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Greg Marlowe9
Jerry Robertson26
Jeff Spraker39Milo Januska
Danny Hieber47Eugene HieberChevrolet
Chris Horn58
Gary St. Amant71Cristel / Mobil 1 / CopecKevin DoranChevrolet
Bob Schacht73
Eliseo Salazar77Cristel / Mobil 1 / CopecKevin DoranChevrolet
DCNathan Buttke93KFC Team TwisterDana DormanChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
254   #31 accident turn 2 
61914  
20245   #87 spun turn 4 
25306  
31333   #57,27 accident turn 3 
344714  
48514   #52 accident turn 1 
52532  
54618   #7 accident backstretch 
6210039  
1011011   halfway break 
10214544  
1461494   #65 accident turn 3 
15015910  
1601656   #3 accident turn 1 
16619227  
1932008   #66,18,86 accident turn 2 
2012022  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.3%             Average green flag run: 15.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmy Hensley1200200
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.2012022

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 2386    
2   Rich Bickle 2376   -10  
3   Joe Ruttman 2324   -62  
4   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2282   -104  
5   Jimmy Hensley 2136   -250  
6   Mike Bliss 2127   -259  
7   Rick Carelli 2094   -292  
8   Chuck Bown 2064   -322  
9   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 2058   -328  
10   Jay Sauter 2036   -350  
11   Rick Crawford 1986   -400  
12   Butch Miller 1950   -436  
13   Dave Rezendes 1910   -476  
14   Stacy Compton 1782   -604  
15   Boris Said 1771   -615  
16   Bob Keselowski 1712   -674  
17   Tony Raines 1645   -741  
18   Tammy Jo Kirk 1644   -742  
19   Bryan Reffner 1634   -752  
20   Tony Roper 1551   -835