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1997 DeVilbiss 400


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 21 of 32
Sunday, August 17, 1997 at Michigan Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:09:09
Average speed: 126.883 mph
Pole speed: 183.332 mph
Cautions: 3 for 46 laps
Margin of victory: 2.009 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 26   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford20093045running102185
21724   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20085728running1175
3 716   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford20059945running39170
42028   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford20046295running0160
5 488   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford20046848running0155
6 618   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac20042265running4155
72494   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford20038473running0146
8 599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford20037290running36147
9283   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20037940running0138
10145   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20047290running0134
11107   Geoffrey Bodine QVC 24 Hour Gold Rush August 17   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford20031465running7135
12 325   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20031160running6132
13432   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford20036165running0124
14 833   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet20030065running0121
152617   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet20030565running0118
161636   Derrike Cope Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac20022015running0115
172940   Robby Gordon Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet20029665running0112
181329   Jeff Green Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet19921265running0109
193923   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford19927965running0106
202396   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet19922865running0103
21429   Lake Speed Melling Engine Parts   (Harry Melling)Ford19920315running0100
223121   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford19927115running097
233344   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac19919890running094
24 130   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac19932190running596
252241   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet19926440running088
263543   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac19931140running085
273042   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet19919065running082
284022   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac19826015running079
292710   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford19830915running076
303431   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet19818365running073
313711   Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card   (Brett Bodine)Ford19822690running070
324181   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford19822640running067
331237   Jeremy Mayfield Kmart / RC Cola   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford19815590running064
34321   Lance Hooper R&L Carriers   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac19822540running061
352598   John Andretti RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford19822490running058
36388   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford19822465running055
373678   Gary Bradberry Hanes   (Jim Wilson)Ford19615440running052
382175   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford19522365running049
39 990   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers / Simmons   (Junie Donlavey)Ford19515365running046
401577   Morgan Shepherd Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul   (Doug Bawel)Ford16715365running043
411146   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. First Union   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet16416865electrical040
421897   Chad Little John Deere   (Jack Roush)Pontiac16415365running037
43194   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet9131365engine034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1105105  
1061138   rain 
11412310  
12415734   rain 
1581625  
1631664   #46 stalled turn 3 
16720034  
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.0%             Average green flag run: 38.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Benson, Jr.155
  Ricky Craven672
  Mark Martin881
  Ricky Craven9102
  Mark Martin114838
  Bobby Labonte49502
  Jeff Burton51544
  Mark Martin558531
  Jeff Burton869813
  Ted Musgrave991002
  Bobby Labonte1011022
  Jeff Burton10311311
  Ted Musgrave11414027
  Jeff Burton1411488
  Geoffrey Bodine1491557
  Ricky Craven1561572
  Ted Musgrave15816710
  Jeff Gordon1681681
  Mark Martin16920032

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3194    
2   Mark Martin 3095   -99  
3   Dale Jarrett 2914   -280  
4   Terry Labonte 2884   -310  
5   Jeff Burton 2814   -380  
6   Dale Earnhardt 2744   -450  
7   Bobby Labonte 2618   -576  
8   Ted Musgrave 2479   -715  
9   Bill Elliott 2476   -718  
10   Jeremy Mayfield 2437   -757  
11   Ricky Rudd 2428   -766  
12   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2360   -834  
13   Rusty Wallace 2312   -882  
14   Ernie Irvan 2300   -894  
15   Darrell Waltrip 2230   -964  
15   Ken Schrader 2230   -964  
17   Michael Waltrip 2220   -974  
18   Kyle Petty 2169   -1025  
19   Jimmy Spencer 2129   -1065  
20   Sterling Marlin 2045   -1149