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ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series race number 4 of 22
Saturday, May 17, 1997 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
67 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (100.500 miles)

Time of race: 0:48:50
Average speed: 123.481 mph
Pole speed: 179.964 mph
Cautions: 3 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: .334 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1997 ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series results   /   1997 standings

1 466   Mark Thompson Midway Island / Phoenix Air   (Mike Brandt)Ford67 running18
2 590   Ed Berrier ADT / Mean Green   (Ed Berrier)Ford67 running0
3 174   Gary Laton Tampico Citrus Punch   (Thomas Laton)Chevrolet67 running42
4 701   Jerry Nadeau Precision Products / Bussman   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac67 running0
5 31   Matt Hutter Phoenix Construction   (James Finch)Chevrolet67 running0
6306   Perry Tripp Keith Whitehead Racing   (Keith Whitehead)Chevrolet67 running3
71046   Frank Kimmel Advance Auto Parts   (Dan Falldorf)Chevrolet67 running0
8205   Mike Swaim, Jr. Swaim Racing   (Mike Swaim)Pontiac67 running0
9 875   Kenny Martin Ohio Bulk   (Bob Schacht)Ford67 running2
101497   Shane Doles Auto Max   (Billy Ballew)Ford67 running0
11 959   Mark Gibson Hardy Dealers / Cunningham Racing   (Mark Gibson)Ford67 running0
122343   Kevin Ray Richard Petty Driving Experience   (Johnny Ray)Chevrolet67 running0
13 680   Dave Blaney Stan Hover Motorsports   (Stan Hover)Ford67 running0
142195   Steve Clark O'Steel Buildings   (Earl Sadler)Chevrolet67 running0
151611   Andy Hillenburg Gravy Train   (Andy Hillenburg)Chevrolet67 running0
162721   Bob Strait DAD Group / Zinsser   (Jack Bowsher)Ford66 running0
172417   Mike Ciochetti Hughes Supply Company   (Mike Ciochetti)Chevrolet66 engine0
181992   Tim Moser Bob Cooper Racing   (Bob Cooper)Chevrolet66 running0
193232   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Wash / Petron Plus   (Mark Stahl)Ford66 running0
202847   Jimmy Kitchens K-C Racing Team   (Dave Carroll)Ford65 engine0
212520   Jeff Streeter Streeter Motorsports   (Stephen Streeter)Ford65 running0
223485   Neil Cunningham Muratec / Robert Stevens Co.   (Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet65 running0
233612   Rick Sheppard Sheppard Motor Sales   (Roger Blackstock)Oldsmobile65 running0
243510   Curt Piercy Turpin Motorsports   (Ron Turpin)Pontiac65 running0
253751   Frog Hall Frog's Driving Experience   (Greta Hall)Pontiac65 running0
261756   Dill Whittymore Indiana Steel Company   (Dill Whittymore)Chevrolet64 engine0
273976   David Ray Boggs Lorz Motorsports   (Mike Lorz)Oldsmobile61 running0
283365   Sammy Potashnick PTI Transport / Hart Transport   (Sammy Potashnick)Chevrolet60 running0
291299   Rick Heuser Quic Shine 99   (Ray DeWitt)Ford53 crash0
303806   Tim Mitchell Smith-Peterson Racing   (Wayne Peterson)Pontiac45 running0
311342   Dan Pardus Midwest Transit   (Jim Gardner)Chevrolet43 running0
321818   Josh Baltes Baltes Racing   (Terry Baltes)Chevrolet41 running0
332955   Russell Landrum Landrum Spring / American Motor   (Russell Landrum)Pontiac37 clutch0
34 216   Tim Steele HS Die / CIMLINC   (Harold Steele)Ford37 running2
354084   Norm Benning Benning Racing   (Norm Benning)Chevrolet36 running0
361152   Ron Fellows AER   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet20 overheating0
37263   Kirk Shelmerdine Carey Appling   (Kenneth Appling)Chevrolet18 engine0
383125   Billy Venturini Venturini Racing   (Cathy Venturini)Chevrolet10 engine0
391526   Blaise Alexander Sunoco Lubricants / Lisa Express   (Blaise Alexander)Chevrolet2 crash0
402286   Rich Woodland, Jr. Woodland Racing   (Richard Woodland)Chevrolet1 crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
WDMike Buckley48

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
166   #18,20,26,42,86 accident tri-oval 
42465   #65 accident turn 3 
56605   #99 accident tri-oval 
  Percent of race run under caution: 23.9%             Average green flag run: 17.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tim Steele122
  Gary Laton34442
  Kenny Martin45462
  Perry Tripp47493
  Mark Thompson506718