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1997 Eddie Gilstrap Fall Classic

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ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series race number 17 of 22
Sunday, September 21, 1997 at Salem Speedway, Salem, IN
200 laps* on a 0.555 mile paved track (111.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:41
Average speed: 65.079 mph
Pole speed: 114.171 mph
Cautions: 9 for 58 laps
Margin of victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 7000
Lead changes: 7

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

1 116   Tim Steele HS Die / CIMLINC   (Harold Steele)Ford204 running153
2 746   Frank Kimmel Riteway Industrial   (Dan Falldorf)Pontiac204 running20
3 221   Bob Strait Zinsser Paints / Pro Bull Riders   (Jack Bowsher)Ford204 running0
4 666   Mark Thompson Midway Island / Phoenix Air   (Mike Brandt)Ford204 running0
5 359   Mark Gibson Cunningham Historic Motorcars   (Mark Gibson)Ford204 running0
61226   Blaise Alexander Rescue Engine Formula / Lisa Express   (Blaise Alexander)Chevrolet202 running0
7 89   Eric Smith Southtown Motorsports   (Cleve Smith)Ford202 running0
8170   Richard Hampton Big O Tires   (Richard Hampton)Chevrolet202 running0
92718   Josh Baltes Baltes Commercial Realty   (Terry Baltes)Chevrolet201 running0
101899   Jeff Finley RaDiUs Motorsports   (Ray DeWitt)Ford200 running0
111634   Darrell Basham Wheeler Auto Parts   (Darrell Basham)Pontiac198 running0
122951   Joe Cooksey Brandon Industrial / Goldman’s Gourmet   (Joe Cooksey)Chevrolet197 running0
131577   A.J. Henriksen Engineered Components   (Arne Henriksen)Buick197 running0
142048   Mike Buckley Enterprise Technical Services   (Mike Buckley)Pontiac195 running0
153206   Dennis English Nancy English Racing   (Gerald Smith)Pontiac189 running0
16 585   Wes Russell Russell Racing   (Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet185 engine29
17147   Scott Baker Baker Racing   (Scott Baker)Chevrolet183 running0
181330   Mark Voigt Tri-Auto Body Shop   (Deane Voigt)Chevrolet181 running0
193084   Norm Benning Benning Racing   (Norm Benning)Chevrolet175 running0
201183   Billy Venturini Ed Rensi Racing   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet138 crash0
212220   Todd Coon Mid City Truck Repair   (Dick Coon)Chevrolet138 brakes0
22 480   John Gill Jack's Lounge / Hover Racing   (Stan Hover)Chevrolet118 crash0
232812   Roger Blackstock Mopar Performance / Kraken Bar   (Roger Blackstock)Dodge112 parked0
24316   Steve Stevenson Unterbrink Construction   (Keith Whitehead)Chevrolet96 engine0
251075   Bob Schacht Engineered Components   (Bob Schacht)Ford91 crash2
262176   Mike Lorz Adhesive Systems   (Mike Lorz)Pontiac77 rear end0
272410   Curt Piercy Zip Strip Plastic Media Blasting   (Ron Turpin)Oldsmobile71 engine0
282355   Don LaDuke Tec 3 Prototypes   (Don LaDuke)Oldsmobile66 brakes0
29193   Jimmy Smith Viron InternationalPontiac50 oil0
30 956   Dill Whittymore Indiana Steel Company   (Dill Whittymore)Chevrolet37 crash0
312674   Scott Eggman Schmidt AutomotivePontiac35 clutch0
322513   Leo Smith Viron InternationalPontiac32 engine0
* Race extended to 204 laps due to green/white/checker.

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tim Steele13636
  Bob Schacht37382
  Tim Steele395618
  Wes Russell577923
  Tim Steele8012546
  Wes Russell1261316
  Frank Kimmel13215120
  Tim Steele15220453