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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 25 of 26
Saturday, November 1, 1997 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
186 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (186.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:22
Average speed: 103.942 mph
Pole speed: 127.741 mph
Cautions: 6 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: .419 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 780   Joe Ruttman LCI International   (Jack Roush)Ford18636990running56180
2 999   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford18619000running0170
3 624   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18618450running69165
41298   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford18610500running0160
5106   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet18610925running0155
61752   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet1867050running0150
7313   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1867700running0146
82320   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet1866900running0142
9 316   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1867850running0138
10 12   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford1869400running48134
113518   Tom Hubert Dana Corporation   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge1865750running0130
122460   Tobey Butler Farris Concrete   (Mike Farris)Chevrolet1865600running0127
132614   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford1866800running0124
14 586   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford1866500running0121
151555   Dave Rezendes Icehouse Beer   (Tom Gloy)Ford1866550running0118
16207   Barry Bodine Bodine Racing   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford1865400running0115
173029   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge1866350running0112
18 817   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet1866300running0109
191143   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge1866250running0106
203244   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford1856425running0103
213492   Doug George Rotary Lift   (Raymond Scanlan)Chevrolet1856150running0100
221457   Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Motorcars   (Ed Scherer)Ford1855100running097
232868   Bobby Dotter Lub-Tek Shock Oil   (Carl Wegner)Chevrolet1855050running094
243331   Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford1856000running091
25 476   Steve Park Action Performance   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet1845050running088
262933   Mike Dillon Realtree Camo   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet1844900running085
271335   Ron Barfield, Jr. Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet1834800running082
281888   Terry Cook Pioneer Electronics   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet1824700running079
292710   Lonnie Rush, Jr. A & G Coal   (Jerry Wharton)Chevrolet1754600engine1376
30 266   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford1625500crash073
312502   Rick McCray McCray Racing   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet1314400ignition070
321665   Andy Houston Addington Racing   (Kenny Allen)Chevrolet1214275ignition067
332161   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet904275engine064
343675   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet334275engine061
351950   Joe Bessey Power Team   (A.J. Foyt)Ford284275engine058
362219   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge45275engine055

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Billy Pauch06Dick Greenfield RacingDick GreenfieldDodge
Rob Rizzo27Rizzo RacingRob RizzoFord
Eddie Sharp40Lucas OilChevrolet
Rob Morgan77Axion / LoadhandlerKevin DoranChevrolet
Randy Nelson82Rhino Linings USASteve LucoreFord
Billy Wilburn84Interim PersonnelFord
Milan Garrett85Champion Wheel Co.Milan GarrettFord
Lance Norick90NHL Phoenix CoyotesRon NorickDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14949  
50545   fluid on track 
558127  
82854   debris turns 1/2 
86872  
88903   #88 accident turn 4 
9112838  
1291335   debris 
13415825  
1591624   #2 accident turn 4 
1631631  
1641685   #66 accident turns 3/4 
16918618  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 22.9 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mike Bliss14848
  Jack Sprague49524
  Lonnie Rush, Jr.536513
  Jack Sprague6613065
  Joe Ruttman13118656

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jack Sprague 3799    
2   Rich Bickle 3622   -177  
3   Joe Ruttman 3556   -243  
4   Mike Bliss 3456   -343  
5   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 3409   -390  
6   Rick Carelli 3311   -488  
7   Jay Sauter 3307   -492  
8   Jimmy Hensley 3267   -532  
9   Chuck Bown 3182   -617  
10   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 3132   -667  
11   Butch Miller 3107   -692  
12   Rick Crawford 3015   -784  
13   Stacy Compton 2930   -869  
14   Bob Keselowski 2791   -1008  
15   Boris Said 2605   -1194  
16   Dave Rezendes 2546   -1253  
17   Tony Raines 2545   -1254  
18   Tony Roper 2522   -1277  
19   Bryan Reffner 2384   -1415  
20   Tammy Jo Kirk 2002   -1797