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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 17 of 32
Sunday, July 13, 1997 at New Hampshire International Speedway, Loudon, NH
300 laps on a 1.058 mile paved track (317.400 miles)

Time of race: 2:42:35
Average speed: 117.134 mph
Pole speed: 129.423 mph
Cautions: 2 for 10 laps
Margin of victory: 5.372 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11599   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford300117875running99185
2263   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30082950running0170
3122   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford30055525running0165
4 641   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet30047675running0160
5166   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford30044650running0155
62394   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford30039825running0150
7105   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet30046325running4151
81128   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford30038625running42147
91810   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford30038325running0138
10147   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford30038225running0134
11 133   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet30040825running12135
123023   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford30035025running0127
13 744   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac30026725running0124
14 898   John Andretti RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford29933425crash1126
15408   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford29934525running0118
16 325   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29934225running1120
172237   Jeremy Mayfield Kmart / RC Cola   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford29925400running0112
183230   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac29932150running0109
193681   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford29931900running0106
203136   Derrike Cope Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac29926600running0103
212731   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet29825375running0100
22134   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet29836925running097
232924   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet29837975running094
242196   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet29820625running091
252890   Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers   (Junie Donlavey)Ford29823675running088
262516   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford29830425running085
271718   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac29835150running082
282475   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford29830000running079
293321   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford29729850running076
30 497   Chad Little John Deere   (Greg Pollex)Pontiac29722225running073
31 243   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac29737100running4375
323429   Jeff Green Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet29619475running067
332017   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet29626350running064
344240   Robby Gordon Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet29626225running061
354171   Dave Marcis RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet29519100running058
363522   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac29425975running055
373877   Morgan Shepherd Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul   (Doug Bawel)Ford29318850running052
38 588   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford29351900running9854
39 91   Jerry Nadeau R&L Carriers / Cruisin' America   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac28125600brakes046
401942   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet27518600running043
413779   Randy MacDonald T.R.I.X. Racing / NUCAR Conn.   (Ted Walters / George Pywowariw)Chevrolet14818600brakes040
423911   Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card   (Brett Bodine)Ford5525600electrical037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Billy Standridge78Diamond Rio / HanesJim WilsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
375   #11,22,36 accident turn 3 
8194187  
1951995   #75 spun turn 2 
200300101  
  Percent of race run under caution: 3.3%             Average green flag run: 96.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ken Schrader11212
  Bobby Hamilton133018
  Dale Jarrett318555
  Ricky Craven86861
  Bobby Hamilton8711125
  Ernie Irvan11213726
  Dale Jarrett13817336
  Jeff Burton1741741
  John Andretti1751751
  Dale Jarrett1761827
  Ernie Irvan18319513
  Jeff Burton19628489
  Ernie Irvan2852873
  Terry Labonte2882914
  Jeff Burton2923009

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Terry Labonte 2497    
2   Jeff Gordon 2494   -3  
3   Mark Martin 2445   -52  
4   Dale Jarrett 2332   -165  
5   Jeff Burton 2298   -199  
6   Dale Earnhardt 2283   -214  
7   Bobby Labonte 2111   -386  
8   Ricky Rudd 2074   -423  
9   Jeremy Mayfield 1962   -535  
10   Ted Musgrave 1930   -567  
11   Rusty Wallace 1917   -580  
12   Bill Elliott 1898   -599  
13   Michael Waltrip 1892   -605  
14   Johnny Benson, Jr. 1849   -648  
15   Ernie Irvan 1848   -649  
16   Darrell Waltrip 1792   -705  
17   Sterling Marlin 1750   -747  
18   Ken Schrader 1737   -760  
19   Kyle Petty 1719   -778  
20   Jimmy Spencer 1715   -782