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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 15 of 26
Sunday, July 27, 1997 at Heartland Park Topeka, Topeka, KS
81 laps on a 2.100 mile road course (170.100 miles)

Time of race: 2:17:07
Average speed: 74.433 mph
Pole speed: 87.175 mph
Cautions: 6 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: .82 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverTruckLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 180   Joe Ruttman LCI International   (Jack Roush)Ford8141750running5180
2 524   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet8126450running1170
3 216   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet8119750running26165
41355   Dorsey Schroeder Gloy Racing   (Tom Gloy)Ford819200running0160
5 493   Mike Skinner Llumar Window Films   (Dana Dorman)Chevrolet8111775running7155
6161   Bobby Hamilton Southern Pride Trucking   (Bobby Hamilton Racing)Chevrolet8110200running0150
73143   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge818750running0146
81014   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford818200running17142
9196   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet817350running0138
101519   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge818050running0134
11267   Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford817100running0130
122429   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge817050running0127
132786   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford817000running0124
142052   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet815050running0121
152361   Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight   (Steve Coulter)Chevrolet816125running0118
16 33   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet806850fuel17115
17172   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford806800running0112
183298   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford796750running0109
192166   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford786725running0106
201299   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford786825running0103
212965   Rob Morgan Dollar Racing   (Kenny Allen)Ford755575running0100
22 844   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford736550running897
231117   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet706525rear end094
243088   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet625500engine091
253431   Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford566575overheating088
262883   Lou Gigliotti Beard Mechanical   (Lou Gigliotti)Ford475450overheating085
27 935   Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet456425transmission082
281457   Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Motorcars   (Ed Scherer)Ford435400transmission079
293320   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet396375running076
302275   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet375350engine073
31 718   Tom Hubert Dana Corporation   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge295350engine070
32184   Bill Sedgwick Soff-Cut International   (Tim Buckley)Chevrolet195350engine067
33 648   Ron Fellows AER Manufacturing   (Billy Hess)Chevrolet125350brakes064
342590   Lance Norick Jones Industries   (Ron Norick)Ford45350transmission061

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Chris Horn
Robbie Pyle5
Michael Cohen45
Jon Leavy54
Randy Nelson82

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11616  
17204   #4 engine turn 14 
21266  
27282   #66 spun turn 10 
29302  
31333   #18 spun turn 14 
34385  
39402   #93 spun turn 10 
41466  
47482   #35 spun turn 14 
496315  
64652   #88 stalled turn 1 
668116  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.5%             Average green flag run: 9.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Ruttman144
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.562
  Jay Sauter771
  Jack Sprague881
  Mike Skinner9157
  Boris Said16238
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.244724
  Rick Crawford486417
  Jay Sauter658016
  Joe Ruttman81811

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rich Bickle 2242    
2   Jack Sprague 2216   -26  
3   Joe Ruttman 2164   -78  
4   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 2102   -140  
5   Mike Bliss 2021   -221  
6   Jimmy Hensley 1971   -271  
7   Jay Sauter 1966   -276  
8   Rick Carelli 1952   -290  
9   Chuck Bown 1937   -305  
10   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 1912   -330  
11   Rick Crawford 1862   -380  
12   Butch Miller 1838   -404  
13   Dave Rezendes 1772   -470  
14   Stacy Compton 1697   -545  
15   Boris Said 1650   -592  
16   Bob Keselowski 1597   -645  
17   Tammy Jo Kirk 1583   -659  
18   Tony Raines 1563   -679  
19   Bryan Reffner 1516   -726  
20   Tony Roper 1487   -755