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1997 Reese's 400

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ARCA Bondo/Mar-Hyde Series race number 22 of 22
Saturday, November 15, 1997 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
162 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (249.480 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:06
Average speed: 109.195 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 9 for 65 laps
Margin of victory: .023 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14

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

12933   Harris DeVane Bob's Candy / Georgia Peanut   (C.L. Jones)Ford16217800running7
2 146   Frank Kimmel Advance Auto Parts / Autocraft Battery   (Dan Falldorf)Chevrolet16212050running68
31780   Andy Hillenburg Stan Hover Motorsports   (Stan Hover)Ford1627025running10
42117   Mike Ciochetti Hughes Supply   (Mike Ciochetti)Chevrolet1625595running0
52090   Ed Berrier Mean Green / Lauderdale-Miami Auto Auction   (Ed Berrier)Ford1625050running26
6 266   Mark Thompson Midway Island / Phoenix Air   (Mike Brandt)Ford1624200running0
7313   Kirk Shelmerdine Ken Appling Racing   (Kenneth Appling)Chevrolet1613250running0
8 685   Bobby Gerhart Manheim Auto Auctions   (Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet1603450running0
93847   Jimmy Kitchens Hibbett Sports / Dunlop Golf   (Dave Carroll)Ford1602950running0
10 599   Jeff Finley TNCi / Cheetah Systems   (Ray DeWitt)Ford1603230running0
11 818   Josh Baltes North American Carbide   (Terry Baltes)Chevrolet1582850running0
123971   Dwayne Leik RealTree Camouflage   (Dave Marcis)Chevrolet1572400running0
132874   Gary Laton Tampico Citrus Punch   (Thomas Laton)Chevrolet1552350crash36
142364   Rick Harrell Jim Eloff Racing   (Jim Eloff)Ford1532300running0
153373   Ed Curtis Cable Innovations   (Jim Curtis)Chevrolet1502250running0
16 910   Curt Piercy ABS Air Systems   (Ron Turpin)Pontiac1452200running0
173424   Chuck Weber Cardinal Tool   (Chuck Weber)Chevrolet1442150running0
181126   Rick Sheppard Aramark / Collex   (Dick Sheppard)Oldsmobile1412100running0
191206   Brian Conz Van Dyke Park Suite Hotel   (Brian Conz)Pontiac1262050running0
201376   Joe Cooksey Brandon Industrial   (Mike Lorz)Pontiac1122000crash0
212532   Mark Stahl Auto Bell Car Washes Of NC   (Mark Stahl)Ford971950axle0
223750   Kenny Martin Independence Communications   (Bob Schacht)Ford851900crash0
232625   Phillip Young Young Racing   (Phillip Young)Ford661850running0
241842   Dan Pardus Midwest Transit   (Jim Gardner)Chevrolet651800running0
25 359   Mark Gibson Bill Holt Ford-Mercury   (Mark Gibson)Ford611750crash15
262752   Bill Baird Saturn Machine / Spee Dee Pop   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet461700engine0
273519   Stephen Sawyer The ShackFord461650fuel0
281412   Dick Tracey Vernon Parts & Equipment Racing   (Dick Tracey)Chevrolet431600oil0
292483   Billy Venturini Simoniz / Dunlop Golf   (Ed Rensi)Chevrolet401550crash0
30404   David Ray Boggs Kay Boggs Racing   (David Ray Boggs)Chevrolet301500overheating0
31 421   Bob Strait Zinsser Paints   (Jack Bowsher)Ford271450crash0
323656   Wes Russell Muncie Metal Spinning   (Dill Whittymore)Chevrolet241400wheel0
33159   Bill Flowers Cole Young / Cleve Smith   (Cole Young)Chevrolet201350engine0
34228   Dicky Williamson Masters Economy Inn   (H.L. Waters)Ford181300engine0
351975   Art Seeger Grundfos Pumps / Franklin Motors   (Bob Schacht)Ford151250engine0
361084   Norm Benning Benning Racing   (Norm Benning)Chevrolet51200overheating0
37 751   Frog Hall Frog's Driving Experience   (Greta Hall)Pontiac41200oil0
383086   Rich Woodland, Jr. Cold Duck Racing   (Richard Woodland)Chevrolet11200crash0
393248   Greg Sarff Rich Wholesale   (Greg Sarff)Pontiac11200crash0
401605   Steve Swick Kewadin Casinos   (Billy Gerhart)Chevrolet01200engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Delma Cowart0Masters InnFord
Matt Hutter1Phoenix ConstructionJames FinchChevrolet
Mike Swaim, Jr.5Swaim RacingPontiac
Frankie Spradlin07Spradlin RacingChevrolet
Billy Thomas22Joe Miller Land & TimberChevrolet
Ron Cox23Hixson ConstructionWayne HixsonChevrolet
Ed Kennedy27Chevrolet
Russell Landrum55Landrum Spring / American MotorPontiac
Randy Roush76Lorz RacingOldsmobile
WDTim Steele16HS Die / CIMLINCHarold SteeleFord
WDC.W. Smith28C&E ContainersMike SmithChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
397   #86,25,24,71 accident tri-oval 
28358   #21,42 accident turn 1 
41466   #83 accident turn 1 
48503   fluid on track 
627110   #59 accident turn 4 
86938   #50 accident turn 3 
11512511   #76,26 accident turn 1 
1291324   #47 spun turn 4 
1571604   #74 accident turn 3 
  Percent of race run under caution: 37.7%             Average green flag run: 10.1 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Frank Kimmel11212
  Mark Gibson13175
  Frank Kimmel183720
  Ed Berrier385114
  Mark Gibson526110
  Frank Kimmel62698
  Harris DeVane70756
  Ed Berrier768712
  Andy Hillenburg889710
  Frank Kimmel9810912
  Gary Laton1101178
  Frank Kimmel11812710
  Gary Laton12815528
  Frank Kimmel1561616
  Harris DeVane1621621