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1997 The Bud At The Glen


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 20 of 32
Sunday, August 10, 1997 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
90 laps on a 2.450 mile road course (220.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:24:55
Average speed: 91.294 mph
Pole speed: 120.505 mph
Cautions: 5 for 11 laps
Margin of victory: 1.35 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1997 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90139120running32185
2 77   Geoffrey Bodine QVC   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford9071895running18175
3132   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford9043810running2170
41040   Robby Gordon Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9039200running0160
5 96   Mark Martin Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford9036700running0155
62916   Ted Musgrave Family Channel / Primestar   (Jack Roush)Ford9031500running0150
7 494   Bill Elliott McDonald's   (Bill Elliott)Ford9028080running4151
8165   Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet9037505running1147
93341   Steve Grissom Kodiak   (Larry Hedrick)Chevrolet9026575running0138
10 546   Wally Dallenbach, Jr. First Union   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9016585running0134
112530   Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil   (Chuck Rider)Pontiac9025355running6135
12 842   Joe Nemechek BellSouth   (Felix Sabates)Chevrolet9018015running10132
13 64   Sterling Marlin Kodak Film   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet9029725running0124
141533   Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit   (Andy Petree)Chevrolet9024485running0121
152837   Jeremy Mayfield Kmart / RC Cola   (Michael Kranefuss)Ford9017995running0118
16 33   Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9029575running0115
173925   Ricky Craven Budweiser   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet9023755running0112
183217   Darrell Waltrip Parts America   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet9023535running3114
192631   Mike Skinner Lowe's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet9016780running0106
203098   John Andretti RCA   (Cale Yarborough)Ford9024885running0103
212228   Ernie Irvan Texaco / Havoline   (Yates Racing)Ford9024455running0100
223896   David Green Caterpillar   (Buz McCall)Chevrolet9012335running097
234075   Rick Mast Remington Arms   (Butch Mock)Ford9022540running094
24341   Lance Hooper R&L Carriers   (Richard Jackson)Pontiac9022380running091
251721   Michael Waltrip Citgo   (Wood Brothers)Ford9022245running088
263544   Kyle Petty Hot Wheels   (Kyle Petty)Pontiac9015085running085
272381   Kenny Wallace Square D   (Fil Martocci)Ford8921972fuel082
282443   Bobby Hamilton STP   (Petty Enterprises)Pontiac8926915crash079
293699   Jeff Burton Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford8926855running076
304229   Jeff Green Cartoon Network   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet8914295running073
311990   Dorsey Schroeder Heilig-Meyers / Simmons   (Junie Donlavey)Ford8911630running070
32 288   Dale Jarrett Quality Care / Ford Credit   (Yates Racing)Ford8928365running1472
331214   Steve Park Burger King   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet8811515running064
342123   Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes   (Travis Carter)Ford8818490running061
35 134   Todd Bodine Hardinge   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet8716465engine058
36418   Hut Stricklin Circuit City   (Stavola Brothers)Ford7718415oil leak055
371418   Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Pontiac6526390engine052
383736   Derrike Cope Skittles   (Nelson Bowers)Pontiac6411365running049
392011   Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card   (Brett Bodine)Ford5618365rear end046
403110   Ricky Rudd Tide   (Ricky Rudd)Ford2427865transmission043
411822   Ward Burton MBNA America   (Bill Davis)Pontiac1418365engine040
422797   Chad Little John Deere   (Greg Pollex)Pontiac811365engine037

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
43Bobby Hillin, Jr.78HanesJim WilsonFord
44Morgan Shepherd77Jasper Engines / Federal MogulDoug BawelFord
45Dave Marcis71RealTree CamouflageDave MarcisChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11122   #97 engine turn 10 
13164  
17182   #22 spun turn 9 
19279  
28292   #1,99 accident turn 1 
306132  
62643   #14 spun inner loop 
65728  
73742   #90 spun turn 1 
759016  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 13.2 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Jarrett11414
  Bill Elliott15184
  Joe Nemechek192810
  Johnny Benson, Jr.29346
  Geoffrey Bodine355218
  Jeff Gordon53564
  Rusty Wallace57582
  Terry Labonte59591
  Darrell Waltrip60623
  Jeff Gordon639028

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3019    
2   Mark Martin 2910   -109  
3   Dale Jarrett 2759   -260  
4   Terry Labonte 2750   -269  
5   Jeff Burton 2667   -352  
6   Dale Earnhardt 2606   -413  
7   Bobby Labonte 2463   -556  
8   Jeremy Mayfield 2373   -646  
9   Ricky Rudd 2352   -667  
10   Bill Elliott 2330   -689  
11   Ted Musgrave 2309   -710  
12   Johnny Benson, Jr. 2264   -755  
13   Rusty Wallace 2188   -831  
14   Ernie Irvan 2140   -879  
15   Michael Waltrip 2123   -896  
16   Darrell Waltrip 2112   -907  
17   Ken Schrader 2109   -910  
18   Kyle Petty 2075   -944  
19   Jimmy Spencer 2023   -996  
20   Sterling Marlin 2011   -1008