OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WINSTON 500

Mark Martin won the 1997 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Winston 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Talladega Superspeedway
  • LOCATION: Talladega
  • LENGTH: 2.660 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $1,317,496

RACE

  • NUMBER: 10
  • NAME: Winston 500
  • DATE: 05-10-1997
  • LAPS / MILES: 188 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Mark Martin
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 188.354
  • START POSITION: 18th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 26
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 18 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 180 188 47 Running 92,220
2 3 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service 180 188 76 Running 85,445
3 8 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 165 188 0 Running 61,845
4 1 98 John Andretti Ford RCA 165 188 19 Running 57,920
5 11 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Refinishes 160 188 13 Running 54,440
6 36 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 150 188 0 Running 52,655
7 20 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 146 188 0 Running 36,550
8 39 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 147 188 13 Running 38,100
9 17 30 Johnny Benson, Jr. Pontiac Pennzoil 138 188 0 Running 33,300
10 7 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 139 188 2 Running 40,800
11 29 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 130 188 0 Running 34,295
12 6 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 132 188 1 Running 30,215
13 12 36 Derrike Cope Pontiac Skittles 124 188 0 Running 18,385
14 28 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 126 188 1 Running 29,305
15 26 90 Dick Trickle Ford Heilig-Meyers 118 188 0 Running 23,625
16 5 31 Mike Skinner Chevrolet Lowe's 120 187 2 Running 18,335
17 27 46 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Chevrolet First Union 112 187 0 Running 16,620
18 10 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 109 187 0 Running 27,480
19 32 40 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Coors Light 106 187 0 Running 20,190
20 2 77 Bobby Hillin, Jr. Ford Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul 103 187 0 Running 22,730
21 14 9 Lake Speed Ford Ace Hardware 100 187 0 Running 26,410
22 15 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 97 187 0 Running 26,090
23 40 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 94 187 0 Running 25,880
24 38 16 Ted Musgrave Ford Family Channel / Primestar 96 187 1 Running 25,675
25 13 20 Greg Sacks Ford Hardee's 88 187 0 Running 15,420
26 30 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 85 187 0 Running 25,390
27 33 25 Ricky Craven Chevrolet Budweiser 82 186 0 Running 25,235
28 41 1 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac Cruisin' America Phone Card 79 186 0 Running 25,080
29 22 29 Robert Pressley Chevrolet Cartoon Network 76 186 0 Running 17,925
30 37 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet RealTree Camouflage 73 186 0 Running 17,870
31 35 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 70 186 0 Running 29,710
32 43 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Parts America 67 186 0 Running 24,155
33 31 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 64 186 0 Running 21,625
34 42 97 Chad Little Pontiac John Deere 61 185 0 Running 14,595
35 9 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 58 184 0 Running 31,365
36 23 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 55 183 0 Running 21,535
37 4 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 57 180 1 Engine 31,571
38 34 96 David Green Chevrolet Caterpillar 49 169 0 Engine 14,335
39 16 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Film 51 113 10 Engine 31,835
40 21 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 43 109 0 Running 14,335
41 24 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 40 93 0 Engine 21,335
42 25 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 37 85 0 Engine 14,335
43 19 7 Geoffrey Bodine Ford QVC 39 78 2 Engine 21,335