OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

THE BUD AT THE GLEN

Jeff Gordon won the 1997 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES The Bud At The Glen at Watkins Glen International.

TRACK

  • NAME: Watkins Glen International
  • LOCATION: Watkins Glen
  • LENGTH: 2.450 Miles
  • SURFACE: Road Course
  • PURSE: $1,132,747

RACE

  • NUMBER: 20
  • NAME: The Bud At The Glen
  • DATE: 08-10-1997
  • LAPS / MILES: 90 / 221
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 11

WINNER

  • NAME: Jeff Gordon
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 91.294
  • START POSITION: 11th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 10
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 11 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Refinishes 185 90 32 Running 139,120
2 7 7 Geoffrey Bodine Ford QVC 175 90 18 Running 71,895
3 13 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 170 90 2 Running 43,810
4 10 40 Robby Gordon Chevrolet Coors Light 160 90 0 Running 39,200
5 9 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 155 90 0 Running 36,700
6 29 16 Ted Musgrave Ford Family Channel / Primestar 150 90 0 Running 31,500
7 4 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 151 90 4 Running 28,080
8 16 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 147 90 1 Running 37,505
9 33 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 138 90 0 Running 26,575
10 5 46 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. Chevrolet First Union 134 90 0 Running 16,585
11 25 30 Johnny Benson, Jr. Pontiac Pennzoil 135 90 6 Running 25,355
12 8 42 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 132 90 10 Running 18,015
13 6 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Film 124 90 0 Running 29,725
14 15 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 121 90 0 Running 24,485
15 28 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 118 90 0 Running 17,995
16 3 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service Plus 115 90 0 Running 29,575
17 39 25 Ricky Craven Chevrolet Budweiser 112 90 0 Running 23,755
18 32 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Parts America 114 90 3 Running 23,535
19 26 31 Mike Skinner Chevrolet Lowe's 106 90 0 Running 16,780
20 30 98 John Andretti Ford RCA 103 90 0 Running 24,885
21 22 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 100 90 0 Running 24,455
22 38 96 David Green Chevrolet Caterpillar 97 90 0 Running 12,335
23 40 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 94 90 0 Running 22,540
24 34 1 Lance Hooper Pontiac R&L Carriers 91 90 0 Running 22,380
25 17 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 88 90 0 Running 22,245
26 35 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 85 90 0 Running 15,085
27 23 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 82 89 0 Fuel 21,972
28 24 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 79 89 0 Crash 26,915
29 36 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 76 89 0 Running 26,855
30 42 29 Jeff Green Chevrolet Cartoon Network 73 89 0 Running 14,295
31 19 90 Dorsey Schroeder Ford Heilig-Meyers / Simmons 70 89 0 Running 11,630
32 2 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 72 89 14 Running 28,365
33 12 14 Steve Park Chevrolet Burger King 64 88 0 Running 11,515
34 21 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 61 88 0 Running 18,490
35 1 34 Todd Bodine Chevrolet Hardinge 58 87 0 Engine 16,465
36 41 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 55 77 0 Oil leak 18,415
37 14 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 52 65 0 Engine 26,390
38 37 36 Derrike Cope Pontiac Skittles 49 64 0 Running 11,365
39 20 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 46 56 0 Rear end 18,365
40 31 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 43 24 0 Transmission 27,865
41 18 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 40 14 0 Engine 18,365
42 27 97 Chad Little Pontiac John Deere 37 8 0 Engine 11,365