OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

MILLER 500

Ricky Rudd won the 1997 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Miller 500 at Dover International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Dover International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Dover
  • LENGTH: 1.000 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $1,272,450

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Miller 500
  • DATE: 06-01-1997
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 500
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 54

WINNER

  • NAME: Ricky Rudd
  • CAR MAKE: Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 114.635
  • START POSITION: 13th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 23
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 13 10 Ricky Rudd Ford Tide 180 175 5 500 31 Running 95,255
2 7 6 Mark Martin Ford Valvoline 175 170 5 500 1 Running 52,405
3 34 99 Jeff Burton Ford Exide Batteries 170 165 5 500 1 Running 53,155
4 25 37 Jeremy Mayfield Ford Kmart / RC Cola 160 160 0 500 0 Running 37,090
5 3 44 Kyle Petty Pontiac Hot Wheels 160 155 5 500 6 Running 31,820
6 11 33 Ken Schrader Chevrolet Skoal Bandit 155 150 5 499 2 Running 34,515
7 24 21 Michael Waltrip Ford Citgo 146 146 0 499 0 Running 32,265
8 12 94 Bill Elliott Ford McDonald's 142 142 0 499 0 Running 31,765
9 40 31 Mike Skinner Chevrolet Lowe's 138 138 0 498 0 Running 24,815
10 26 4 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Kodak Film 134 134 0 498 0 Running 39,615
11 17 16 Ted Musgrave Ford Family Channel / Primestar 130 130 0 498 0 Running 29,540
12 30 75 Rick Mast Ford Remington Arms 127 127 0 498 0 Running 28,940
13 19 25 Ricky Craven Chevrolet Budweiser 124 124 0 498 0 Running 28,450
14 21 5 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Kellogg's Corn Flakes 121 121 0 497 0 Running 38,940
15 4 42 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet BellSouth 118 118 0 497 0 Running 22,690
16 43 3 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet GM Goodwrench Service 115 115 0 497 0 Running 33,265
17 39 43 Bobby Hamilton Pontiac STP 112 112 0 497 0 Running 31,780
18 8 96 David Green Chevrolet Caterpillar 109 109 0 496 0 Running 16,665
19 14 8 Hut Stricklin Ford Circuit City 106 106 0 496 0 Running 27,140
20 15 36 Derrike Cope Pontiac Skittles 103 103 0 495 0 Running 22,440
21 29 30 Johnny Benson Jr Pontiac Pennzoil 105 100 5 495 1 Running 26,840
22 22 23 Jimmy Spencer Ford Camel Cigarettes 97 97 0 493 0 Running 26,690
23 33 91 Mike Wallace Chevrolet Spam 94 94 0 493 0 Running 16,340
24 28 41 Steve Grissom Chevrolet Kodiak 91 91 0 492 0 Running 26,490
25 5 71 Dave Marcis Chevrolet RealTree Camouflage 88 88 0 492 0 Running 19,540
26 2 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Refinishes 90 85 5 490 18 Running 33,470
27 41 81 Kenny Wallace Ford Square D 82 82 0 485 0 Handling 26,090
28 37 17 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Parts America 84 79 5 482 1 Running 26,040
29 23 98 John Andretti Ford RCA 76 76 0 482 0 Running 25,490
30 10 28 Ernie Irvan Ford Texaco / Havoline 78 73 5 471 151 Crash 35,940
31 16 97 Chad Little Pontiac John Deere 70 70 0 468 0 Rear end 15,890
32 6 88 Dale Jarrett Ford Quality Care / Ford Credit 77 67 10 463 255 Engine 44,130
33 20 11 Brett Bodine Ford Close Call Phone Card 64 64 0 453 0 Ignition 22,780
34 9 22 Ward Burton Pontiac MBNA America 61 61 0 435 0 Running 15,730
35 42 19 Gary Bradberry Ford Child Support Recovery 58 58 0 398 0 Clutch 15,530
36 31 40 Wally Dallenbach Jr Chevrolet Coors Light 55 55 0 364 0 Electrical 22,515
37 27 29 Jeff Green Chevrolet Cartoon Network 52 52 0 356 0 Suspension 15,485
38 36 1 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac R&L Carriers / Cruisin' America 54 49 5 323 2 Crash 22,485
39 18 2 Rusty Wallace Ford Miller Lite 46 46 0 316 0 Engine 32,485
40 1 18 Bobby Labonte Pontiac Interstate Batteries 48 43 5 283 29 Running 36,485
41 32 90 Dick Trickle Ford Heilig-Meyers / Simmons 40 40 0 238 0 Crash 15,485
42 35 7 Geoffrey Bodine Ford QVC 42 37 5 237 2 Crash 22,485
43 38 77 Bobby Hillin Jr Ford Jasper Engines / Federal Mogul 34 34 0 234 0 Crash 15,485