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NASCAR Busch Grand National Series race number 28 of 30
Sunday, October 19, 1997 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
150 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:04:04
Average Speed: 145.083 mph
Pole Speed: 175.157 mph
Cautions: 3 for 18 laps
Margin of Victory: 15.903 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Busch Grand National Series results   /   1997 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
12836   Todd Bodine Stanley   (Scott Welliver)Pontiac15067,200running18180
2 13   Steve Park AC Delco   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet15056,950running41170
3 517   Matt Kenseth Kraft Singles   (Robbie Reiser)Chevrolet15041,225running0165
41721   Michael Waltrip Band-Aid   (Michael Waltrip)Ford15024,000running0160
53247   Robert Pressley Sunoco / 360 Communication   (Tad Geschickter)Chevrolet15024,300running2155
61572   Mike Dillon Detroit Gasket   (Ron Parker)Chevrolet14924,740running8150
71299   Glenn Allen, Jr. Luxaire   (Bill Papke)Chevrolet14918,800running0146
83643   Dennis Setzer Lance Snacks   (David Ridling)Chevrolet14917,550running0142
92334   Mike McLaughlin Royal Oak Charcoal   (Frank Cicci)Chevrolet14919,500running1138
101874   Randy LaJoie Fina   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet14921,400running0134
113945   Jeff Fuller Hunters Specialties   (Mike Laughlin)Chevrolet14916,850running0130
12134   Kevin Lepage Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet14916,650running0127
132777   Ed Berrier Lear Corporation / UAW   (John Walsh)Ford14913,850running0124
14 789   Stanton Barrett Northstar Water   (Meredith Ruark)Ford14913,400running0121
153563   Tracy Leslie Lysol   (Hubert Hensley)Chevrolet14815,725running0118
16256   Joe Bessey Power Team   (Joe Bessey)Chevrolet14815,200running0115
173357   Jason Keller Slim Jim   (Joe Keller)Chevrolet14817,350running0112
18295   Terry Labonte Bayer / Alka-Seltzer   (Terry Labonte)Chevrolet14813,000running0109
192038   Elton Sawyer Barbasol   (Bob Sutton)Ford14814,900running0106
202620   Blaise Alexander Lisa Express   (Allen Cretsinger)Chevrolet14813,725running0103
21372   Rusty Wallace Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford14812,450running00
221494   Ron Barfield, Jr. New Holland Tractors   (Bill Elliott)Ford14814,350running097
234009   Peter Gibbons Serengetti Eyewear   (Peter Gibbons)Chevrolet14712,300running094
241956   Jeff Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet14612,150running091
25 964   Dick Trickle Dura Lube   (Dennis Shoemaker)Chevrolet14612,250running088
26 429   Elliott Sadler Phillips 66   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet14616,750running085
27211   Hermie Sadler DeWalt Tools   (Gary Bechtel)Chevrolet14513,850running082
283422   Scott Lagasse Pest Offense   (Allen Bloom)Chevrolet14311,750running079
293835   Lyndon Amick Team Amick   (Bill Amick)Pontiac14211,850running076
30 244   Bobby Labonte Shell Oil   (Bobby Labonte)Pontiac14114,775ignition7673
312288   Kevin Schwantz Ryder   (David Ridling)Chevrolet14113,700wheel bearing370
323010   Phil Parsons Channellock   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet14013,350running167
33 333   Tim Fedewa Kleenex   (Bill Baumgardner)Chevrolet13514,000engine064
34117   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Manheim   (Ed Whitaker)Chevrolet12911,150handling061
354248   Loy Allen, Jr. Unifirst Uniforms   (James Porter)Ford12311,050running058
36 885   Shane Hall Luck's Foods   (Don Stegall)Chevrolet10912,950running055
37 696   Stevie Reeves Big A Auto Parts   (Donald Laird)Ford10411,850running052
382468   Chris Diamond J & L Motors   (Jerry Francis)Chevrolet10110,750engine00
391080   Mark Krogh Clearwater Forest Industries   (Robert Krogh)Chevrolet4711,750engine046
401600   Buckshot Jones Aquafresh   (Billy Jones)Pontiac1614,000crash043
413137   Mark Green Timber Wolf   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet811,750crash040
42410   Johnny Chapman Bowl Fresh / Honeywell   (Phil Parsons)Chevrolet311,950engine00

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11155   #37,34,56 accident turn 3 
16172  
18236   #00 accident turn 2 
247350  
74807   #22 accident turn 4 
8115070  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 33.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Steve Park13737
  Bobby Labonte385417
  Steve Park55584
  Phil Parsons59591
  Mike Dillon60612
  Todd Bodine62698
  Kevin Schwantz70723
  Robert Pressley73742
  Mike McLaughlin75751
  Mike Dillon76816
  Bobby Labonte8214059
  Todd Bodine14115010

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Randy LaJoie 4108    
2   Todd Bodine 3908   -200  
3   Steve Park 3803   -305  
4   Mike McLaughlin 3371   -737  
5   Elliott Sadler 3337   -771  
6   Phil Parsons 3320   -788  
7   Buckshot Jones 3234   -874  
8   Elton Sawyer 3225   -883  
9   Tim Fedewa 3158   -950  
10   Hermie Sadler 3097   -1011  
11   Jason Keller 3075   -1033  
12   Kevin Lepage 3072   -1036  
13   Mark Green 3010   -1098  
14   Dick Trickle 2864   -1244  
15   Mike Dillon 2814   -1294  
16   Tracy Leslie 2725   -1383  
17   Glenn Allen, Jr. 2709   -1399  
18   Joe Bessey 2600   -1508  
19   Stevie Reeves 2443   -1665  
20   Jeff Fuller 2351   -1757