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1997 Link-Belt Construction Equipment 225


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NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race number 13 of 26
Saturday, July 12, 1997 at Louisville Motor Speedway, Louisville, KY
225 laps on a .438 mile paved track (98.4 miles)

Time of race: 1:26:30
Average Speed: 68.358 mph
Pole Speed: 103.16 mph
Cautions: 13 for 66 laps
Margin of Victory: .192 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1997 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series results   /   1997 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Truck Laps Money Status Led Points
51117   Rich Bickle Sears DieHard   (Darrell Waltrip)Chevrolet2259,275running0155
13122   Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing   (Jim Smith)Ford2237,100running0124
222299   Chuck Bown Exide Batteries   (Jack Roush)Ford1966,375running097
19 76   Rick Carelli RE/MAX International   (Marshall Chesrown)Chevrolet2126,550overheating0106
6 686   Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change   (David Hodson)Ford22513,550running0150
151588   Terry Cook PBA Tour   (Duke Thorson)Chevrolet2216,550running0118
123015   Mike Cope Penrose Meat Snacks   (Billy Ballew)Ford2246,125running0127
16 514   Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park   (Tom Mitchell)Ford2196,675running0115
212565   Brian Cunningham Cunningham Historic Motorcars   (Kenny Allen)Ford1975,425running0100
172018   Michael Dokken Dana Corporation   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge2185,650running0112
262892   Doug George Rotary Lift   (Raymond Scanlan)Chevrolet1616,275crash085
27324   Wayne Grubb Link-Belt Construction   (William Grubb)Chevrolet1365,250crash082
112479   Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet2246,200running0130
3 143   Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge22519,175running0165
1 416   Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet22536,950running225180
181698   Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos   (Jim Herrick)Ford2176,575running0109
241029   Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance   (Ron Keselowski)Dodge1696,325engine091
302300   Bill Kimmel, Jr. Rite-Way Industries   (Andy Campbell)Chevrolet805,200overheating073
14147   Tammy Jo Kirk Lovable   (Geoffrey Bodine)Ford2237,025running0121
291820   Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino   (Walker Evans)Chevrolet916,200handling076
281775   Dan Press Spears Manufacturing   (Wayne Spears)Chevrolet1145,200overheating079
32275   Robbie Pyle Central Fastener   (Jerry Lawrence)Dodge135,200transmission067
4 219   Tony Raines Pennzoil   (Kurt Roehrig)Dodge22511,940running0160
23 866   Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls   (Dale Phelon)Ford1816,350crash094
252935   Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden   (Charles Hardy)Chevrolet1666,400overheating088
202131   Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine   (Bob Brevak)Ford2125,700running0103
2 380   Joe Ruttman LCI International   (Jack Roush)Ford22527,975running0170
9 944   Boris Said Federated Auto Parts   (Mark Simo)Ford2257,300running0138
31263   Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet646,200overheating070
81924   Jack Sprague Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2257,325running0142
103152   Mike Wallace Purolator PureOne Filters   (Ken Schrader)Chevrolet2257,325running0134
71337   Scot Walters Red Man Golden Blend   (Clarence Brewer)Chevrolet2257,150running0146

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Tommy Humphries22
Bill Sedgwick41
Eddie Johnson11
Billy Pauch06
Jeff Spraker39
Gary Brooks91

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
188  
9146   #20,31 accident frontstretch 
153420  
35395   #98 spun turn 4 
405112  
52576   #7 spun turn 3 
587619  
77848   #2,18 accident dogleg 
859814  
991024   #92,4 spun turn 1 
10311311  
1141141   halfway break 
1151206  
1211255   #14 accident frontstretch 
1261272  
1281303   debris turn 4 
1311377  
1381436   #4 accident turn 1 
1441474  
1481547   #35,65,52 accident frontstretch 
15516814  
1691746   #92 accident turn 1 
1751817  
1821876   #66 accident turn 2 
1881903  
1911933   #66 stalled turn 3 
19422532  
  Percent of race run under caution: 29.3%             Average green flag run: 11.4 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ron Hornaday, Jr.1225225

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Rich Bickle 1993    
2   Jack Sprague 1931   -62  
3   Joe Ruttman 1857   -136  
4   Ron Hornaday, Jr. 1757   -236  
5   Chuck Bown 1749   -244  
6   Mike Bliss 1739   -254  
7   Jay Sauter 1691   -302  
8   Jimmy Hensley 1683   -310  
9   Kenny Irwin, Jr. 1682   -311  
10   Rick Carelli 1668   -325  
11   Butch Miller 1628   -365  
12   Rick Crawford 1570   -423  
13   Dave Rezendes 1560   -433  
14   Boris Said 1456   -537  
15   Stacy Compton 1408   -585  
16   Bob Keselowski 1370   -623  
17   Tammy Jo Kirk 1341   -652  
18   Bryan Reffner 1292   -701  
19   Tony Raines 1291   -702  
20   Doug George 1279   -714