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Held on August 16, 1997 at Nashville Speedway USA in Nashville, TN
256 L, 152.576 M, 245.504 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 24 Jack Sprague Quaker State Chevy 256 80 running 180
2 2 16 Ron Hornaday, Jr. NAPA Brakes Chevy 256 166 running 170
3 6 20 Butch Miller Orleans Hotel & Casino Chevy 256 0 running 165
4 12 35 Dave Rezendes Ortho Lawn & Garden Products Chevy 256 0 running 160
5 9 86 Stacy Compton Valvoline Instant Oil Change Ford 256 0 running 155
6 25 17 Rich Bickle Sears DieHard Chevy 255 0 running 150
7 13 99 Chuck Bown Exide Batteries Ford 255 0 running 146
8 10 14 Rick Crawford Circle Bar Motel & RV Park Ford 255 0 running 142
9 1 2 Mike Bliss Team ASE Racing Ford 255 10 running 138
10 31 6 Rick Carelli REMAX Chevy 255 0 running 134
11 24 19 Tony Raines Pennzoil Dodge 255 0 running 130
12 16 60 Tobey Butler Farris Concrete Chevy 255 0 running 127
13 28 3 Jay Sauter GM Goodwrench Service Chevy 255 0 running 124
14 29 07 Tammy Jo Kirk Bodine Racing Ford 254 0 running 121
15 27 43 Jimmy Hensley Cummins Engines Dodge 254 0 running 118
16 14 75 Kevin Harvick Spears Manufacturing Chevy 253 0 running 115
17 19 31 Tony Roper Concor Tool & Machine Ford 253 0 running 112
18 5 70 Joe Buford Cone Oil Ford 253 0 running 109
19 17 80 Joe Ruttman LCI International Ford 252 0 running 106
20 33 7 Barry Bodine Bodine Racing Ford 249 0 running 103
21 32 98 Kenny Irwin, Jr. Raybestos Ford 246 0 running 100
22 34 12 Eric Norris Wolverine Vinyl Siding Ford 235 0 running 97
23 18 29 Bob Keselowski Mopar Performance Dodge 204 0 running 94
24 30 65 Andy Houston Addington Racing Chevy 172 0 electrical 91
25 26 04 Brad Teague M-R Motorsports Chevy 161 0 running 88
26 8 37 Scot Walters Red Man Golden Blend Chevy 149 0 overheating 85
27 7 44 Boris Said Federated Auto Parts Ford 134 0 crash 82
28 15 18 Tom Hubert Dana Corporation Dodge 133 0 crash 79
29 4 66 Bryan Reffner Carlin Burners & Controls Ford 126 0 crash 76
30 20 27 Rob Rizzo Hastings Filters Ford 120 0 engine 73
31 23 97 Wayne Anderson Porter-Cable Power Tools Ford 89 0 crash 70
32 11 61 Randy Tolsma IWX Motor Freight Chevy 84 0 crash 67
33 22 88 Terry Cook Sealmaster, PBA Tour Chevy 62 0 rear end 64
34 21 52 Mike Wallace Dayco No-Slack Belts Chevy 30 0 engine 61
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Frank Kimmel, Doug George, Mike Colabucci, Bill Sedgwick, Eric Norris, Brian Cunningham, Blaise Alexander
Time of Race: 1h:55:33
Fast Qualifier: Mike Bliss - 19.418 sec.
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Margin of Victory: 0.417 seconds
Average Speed: 79.226 mph
Cautions: 9 for 53 laps - 30-37 (#62 engine (turns 1/2)); 57-61 (#18 spun (turn 2)); 80-88 (#61 accident (turn 1)); 89-95 (#3,29,43,97 accident (frontstretch)); 126-126 (halfway break); 135-143 (#18,44 accident (frontstretch)); 147-151 (#07 spun (turn 4)); 176-179 (#70 spun (turn 4)); 249-254 (debris (turn 1))
Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers - Mike Bliss 1-10; Ron Hornaday, Jr. 11-127; Jack Sprague 128-151; Ron Hornaday, Jr. 152-200; Jack Sprague 201-256