1997 PRIMESTAR 500YT-icon.png NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 9, 1997 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA
328 L, 505.12 M, 812.784 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care, Ford Credit Ford 328 253 running 185
2 17 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco, Havoline Ford 328 10 running 175
3 21 1 Morgan Shepherd Delco Remy America Pontiac 328 10 running 170
4 29 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 328 3 running 165
5 27 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 328 0 running 155
6 2 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Ford 328 9 running 155
7 31 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Ford 328 0 running 146
8 26 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Chevy 328 0 running 142
9 22 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chevy 328 1 running 143
10 18 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac 328 0 running 134
11 40 30 Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil Pontiac 328 0 running 130
12 36 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pontiac 327 0 running 127
13 30 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac 327 0 running 124
14 1 40 Robby Gordon Coors Light Chevy 327 42 running 126
15 33 98 John Andretti RCA Ford 327 0 running 118
16 3 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chevy 327 0 running 115
17 16 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford 327 0 running 112
18 41 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card Ford 326 0 running 109
19 32 97 Chad Little John Deere Pontiac 324 0 running 106
20 8 7 Geoffrey Bodine QVC Ford 324 0 running 103
21 24 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevy 323 0 running 100
22 6 9 Lake Speed Melling Engine Parts Ford 323 0 running 97
23 20 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevy 323 0 running 94
24 19 96 David Green Caterpillar Chevy 323 0 running 91
25 35 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chevy 321 0 running 88
26 37 91 Mike Wallace Spam Chevy 311 0 running 85
27 28 20 Greg Sacks Hardee's Ford 305 0 running 82
28 4 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers Ford 304 0 engine 79
29 10 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Ford 299 0 crash 76
30 25 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford 293 0 running 73
31 38 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 284 0 crash 70
32 12 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes Ford 282 0 crash 67
33 39 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chevy 281 0 crash 64
34 7 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel, Primestar Ford 267 0 crash 61
35 13 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chevy 266 0 crash 58
36 11 78 Billy Standridge Diamond Rio, Hanes Ford 261 0 engine 55
37 14 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart, RC Cola Ford 260 0 engine 52
38 15 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford 253 0 engine 49
39 42 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevy 252 0 crash 46
40 34 19 Gary Bradberry Child Support Recovery Ford 252 0 crash 43
41 5 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Ford 226 0 engine 40
42 23 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes Chevy 59 0 engine 37
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Robert Pressley; Derrike Cope; Bobby Hillin, Jr.; Wally Dallenbach, Jr.; Ed Berrier; Dave Marcis; Mike Miller
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: ??? mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available