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NASCAR Winston Cup Pepsi 400 -- Starting Grid

5 July 1997

DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Starting grid for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series, Pepsi 
400:
          
Ps.No.  Driver                 Sponsor                   Make Lap Time M.P.H.
-- ---- ----------------------------------------------------- -------- -------
Row  1 
 1  31  * Mike Skinner         Lowe's                    Chev 0:47.424 189.777
 2   3  Dale Earnhardt         GM Goodwrench Serv Plus   Chev 0:42.428 212.124
Row  2 
 3  98  John Andretti          RCA                       Ford 0:47.513 189.422
 4  24  Jeff Gordon            DuPont Automotive Finish  Chev 0:47.529 189.358
Row  3 
 5  23  Jimmy Spencer          Camel Cigarettes          Ford 0:47.618 189.004
 6   2  Rusty Wallace          Miller Lite               Ford 0:47.656 188.853
Row  4 
 7  78  Billy Standridge       Hanes/Diamond Rio         Ford 0:47.672 188.790
 8  21  Michael Waltrip        Citgo                     Ford 0:47.673 188.786
Row  5 
 9  75  Rick Mast              Remington Arms            Ford 0:47.678 188.766
10   9  Lake Speed             Melling Racing            Ford 0:47.720 188.600
Row  6 
11  42  Joe Nemechek           Bell South                Chev 0:47.751 188.478
12  90  Dick Trickle           Heilig-Meyers/Simmons     Ford 0:47.755 188.462
Row  7 
13  10  Ricky Rudd             Tide                      Ford 0:47.815 188.225
14  33  Ken Schrader           Skoal                     Chev 0:47.854 188.072
Row  8 
15  30  Johnny Benson          Pennzoil                  Pont 0:47.859 188.052
16  88  Dale Jarrett           Quality Care/Ford Credit  Ford 0:47.878 187.978
Row  9 
17  94  Bill Elliott           McDonald's                Ford 0:47.913 187.840
18   6  Mark Martin            Valvoline                 Ford 0:47.915 187.833
Row  10 
19   8  Hut Stricklin          Circuit City              Ford 0:47.954 187.680
20  18  Bobby Labonte          Interstate Batteries      Pont 0:47.958 187.664
Row  11 
21  22  Ward Burton            MBNA America              Pont 0:47.971 187.613
22  16  Ted Musgrave           Family Channel/Primestar  Ford 0:48.020 187.422
Row  12 
23  99  Jeff Burton            Exide Batteries           Ford 0:48.027 187.395
24  28  Ernie Irvan            Texaco Havoline           Ford 0:48.027 187.395
Row  13 
25  43  Bobby Hamilton         STP                       Pont 0:48.066 187.243
26  40  * Robby Gordon         Coors Light               Chev 0:48.071 187.223
Row  14 
27  81  Kenny Wallace          Square D                  Ford 0:48.095 187.130
28  36  Derrike Cope           Skittles                  Pont 0:48.124 187.017
Row  15 
29  97  Chad Little            John Deere                Pont 0:48.171 186.834
30   4  Sterling Marlin        Kodak Gold Film           Chev 0:48.177 186.811
Row  16 
31  37  Jeremy Mayfield        KMart/RC Cola             Ford 0:48.187 186.772
32  77  Morgan Shepherd        Jasper Engines            Ford 0:48.208 186.691
Row  17 
33  46  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.  First Union               Chev 0:48.271 186.447
34  17  Darrell Waltrip        Western Auto              Chev 0:48.318 186.266
Row  18 
35   5  Terry Labonte          Kellogg's Corn Flakes     Chev 0:48.334 186.204
36  96  * David Green          Caterpillar               Chev 0:48.345 186.162
Row  19 
37  71  Dave Marcis            RealTree                  Chev 0:48.377 186.039
38  44  Kyle Petty             Hot Wheels                Pont 0:48.393 185.977
Row  20 
39  25  Ricky Craven           Budweiser                 Chev  Provsnl   0.000
40  11  Brett Bodine           Close Call                Ford  Provsnl   0.000
Row  21 
41   1  Jerry Nadeau           R & L Carriers            Pont  Provsnl   0.000
42  41  Steve Grissom          Kodiak                    Chev  Provsnl   0.000


DID NOT QUALIFY:

91  Loy Allen              Spam/Hormel Foods         Chev
 7  Geoff Bodine           QVC                       Ford
29  * Jeff Green           Cartoon Network           Chev
    
* Rookie of the Year Contender
     
Track Length      :  2.5000 Miles