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NASCAR Winston Cup Pennsylvania 500 -- Starting Grid

20 July 1997

LONG POND, PA - Starting grid for the NASCAR Winston Cup Series,
Pennsylvania 500:
          
Ps.No.  Driver                 Sponsor                   Make Lap Time M.P.H.
-- ---- ----------------------------------------------------- -------- -------
Row  1 
 1  42  Joe Nemechek           Bell South                Chev 0:53.292 168.881
 2  28  Ernie Irvan            Texaco Havoline           Ford 0:53.424 168.464
Row  2 
 3  46  Wally Dallenbach, Jr.  First Union               Chev 0:53.537 168.108
 4  88  Dale Jarrett           Quality Care/Ford Credit  Ford 0:53.647 167.763
Row  3 
 5   3  Dale Earnhardt         GM Goodwrench Serv Plus   Chev 0:53.651 167.751
 6  24  Jeff Gordon            DuPont Automotive Finish  Chev 0:53.688 167.635
Row  4 
 7  33  Ken Schrader           Skoal                     Chev 0:53.726 167.517
 8  29  * Jeff Green           Cartoon Network           Chev 0:53.738 167.479
Row  5 
 9   6  Mark Martin            Valvoline                 Ford 0:53.747 167.451
10  18  Bobby Labonte          Interstate Batteries      Pont 0:53.778 167.355
Row  6 
11  31  * Mike Skinner         Lowe's                    Chev 0:53.805 167.271
12  41  Steve Grissom          Kodiak                    Chev 0:53.807 167.264
Row  7 
13  98  John Andretti          RCA                       Ford 0:53.808 167.261
14  23  Jimmy Spencer          Camel Cigarettes          Ford 0:53.838 167.168
Row  8 
15  94  Bill Elliott           McDonald's                Ford 0:53.878 167.044
16  17  Darrell Waltrip        Western Auto              Chev 0:53.957 166.799
Row  9 
17  37  Jeremy Mayfield        KMart/RC Cola             Ford 0:54.047 166.522
18  81  Kenny Wallace          Square D                  Ford 0:54.077 166.429
Row  10 
19  10  Ricky Rudd             Tide                      Ford 0:54.111 166.325
20  99  Jeff Burton            Exide Batteries           Ford 0:54.138 166.242
Row  11 
21   5  Terry Labonte          Kellogg's Corn Flakes     Chev 0:54.140 166.236
22  16  Ted Musgrave           Family Channel/Primestar  Ford 0:54.140 166.236
Row  12 
23   4  Sterling Marlin        Kodak Gold Film           Chev 0:54.157 166.184
24   8  Hut Stricklin          Circuit City              Ford 0:54.181 166.110
Row  13 
25  21  Michael Waltrip        Citgo                     Ford 0:54.191 166.079
26  75  Rick Mast              Remington Arms            Ford 0:53.924 166.902
Row  14 
27  90  Dick Trickle           Heilig-Meyers/Simmons     Ford 0:53.933 166.874
28  43  Bobby Hamilton         STP                       Pont 0:53.944 166.840
Row  15 
29  36  Derrike Cope           Skittles                  Pont 0:53.948 166.827
30  40  * Robby Gordon         Coors Light               Chev 0:53.978 166.735
Row  16 
31  11  Brett Bodine           Close Call                Ford 0:54.010 166.636
32  22  Ward Burton            MBNA America              Pont 0:54.032 166.568
Row  17 
33  77  Morgan Shepherd        Jasper Engines            Ford 0:54.069 166.454
34  44  Kyle Petty             Hot Wheels                Pont 0:54.101 166.356
Row  18 
35   1  Jerry Nadeau           R & L Carriers            Pont 0:54.202 166.046
36  97  Chad Little            John Deere                Pont 0:54.229 165.963
Row  19 
37  25  Ricky Craven           Budweiser                 Chev 0:54.233 165.951
38   7  Geoff Bodine           QVC                       Ford 0:54.273 165.828
Row  20 
39   2  Rusty Wallace          Miller Lite               Ford  Provsnl   0.000
40  30  Johnny Benson          Pennzoil                  Pont  Provsnl   0.000
Row  21 
41  71  Dave Marcis            RealTree                  Chev  Provsnl   0.000
42  96  * David Green          Caterpillar               Chev  Provsnl   0.000

DID NOT QUALIFY

78  Bobby Hillin           Hanes/Diamond Rio         Ford
14  Steve Park             Burger King               Chev
91  Greg Sacks             L.J. Racing               Chev
     
* Rookie of the Year Contender
     
Track Length      :  2.5000 Miles