Chevy Wins NASCAR BGN Manufacturer's Points Race
18 August 1997
CHEVROLET CLINCHES BUSCH MANUFACTURERS CHAMPIONSHIP BROOKLYN, MI - Steve Park's victory in Saturday's Detroit Gasket 200 at Michigan Speedway has clinched the second straight NASCAR Busch Series Grand National Division Bill France Performance Cup for Chevrolet. Chevy leads Ford 173-130 with eight races remaining on the 1997 series schedule. With a five-point swing the maximum for each race, Chevrolet wraps up its fifth manufcaturers championship in six seasons. Chevrolet has also posted the most victories with 15 wins through the first 22 races. Ford has recorded six wins while Pontiac has one.