Race Results for the 1997 Brickyard 400

Finish Start Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Status Laps Led Winnings
1 7 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 15 $ 571,000
2 25 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Running 160 0 $ 242,275
3 3 88 Dale Jarrett (W) Quality Care/Ford Credit Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 31 $ 223,900
4 24 24 Jeff Gordon (W) DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 160 25 $ 223,675
5 16 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 142,445
6 31 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 125,960
7 20 30 Johnny Benson Jr. Pennzoil Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Running 160 2 $ 121,760
8 15 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 110,460
9 6 31 Mike Skinner (R) Lowe's Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 160 8 $ 132,560
10 1 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 39 $ 143,560
11 8 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 160 0 $ 95,235
12 27 9 Lake Speed Melling Engine Parts Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 83,135
13 39 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Running 160 0 $ 78,035
14 4 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 160 0 $ 85,085
15 33 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 21 $ 96,885
16 41 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 160 1 $ 82,135
17 35 98 John Andretti RCA Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 80,095
18 42 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 79,535
19 36 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Running 160 0 $ 78,435
20 12 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Running 160 0 $ 82,935
21 34 27 Rick Wilson (R) Indianapolis Colts Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 65,935
22 23 92 Ron Barfield (R) New Holland Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 64,935
23 17 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford Ford/Ford Running 160 0 $ 74,335
24 40 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Ford Ford/Ford Running 159 3 $ 74,435
25 26 29 Jeff Green (R) Cartoon Network Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 159 0 $ 67,735
26 19 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 159 0 $ 71,010
27 30 95 Ed Berrier (R) Realtree Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 159 0 $ 59,910
28 11 40 Robby Gordon (R) Coors Light Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 159 0 $ 68,910
29 5 3 Dale Earnhardt (W) GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 158 0 $ 76,310
30 29 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Ford Ford/Ford Running 158 0 $ 67,910
31 37 91 Greg Sacks Kruse International Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 158 0 $ 57,410
32 2 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 156 0 $ 67,910
33 22 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel/Primestar Ford Ford/Ford Running 155 0 $ 63,660
34 10 26 Rich Bickle KFC Team Twister Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Accident 153 0 $ 56,410
35 9 96 David Green (R) Caterpillar Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Engine 137 0 $ 56,160
36 14 46 Wally Dallenbach Jr. First Union Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Ignition 120 14 $ 61,510
37 28 12 Jeff Purvis Gazelle/QVC Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Running 112 0 $ 55,876
38 43 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford Ford/Ford Engine 91 0 $ 72,755
39 18 21 Michael Waltrip CITGO Ford Ford/Ford Running 89 0 $ 62,755
40 38 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Engine 83 1 $ 77,755
41 32 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Accident 12 0 $ 55,755
42 21 97 Chad Little (R) John Deere Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac Accident 2 0 $ 55,755
43 13 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet Engine 2 0 $ 71,755

* - complete car name/entrant data not available for all entries
(R) - Indicated Rookie
(W) - Indicates Past Winner