Brickyard 400 Starting Grid - 1997

Position Car Num. Driver Car Name/Entrant* Make/Model Qual Speed
1 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco Havoline Ford Ford/Ford 177.736
2 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 177.550
3 88 Dale Jarrett (W) Quality Care/Ford Credit Ford Ford/Ford 177.494
4 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.866
5 3 Dale Earnhardt (W) GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.536
6 31 Mike Skinner (R) Lowe's Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.415
7 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford Ford/Ford 176.184
8 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.170
9 96 David Green (R) Caterpillar Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.149
10 26 Rich Bickle KFC Team Twister Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.087
11 40 Robby Gordon (R) Coors Light Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.074
12 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 176.053
13 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 175.997
14 46 Wally Dallenbach Jr. First Union Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 175.884
15 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Ford Ford/Ford 175.833
16 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart/RC Cola Ford Ford/Ford 175.812
17 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford Ford/Ford 175.709
18 21 Michael Waltrip CITGO Ford Ford/Ford 175.671
19 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 175.415
20 30 Johnny Benson Jr. Pennzoil Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 175.223
21 97 Chad Little (R) John Deere Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 175.145
22 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel/Primestar Ford Ford/Ford 175.128
23 92 Ron Barfield (R) New Holland Ford Ford/Ford 175.087
24 24 Jeff Gordon (W) DuPont Refinishes Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.886
25 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 175.043
26 29 Jeff Green (R) Cartoon Network Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 176.153
27 9 Lake Speed Melling Engine Parts Ford Ford/Ford 175.210
28 12 Jeff Purvis Gazelle/QVC Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 175.169
29 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Ford Ford/Ford 175.097
30 95 Ed Berrier (R) Realtree Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 175.012
31 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Ford Ford/Ford 174.917
32 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 174.900
33 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford Ford/Ford 174.869
34 27 Rick Wilson (R) Indianapolis Colts Ford Ford/Ford 174.832
35 98 John Andretti RCA Ford Ford/Ford 174.791
36 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 174.757
37 91 Greg Sacks Kruse International Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 174.689
38 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 0.000
39 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac Pontiac/Pontiac 0.000
40 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Ford Ford/Ford 0.000
41 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chevrolet Chevrolet/Chevrolet 0.000
42 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Ford Ford/Ford 0.000
43 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford Ford/Ford 0.000