1997 Goody's Headache Powder 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 23, 1997 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, TN
500 L, 266.5 M, 429 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 88 Dale Jarrett Quality Care, Ford Credit Ford 500 210 running 185
2 5 6 Mark Martin Valvoline Ford 500 84 running 175
3 4 90 Dick Trickle Heilig-Meyers, Simmons Ford 500 0 running 165
4 13 99 Jeff Burton Exide Batteries Ford 500 7 running 165
5 35 41 Steve Grissom Kodiak Chevy 500 0 running 155
6 6 33 Ken Schrader Skoal Bandit Chevy 500 0 running 150
7 19 5 Terry Labonte Kellogg's Corn Flakes Chevy 500 0 running 146
8 38 18 Bobby Labonte Interstate Batteries Pontiac 500 0 running 142
9 15 7 Geoffrey Bodine QVC Ford 500 0 running 138
10 7 4 Sterling Marlin Kodak Film Chevy 498 0 running 134
11 20 98 John Andretti RCA Ford 498 0 running 130
12 16 2 Rusty Wallace Miller Lite Ford 498 0 running 127
13 14 25 Ricky Craven Budweiser Chevy 497 0 running 124
14 34 3 Dale Earnhardt GM Goodwrench Service Plus Chevy 497 0 running 121
15 12 16 Ted Musgrave Family Channel, Primestar Ford 497 0 running 118
16 36 94 Bill Elliott McDonald's Mac Tonight Ford 497 0 running 115
17 10 22 Ward Burton MBNA America Pontiac 497 0 running 112
18 22 30 Johnny Benson, Jr. Pennzoil Pontiac 496 0 running 109
19 39 10 Ricky Rudd Tide Ford 496 0 running 106
20 37 97 Chad Little John Deere Pontiac 495 0 running 103
21 30 29 Jeff Green Cartoon Network Chevy 493 0 running 100
22 29 43 Bobby Hamilton STP Pontiac 492 0 running 97
23 42 8 Hut Stricklin Circuit City Ford 489 0 running 94
24 28 1 Lance Hooper R&L Carriers Pontiac 483 0 running 91
25 33 21 Michael Waltrip Citgo Ford 476 0 running 88
26 11 46 Wally Dallenbach, Jr. First Union Chevy 475 0 running 85
27 17 23 Jimmy Spencer Camel Cigarettes Ford 468 11 running 87
28 21 95 Ed Berrier Feed The Children Chevy 465 0 rear end 79
29 25 9 Lake Speed Melling Engine Parts Ford 465 0 running 76
30 18 37 Jeremy Mayfield Kmart, RC Cola Ford 460 0 running 73
31 40 11 Brett Bodine Close Call Phone Card Ford 457 0 running 70
32 9 36 Derrike Cope Skittles Pontiac 440 0 running 67
33 41 75 Rick Mast Remington Arms Ford 429 0 running 64
34 31 31 Mike Skinner Lowe's Chevy 418 0 crash 61
35 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Refinishes Chevy 365 188 crash 63
36 24 44 Kyle Petty Hot Wheels Pontiac 362 0 running 55
37 26 78 Gary Bradberry Hanes Ford 346 0 crash 52
38 27 42 Joe Nemechek BellSouth Chevy 341 0 running 49
39 1 81 Kenny Wallace Square D Ford 277 0 crash 46
40 8 96 David Green Caterpillar Chevy 256 0 crash 43
41 32 28 Ernie Irvan Texaco, Havoline Ford 189 0 overheating 40
42 23 17 Darrell Waltrip Parts America Chevy 115 0 crash 37
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: Morgan Shepherd, Robby Gordon, Dave Marcis
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available