ERNIE IRVAN'S
1997 RACE-BY-RACE RESULTS

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     DATE    TRACK         ST   FN  PTS  BONUS  LAPS    LED  WINNINGS   REASON
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     2/09/97 Busch Clash*   7    5    x    x   20/20      0   $25,000   Running
     2/13/96 Twin 125's*    4    3    x    x   50/50      5   $20,589   Running
  1  2/16/97 Daytona        5   20  108    5  200/200    13   $72,325   Running
  2  2/23/97 Rockingham    32    9  143    5  393/393     3   $36,325   Running
  3  3/02/97 Richmond      10   36   55    0  391/400     0   $26,065   Accident(1)  
  4  3/09/97 Atlanta       17    2  175    5  328/328    10   $73,000   Running   
  5  3/23/97 Darlington     8   21  105    5  291/293    36   $28,070   Running
  6  4/06/97 Texas         10   36   55    0  161/334     0   $52,000   Accident(2)     
  7  4/13/97 Bristol       38   39   46    0  281/500     0   $26,650   Engine(3) 
  8  4/20/97 Martinsville  30   31   70    0  494/500     0   $24,465   Running
     4/27/97 Talladega     Postponed until by rain until 5/10/97  
  9  5/04/97 Sears Point   24    8  142    0   74/74      0   $40,145   Running
 10  5/10/97 Talladega      7   10  139    5  188/188     2   $40,800   Running
     5/17/97 The Winston*  16   19    x    x   18/70      x   $18,000   Engine(x)   
 11  5/25/97 Charlotte     13   13  134   10  333/333    83   $55,200   Running   
 12  6/01/97 Dover         10   30   78    5  471/500   151   $35,940   Accident(4)
 13  6/08/97 Pocono        19   29   76    0  197/200     0   $25,930   Running
 14  6/15/97 Michigan      20    1  180    5  200/200    33   $93,830   WON  
 15  6/22/97 Fontana,CA     2   37   57    5  202/250     6   $36,500   Engine(5)  
 16  7/05/97 Daytona       24    9  138    0  160/160     0   $35,500   Running    
 17  7/13/97 N Hampshire   11    8  147    5  300/300    42   $38,625   Running 
 18  7/20/97 Pocono         2   40   48    5  136/200     1   $25,450   Accident(6)
 19  8/02/97 Indianapolis   1   10  144   10  160/160    39  $143,460   Running
 20  8/10/97 Watkins Glen  22   21  100    0   90/90      0   $24,455   Running
 21  8/17/97 Michigan      20    4  160    0  200/200     0   $46,295   Running
 22  8/23/97 Bristol       32   41   40    0  189/500     0   $29,700   Radiator(7)
 23  8/31/97 Darlington    10   33   64    0  183/367     0   $27,685   Engine(8)
 24  9/06/97 Richmond      20   23   94    0  397/400     0   $30,470   Running
 25  9/14/97 N Hampshire   40    2  175    5  300/300     5  $111,425   Running 
 26  9/21/97 Dover         31    9  138    0  397/400     0   $32,340   Running
 27  9/28/97 Martinsville  30   10  134    0  500/500     0   $33,345   Running
 28 10/05/97 Charlotte     35   18  109    0  331/334     0   $29,800   Running   
 29 10/12/97 Talladega      1    5  160    5  188/188    11   $57,275   Running   
 30 10/26/97 Rockingham    39   28   79    0  389/393     0   $27,375   Running
 31 11/02/97 Phoenix       25   18  109    0  310/312     0   $27,555   Running
 32 11/16/97 Atlanta       23   12  132    5  323/325     4   $41,050   Running     
    11/23/97 Suzuka*       not going
    * non-points event
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  1997   TOTALS             1    1 3534   80 8757/9725  441 $1,492,739  DNF's 8
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Updated November 16, 1997(only money added from non-points races)

Money Won in 1997

Race Winnings: $1,492,739
Winston Cup Awards: $119,542
DuPont Automotive Finish Awards: $2,000
TOTAL 1997 WINNINGS: $1,614,281 (10th Best)

14th in the Winston Cup Points Standings, 1176 behind the leader
Led races 31 times for 441 laps
Led 15 of 32 races
Average Start: 18.8
Average Finish: 19.2
Average Points per race: 110.4
Races Run: 32 of 32
Miles Completed: 11597.71 of 12715.08 - 91.2%
Miles Led: 648.92 of 11597.71 - 5.6%(6th best)
Laps Led: 441 of 8757 laps completed - 5.0%(8th best)
Laps Completed: 8757 of 9725 - 90.1%

Race Awards:

New Hampshire Awards(9-14-97):
Opryland Great Entertainment Award ($4,000): Ernie Irvan
Western Auto Mechanic of the Race ($2,000): Marc Reno, crew chief

Brickyard Awards(8-2-97):
Pole Award: $100,000
MCI Fast Pace Award ($5,000): Ernie Irvan - Lap 22 - 52.172 seconds - 172.506 mph
Michigan Awards(6-15-97):
Plasti-Kote Winning Finish Award ($3,000): Marc Reno, crew chief
True Value Man of the Race ($2,000): Ernie Irvan
Raybestos Top-Stopper Award ($2,000): Ernie Irvan

Dover Awards(6-1-97)
MCI Fast Pace Award, Dover $5,000

Darlington Awards(3-23-97)
Goody's Headache Award, Darlington 3/97 $1,000


ERNIE IRVAN'S
1997 BGN RESULTS

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     DATE    TRACK         ST   FN  PTS  BONUS  LAPS    LED  WINNINGS   REASON
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     5/24/97 Charlotte     33   28   79     x  193/200   0    $3,995    Running
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  1997   TOTALS            33   28   79     0  193/200   0    $3,995    DNF's 0
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ERNIE IRVAN'S
1997 TRUCK RESULTS

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     DATE    TRACK         ST   FN  PTS  BONUS  LAPS    LED  WINNINGS   REASON
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     9/04/97 Richmond      18   36   55    x    18/200   0    $4,800    Clutch
     9/27/97 Martinsville   2    2  170    x   256/256   0   $21,450    Running 
	10/18/97 California     8    4  160    x   100/100   ?   $11,150    Running
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  1997   TOTALS             2    2  385     x  374/556   x   $37,400    DNF's 1
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