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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Winston West. 500

Winston West. 500 | January 22, 1978 | Race 1 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 185/10 119 Running 16,200
2 3 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 175/5 119 Running 11,800
3 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 170/5 119 Running 8,000
4 16 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Jim Stacy 160/0 119 Running 8,200
5 7 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 155/0 118 Running 3,800
6 29 95 Hershel McGriff Ford Jefferson Racing PE 118 Running 2,850
7 11 01 Jimmy Insolo Chevrolet Lake's Drywall 151/5 118 Running 4,400
8 9 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Cork & Rubber 142/0 117 Running 4,450
9 20 29 Roy Smith Chevrolet Mercury Marine 138/0 115 Running 2,300
10 19 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Pacific Coast 134/0 115 Running 3,880
11 27 67 Buddy Arrington Ford Arrington 130/0 114 Running 3,470
12 34 08 Rick McCray Dodge McCray Racing 127/0 113 Running 1,800
13 15 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 124/0 112 Running 3,160
14 10 93 Norm Palmer Dodge American 121/0 111 Engine Failure 1,600
15 25 64 Dick Brooks Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 118/0 111 Running 2,840
16 5 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 115/0 104 Differential 5,100
17 22 51 Jim Thirkettle Buick Timec / Speedway Eng. 112/0 104 Running 1,350
18 31 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 109/0 103 Running 2,530
19 23 41 Ernie Stierly Chevrolet Allied Plating 106/0 99 Running 1,870
20 18 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 103/0 90 Running 2,205
21 12 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 100/0 85 Running 1,980
22 35 53 Jack Simpson Chevrolet Don Automotive 97/0 74 Running 1,105
23 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 94/0 70 Transmission 4,780
24 24 12 Richard White Chevrolet Lindsey Auto Parts 91/0 70 Running 1,195
25 30 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 88/0 52 Clutch 1,635
26 32 58 Rocky Moran Chevrolet Daisy Shoppe 85/0 51 Engine Failure 955
27 13 81 John Borneman Chevrolet Borneman 82/0 50 Clutch 1,025
28 21 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Simpson Saftey Equipment 79/0 45 Differential 1,455
29 17 39 Vince Giamformaggio Chevrolet Cal-French 76/0 41 Overheating 805
30 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 73/0 40 Valve Spring 4,455
31 28 13 Don Puskarich Chevrolet Oil Field Construction 70/0 36 Engine Failure 700
32 8 73 Bill Schmitt Chevrolet Old Milwaukee 67/0 19 Differential 1,650
33 33 09 Eddie Bradshaw Chevrolet C&M Racing 64/0 15 Drive Shaft 600
34 26 32 Ray Elder Dodge Midland Motor Homes 61/0 12 Transmission 550
35 14 44 Gary Johnson Chevrolet Armstrong Electric 58/0 3 Differential 500
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 102.269 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 second
Time of Race: 03:02:55
Lead Changes: 12
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps.