RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Daytona 500

Daytona 500 | February 19, 1978 | Race 2 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 33 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 180/5 200 Running 44,300
2 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 175/5 200 Running 39,550
3 8 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 170/5 199 Running 26,550
4 2 53 Ron Hutcherson Buick Valvolline 160/0 199 Running 19,950
5 32 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 155/0 198 Running 18,275
6 10 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 150/0 198 Running 14,450
7 31 27 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile M.C. Anderson 156/10 196 Engine Failure 16,395
8 9 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Equipment 142/0 195 Running 11,935
9 23 6 Ferrel Harris Dodge Autowize 138/0 195 Running 11,025
10 28 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile W.i.n., Inc. 134/0 195 Running 10,035
11 11 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Scotty's Fashions 130/0 194 Running 10,605
12 18 92 Skip Manning Buick Valvoline 127/0 194 Running 9,560
13 19 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile CRC 124/0 194 Running 8,665
14 13 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 121/0 193 Running 6,370
15 30 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Burger King 118/0 193 Running 6,185
16 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Rossmeyer 115/0 192 Running 6,845
17 40 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 112/0 192 Running 6,150
18 25 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 109/0 192 Running 4,410
19 15 98 Roland Wlodyka Buick Osterlund 106/0 192 Running 4,150
20 26 28 Jerry Jolly Chevrolet Ski Machine 103/0 191 Running 3,720
21 41 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 100/0 191 Running 4,110
22 35 49 Claude Ballott-Lena Dodge Jms PE 190 Running 2,835
23 27 26 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet Hearn Produce 94/0 189 Running 2,805
24 34 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 91/0 188 Running 3,125
25 38 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 88/0 185 Running 3,350
26 16 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 85/0 179 Running 2,425
27 12 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 82/0 150 Engine Failure 5,750
28 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 84/5 138 Running 15,450
29 14 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 76/0 136 No Oil Pressure 3,065
30 22 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 73/0 132 Running 2,880
31 21 61 Joe Mihalic Oldsmobile Norris 70/0 110 Blown Head Gasket 2,200
32 3 51 AJ Foyt Buick Valvoline PE 68 Accident 12,075
33 6 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 69/5 60 Accident 11,600
34 5 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 61/0 60 Accident 6,775
35 39 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Howard's Machine Shop 58/0 41 Engine Failure 2,395
36 29 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 55/0 30 Broken Piston 1,950
37 36 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 52/0 21 Not Handling 3,375
38 24 89 Jim Vandiver Chevrolet O.l. Nixon 49/0 19 Engine Failure 1,975
39 7 1 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile Hawaiian Tropic 46/0 9 Left Front Fender 4,325
40 37 84 Morgan Shepherd Mercury Makar 43/0 8 Blown Head Gasket 1,650
41 20 66 Harry Gant Buick C.c.c. 40/0 1 Burned Piston 1,975
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 159.73 mph
Margin of Victory: 33.2 seconds
Time of Race: 03:07:49
Lead Changes: 37
Cautions: 5 for 24 laps.
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