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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Richmond 400

Richmond 400 | February 26, 1978 | Race 3 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 180/5 400 Running 11,225
2 9 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 180/10 400 Running 5,000
3 7 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 170/5 399 Running 7,450
4 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 165/5 399 Running 5,250
5 5 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 155/0 397 Running 3,325
6 4 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 150/0 396 Running 4,225
7 6 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 146/0 395 Running 1,300
8 11 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 147/5 393 Running 2,450
9 1 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 143/5 393 Running 4,050
10 19 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 134/0 389 Running 2,080
11 10 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Hylton 130/0 389 Running 1,920
12 18 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 127/0 385 Running 1,825
13 17 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 124/0 381 Running 1,690
14 23 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 121/0 380 Running 1,580
15 21 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington 118/0 380 Running 1,370
16 16 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 115/0 379 Running 1,235
17 20 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 112/0 379 Running 1,075
18 24 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Robertson Racing 109/0 370 Running 1,325
19 25 26 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet Hearn Produce 106/0 369 Running 550
20 29 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 103/0 359 Running 525
21 14 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre 100/0 358 Running 750
22 8 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 97/0 356 Differential 3,175
23 15 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 94/0 322 Running 700
24 27 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Canavan Racing 91/0 299 Running 435
25 26 37 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 88/0 282 Running 425
26 12 98 Roland Wlodyka Chevrolet Osterlund 85/0 177 Accident 460
27 13 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 82/0 154 Cracked Cylinder Head 665
28 28 19 Woody Fisher Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 79/0 74 Differential 600
29 22 74 Dick May Chevrolet Wawak 76/0 71 Differential 325
30 30 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Perfect Alignment 73/0 50 Technical 300
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 80.304 mph
Margin of Victory: 2.6 seconds
Time of Race: 02:41:59
Lead Changes: 10
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps.