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1978 Official Race Results : Carolina 500

Carolina 500 | March 05, 1978 | Race 4 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 9 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 185/10 492 Running 10,605
2 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 175/5 492 Running 11,570
3 6 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 170/5 492 Running 9,370
4 10 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 165/5 490 Running 7,870
5 11 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 155/0 489 Running 3,670
6 1 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 150/0 483 Running 6,870
7 12 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 146/0 481 Running 5,020
8 15 3 Richard Childress Chevrolet Kansas Jack 142/0 477 Running 4,570
9 30 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington 138/0 476 Running 4,100
10 25 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Howard's Machine Shop 134/0 464 Running 3,690
11 8 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 135/5 461 Running 1,970
12 31 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 127/0 460 Running 3,230
13 24 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Hugh's Vette Shop 124/0 457 Running 3,440
14 21 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 121/0 445 Running 2,700
15 14 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Southland Industries 123/5 444 Running 2,490
16 27 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Frasson Racing 115/0 439 Running 1,270
17 34 74 Dick May Chevrolet Wawak 112/0 429 Running 1,170
18 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 114/5 407 Running 6,270
19 32 61 Joe Mihalic Oldsmobile Mihalic Racing 106/0 398 Running 970
20 35 97 Ralph Jones Ford Jones 103/0 378 Engine Failure 900
21 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 105/5 352 Overheating 4,720
22 28 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 97/0 352 Engine Failure 1,760
23 36 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 94/0 328 Running 725
24 33 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Canavan Racing 91/0 280 Broken Valve 700
25 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet McDuffie Racing 88/0 266 Cracked Cylinder Head 1,550
26 13 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 85/0 260 Engine Failure 1,290
27 23 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 82/0 259 Oil Pump 625
28 7 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 84/5 243 Engine Failure 1,230
29 22 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre 76/0 167 Engine Failure 1,195
30 19 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 73/0 145 Engine Failure 550
31 5 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 70/0 119 Engine Failure 545
32 17 98 Roland Wlodyka Chevrolet Osterlund 67/0 79 Ignition 590
33 16 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 64/0 70 Broken Valve 1,210
34 20 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 61/0 30 Accident 1,030
35 29 26 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet Hearn Produce 58/0 28 Accident 525
36 26 19 Woody Fisher Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 55/0 0 Water Pump 1,020
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 116.681 mph
Margin of Victory: 1.3 seconds
Time of Race: 04:17:18
Lead Changes: 24
Cautions: 8 for 62 laps.