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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Atlanta 500

Atlanta 500 | March 19, 1978 | Race 5 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 185/10 328 Running 26,900
2 11 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 170/0 327 Running 13,600
3 8 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 170/5 327 Running 9,000
4 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 165/5 327 Running 22,900
5 6 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 160/5 327 Running 5,600
6 16 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 150/0 325 Running 7,250
7 26 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 146/0 319 Running 4,100
8 32 49 Connie Saylor Dodge Lady & Son 142/0 316 Accident 4,010
9 15 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 138/0 316 Running 3,110
10 23 68 Janet Guthrie Chevrolet Kelly Girl 134/0 315 Running 5,125
11 21 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Howard Johnson 130/0 314 Out Of Gas 4,520
12 37 89 Sam Sommers Chevrolet Sommers 127/0 314 Running 2,365
13 3 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 124/0 314 Running 5,940
14 28 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Sam Dell 121/0 313 Running 4,035
15 18 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 118/0 313 Running 3,800
16 35 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 115/0 312 Running 3,455
17 39 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 112/0 311 Running 3,220
18 10 98 Roland Wlodyka Chevrolet Osterlund 109/0 311 Running 1,615
19 30 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 106/0 310 Running 2,810
20 34 19 Woody Fisher Chevrolet Gray 103/0 309 Running 2,525
21 2 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 100/0 303 Broken Steering Arm 1,715
22 19 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 97/0 298 Running 2,070
23 12 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 94/0 294 Running 1,765
24 33 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Robertson Racing 91/0 290 Running 1,710
25 38 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre 88/0 289 Running 1,655
26 9 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 85/0 278 Overheating 4,665
27 5 27 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Wqxi Radio 82/0 237 Engine Failure 1,520
28 40 91 Billy Mcginnis Chevrolet Valvoline 79/0 221 Ignition 875
29 22 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 76/0 214 Broken Push Rod 830
30 25 77 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Ray 73/0 188 Engine Failure 785
31 14 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 70/0 182 Engine Failure 1,240
32 20 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Bell Brothers Auto Parts 67/0 163 Engine Failure 1,220
33 31 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 69/5 154 Engine Failure 4,905
34 29 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Scotty's Fashions 61/0 152 Broken Valve 1,190
35 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 63/5 146 Broken Valve 4,375
36 27 75 Butch Hartman Chevrolet Hartman 55/0 121 Broken Valve Spring 640
37 24 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 52/0 97 Engine Failure 630
38 17 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Aaron's Automatic Trans. 49/0 66 Engine Failure 620
39 13 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 46/0 33 Engine Failure 1,610
40 36 00 John A. Utsman Chevrolet Bristol Raceway 41/0 10 Oil Leak 600
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 142.52 mph
Margin of Victory: Under Caution
Time of Race: 03:30:10
Lead Changes: 9
Cautions: 4 for 16 laps.

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