RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Rebel 500

Rebel 500 | April 09, 1978 | Race 7 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 8 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 180/5 367 Running 14,450
2 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 175/5 367 Running 12,375
3 5 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile W.i.n. 165/0 366 Running 6,355
4 7 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 165/5 365 Running 4,850
5 10 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 155/0 364 Running 8,000
6 9 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet U.S. Army 155/5 364 Running 6,020
7 25 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 146/0 357 Running 5,445
8 12 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 142/0 356 Running 4,900
9 15 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 138/0 355 Running 2,995
10 18 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 139/5 349 Running 5,290
11 24 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 130/0 342 Running 4,030
12 33 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Bell Auto 127/0 337 Running 3,710
13 21 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 124/0 334 Running 2,720
14 1 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 126/5 324 Running 6,120
15 13 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 128/10 321 Engine Failure 7,345
16 36 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 115/0 321 Running 1,900
17 23 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 112/0 321 Running 3,000
18 17 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Arrington 109/0 320 Running 2,790
19 27 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 106/0 318 Running 1,620
20 14 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 103/0 286 Rear End 2,530
21 32 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 100/0 286 Running 2,275
22 30 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Florence 97/0 280 Running 1,325
23 3 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 99/5 268 Broken Spindle 1,275
24 34 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Frasson Racing 91/0 247 Engine Failure 1,175
25 28 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 88/0 237 Engine Failure 990
26 35 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet J.M. Norris 85/0 222 Broken Valve 945
27 19 89 Sam Sommers Chevrolet Nixon PE 198 Clutch 825
28 16 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 79/0 187 Running 1,455
29 6 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 81/5 181 Broken Valve 1,310
30 20 77 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Ray 73/0 108 Accident 805
31 31 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Thomas 70/0 104 Accident 1,430
32 11 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 67/0 71 Rear End 3,995
33 29 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 64/0 69 Broken Valve 1,410
34 22 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 61/0 18 Accident 1,385
35 4 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 58/0 9 Accident 1,280
36 26 19 Dick May Chevrolet Gray 55/0 9 Ignition 1,275
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 127.544 mph
Margin of Victory: 1.9 seconds
Time of Race: 03:55:50
Lead Changes: 24
Cautions: 7 for 44 laps.
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