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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Virginia 500

Virginia 500 | April 23, 1978 | Race 9 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185/10 500 Running 20,300
2 5 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 170/0 497 Running 10,250
3 7 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 165/0 497 Running 8,100
4 6 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 160/0 489 Running 4,000
5 16 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 155/0 485 Running 4,950
6 9 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 150/0 483 Running 5,200
7 15 49 James Hylton Chevrolet Denbigh Plumbing 146/0 477 Running 3,700
8 21 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 142/0 467 Running 2,930
9 18 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 138/0 460 Running 2,620
10 20 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 134/0 457 Running 2,450
11 19 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 130/0 455 Running 1,100
12 30 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Booher Farms 127/0 452 Running 1,000
13 11 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 124/0 449 Running 1,940
14 27 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 121/0 448 Running 1,350
15 4 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 118/0 446 Running 3,500
16 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 120/5 443 Running 5,700
17 17 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 112/0 442 Running 1,655
18 1 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 114/5 429 Rear End 2,700
19 25 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre 106/0 419 Running 1,495
20 28 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 103/0 387 Dry Sump Belt 1,360
21 8 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 100/0 361 Rear End 890
22 24 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 97/0 331 Rear End 1,180
23 14 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 94/0 164 Rear End 870
24 13 77 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Ray 91/0 163 Rear End 610
25 22 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 88/0 160 Engine Failure 850
26 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 85/0 140 Ignition 840
27 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 82/0 96 Brakes 830
28 26 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 79/0 50 Rear End 820
29 29 0 John Kennedy Ford Avanti Cb 76/0 28 Brakes 560
30 23 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer Baby Wear 73/0 13 Transmission 550
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 77.971 mph
Margin of Victory: 3 laps
Time of Race: 03:22:23
Lead Changes: 6
Cautions: 4 for 27 laps.