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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Winston 500

Winston 500 | May 14, 1978 | Race 10 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 185/10 188 Running 27,100
2 22 27 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Tv-6 175/5 188 Running 17,000
3 2 51 AJ Foyt Buick Valvoline PE 187 Running 10,500
4 4 92 Skip Manning Buick Pitt Grill Resturants 160/0 187 Running 10,450
5 36 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 155/0 186 Running 7,000
6 20 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 150/0 185 Running 6,500
7 5 6 Ferrel Harris Dodge Autowize PE 185 Running 6,075
8 9 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 142/0 184 Running 5,500
9 23 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc / Kansas Jack 138/0 184 Running 7,105
10 27 48 James Hylton Oldsmobile Southland Industries 134/0 183 Running 6,420
11 10 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 135/5 183 Running 7,700
12 29 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Sam Dell 127/0 180 Running 5,610
13 21 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Russ Togs 124/0 180 Running 5,590
14 30 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 121/0 180 Running 5,430
15 6 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 118/0 179 Running 4,470
16 26 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 115/0 178 Running 4,060
17 37 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 112/0 177 Running 3,800
18 25 49 Claude Ballott-Lena Dodge Lady & Son PE 177 Running 2,800
19 24 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 106/0 175 Broken Fan Blade 2,700
20 38 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 103/0 172 Running 2,500
21 7 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 100/0 168 Engine Failure 2,400
22 18 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 102/5 165 Engine Failure 8,600
23 35 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 94/0 162 Engine Failure 2,815
24 17 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 96/5 158 Engine Failure 3,550
25 41 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 88/0 153 Engine Failure 2,630
26 33 10 Jimmy Means Ford Tidewater Glass 85/0 151 Running 1,685
27 13 22 Ricky Rudd Buick 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 87/5 150 Broken Valve 3,355
28 34 8 Ed Negre Dodge Waltrip Racing Center 79/0 146 Running 2,185
29 16 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 76/0 134 Running 2,035
30 11 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 73/0 133 Engine Failure 1,485
31 8 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 75/5 121 Clutch 5,235
32 28 00 John A. Utsman Chevrolet Lady & Son 67/0 93 Broken Rocker Arm 1,410
33 32 77 Chuck Bown Chevrolet Holiday Campers 64/0 80 Engine Failure 1,385
34 14 53 Ron Hutcherson Buick Valvoline 61/0 77 Transmission 1,355
35 15 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 58/0 51 Overheating 1,830
36 31 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 55/0 38 Broken Valve Spring 1,305
37 39 02 Frank Hill Chevrolet Fife PE 37 Radiator 1,280
38 12 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 54/5 34 Transmission 5,255
39 3 5 Neil Bonnett Oldsmobile Armor All 46/0 31 Broken Valve 4,630
40 40 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 43/0 5 Engine Failure 1,705
41 19 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 40/0 4 Engine Failure 1,205
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 155.699 mph
Margin of Victory: 2 car lengths
Time of Race: 03:12:43
Lead Changes: 44
Cautions: 5 for 30 laps.