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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Mason-Dixon 500

Mason-Dixon 500 | May 21, 1978 | Race 11 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 180/5 500 Running 11,700
2 5 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 175/5 500 Running 12,700
3 4 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 170/5 499 Running 6,750
4 2 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 165/5 498 Running 7,400
5 10 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 160/5 497 Running 6,200
6 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 160/10 497 Running 6,200
7 15 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 146/0 494 Running 5,700
8 9 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris 147/5 493 Running 5,600
9 13 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 138/0 492 Running 3,800
10 14 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 134/0 492 Running 3,430
11 19 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 130/0 489 Running 3,120
12 16 92 Skip Manning Buick Stratagraph 127/0 486 Running 2,960
13 21 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 124/0 485 Running 2,765
14 18 47 Satch Worley Chevrolet Race Hill Farm PE 481 Running 1,350
15 6 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 123/5 480 Running 2,005
16 17 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulrich 115/0 477 Running 2,320
17 25 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 112/0 474 Running 2,135
18 23 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 109/0 470 Running 1,900
19 8 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 106/0 456 Oil Pump 1,000
20 22 01 Earle Canavan Dodge Canavan Racing 103/0 448 Running 900
21 32 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 100/0 438 Running 1,440
22 34 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Tire King 97/0 379 Engine Failure 1,405
23 1 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 99/5 363 Cracked Cylinder Head 1,845
24 36 34 Nestor Peles Chevrolet Peles Racing 91/0 360 Driver Fatigue 700
25 33 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 88/0 306 Running 1,275
26 27 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 85/0 308 Oil Pump 650
27 31 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 82/0 302 Engine Failure 1,125
28 35 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Wawak 79/0 261 Transmission 600
29 39 85 Greg Heller Ford Triangle Springs PE 250 Overheating 575
30 29 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Norris PE 215 Engine Failure 550
31 20 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 70/0 201 Clutch 1,040
32 26 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 67/0 75 Engine Failure 1,030
33 11 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 64/0 64 Broken Valve 1,120
34 12 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Perry's Steak House 61/0 35 Oil Pump 1,010
35 30 8 Ed Negre Dodge Negre 58/0 15 Broken Oil Line 1,000
36 37 29 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar 55/0 14 Transmission 490
37 24 19 Elmo Langley Chevrolet Gray 52/0 5 No Oil Pressure 480
38 38 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Perfect Alignment 49/0 5 Accident 470
39 40 80 Wayne Morgan Chevrolet Wayne 46/0 3 Blown Head Gasket 460
40 28 28 Dave Dion Ford Dion Racing 43/0 0 No Value 450
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 114.664 mph
Margin of Victory: 12 seconds
Time of Race: 04:21:38
Lead Changes: 16
Cautions: 6 for 37 laps.