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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : FireCracker 400

FireCracker 400 | July 04, 1978 | Race 16 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 185/10 160 Running 13,525
2 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 175/5 160 Running 16,450
3 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 170/5 159 Running 11,450
4 7 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 165/5 159 Running 10,250
5 14 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 160/5 158 Running 7,050
6 9 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 155/5 158 Running 6,390
7 28 96 Dale Earnhardt Ford Cardinal Tractor 146/0 157 Running 3,990
8 33 81 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Autowize PE 157 Running 3,390
9 23 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 138/0 157 Running 3,190
10 22 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Russ Togs 134/0 156 Running 5,020
11 36 68 Janet Guthrie Chevrolet Kelly Girl 130/0 154 Running 4,710
12 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 127/0 153 Running 4,500
13 40 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 124/0 152 Running 4,280
14 34 18 Joe Frasson Chevrolet Frasson Racing 121/0 152 Running 2,490
15 29 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 118/0 152 Running 3,820
16 30 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 115/0 151 Running 3,310
17 26 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 112/0 151 Running 2,950
18 37 47 Satch Worley Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 109/0 150 Running 1,790
19 35 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Ulbricht 106/0 149 Running 2,590
20 31 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 103/0 146 Running 2,305
21 25 22 Ricky Rudd Buick 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 100/0 143 Crank Pulley 2,970
22 18 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 97/0 142 Engine Failure 1,290
23 15 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 94/0 140 Clutch 4,440
24 19 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 91/0 136 Running 1,835
25 38 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 88/0 129 Running 2,290
26 2 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 90/5 92 Engine Failure 5,465
27 10 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 87/5 75 Accident 4,940
28 32 82 Paul Fess Chevrolet Lasky Construction PE 75 Transmission 835
29 21 16 Ray Williams Buick Thundercraft Boats 76/0 74 Broken Valve 1,290
30 12 48 Al Holbert Oldsmobile Southland Industries 73/0 69 Engine Failure 1,555
31 16 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Wangerin 70/0 61 Engine Failure 1,030
32 39 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 67/0 57 Engine Failure 1,505
33 13 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 69/5 55 Steering 980
34 24 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Rossmeyer 61/0 55 Engine Failure 1,455
35 27 49 Claude Ballott-Lena Dodge Lady & Son PE 45 Broken Oil Cooler 1,005
36 11 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 55/0 35 Broken Throttle Linkage 1,425
37 4 27 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile Olympic Tan 57/5 28 Cracked Cylinder Head 1,620
38 6 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 49/0 22 Broken Valve 915
39 5 92 Skip Manning Buick Stratagraph 46/0 9 Accident 1,460
40 17 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 43/0 9 Accident 905
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 154.34 mph
Margin of Victory: 3 car lengths
Time of Race: 02:35:30
Lead Changes: 29
Cautions: 4 for 21 laps.