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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Coca-Cola 500

Coca-Cola 500 | July 30, 1978 | Race 18 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185/10 200 Running 14,515
2 3 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 175/5 200 Running 8,015
3 9 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 165/0 199 Running 9,015
4 6 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 160/0 197 Running 6,065
5 5 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 155/0 197 Running 5,315
6 17 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 150/0 197 Running 5,745
7 7 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 146/0 197 Running 4,135
8 19 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 142/0 194 Running 3,775
9 25 47 Satch Worley Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 138/0 194 Running 2,215
10 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 134/0 194 Running 3,455
11 14 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 130/0 194 Running 1,915
12 15 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 127/0 190 Running 3,045
13 16 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 124/0 189 Running 2,835
14 23 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Falls Radiator 121/0 187 Running 2,625
15 20 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury Crane's Parts 118/0 186 Running 2,015
16 24 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 115/0 186 Running 2,265
17 13 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 112/0 184 Engine Failure 1,295
18 32 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 109/0 184 Running 1,910
19 34 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 106/0 183 Running 1,245
20 31 8 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Autowize 103/0 181 Running 1,850
21 40 34 Nestor Peles Chevrolet Peles Racing 100/0 180 Running 1,180
22 33 19 Joe Booher Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 97/0 178 Running 1,775
23 26 84 Kenny Brightbill Mercury Arnold Ent. PE 177 Running 1,130
24 12 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc / Kansas Jack 91/0 177 Running 1,705
25 10 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 88/0 166 Engine Failure 1,580
26 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 90/5 166 Running 6,255
27 27 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 82/0 166 Running 1,030
28 28 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 79/0 165 Running 1,505
29 1 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 76/0 154 Running 5,080
30 8 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 78/5 152 Engine Failure 4,655
31 22 68 Janet Guthrie Buick Kelly Girl 70/0 117 Engine Failure 1,430
32 39 61 Joe Mihalic Chevrolet Dura Bond 67/0 99 Engine Failure 905
33 29 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 64/0 69 Rear End 1,380
34 38 85 Bobby Wawak Ford Heller Spring 61/0 65 Engine Failure 850
35 11 1 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile Grog Pond PE 59 Engine Failure 840
36 21 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 55/0 45 Engine Failure 4,020
37 37 63 Jocko Maggiacomo Matador Miron Products 52/0 45 Engine Failure 815
38 35 29 Dave Dion Ford Green Mountain 49/0 12 Transmission 810
39 30 18 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive PE 5 Engine Failure 805
40 36 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 43/0 3 Engine Failure 1,300
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 142.54 mph
Margin of Victory: 0.7 seconds
Time of Race: 03:30:28
Lead Changes: 37
Cautions: 1 for 3 laps.