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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : SouthEastern 500

SouthEastern 500 | August 26, 1978 | Race 21 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 185/10 500 Running 13,760
2 3 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 175/5 500 Running 7,300
3 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 170/5 499 Running 6,500
4 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 160/0 497 Running 3,950
5 11 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 160/5 495 Running 4,350
6 9 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 150/0 495 Running 2,650
7 13 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 151/5 494 Running 2,530
8 5 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 142/0 481 Running 2,220
9 10 40 D.k. Ulrich Chevrolet Midwestern Farm Lines 138/0 477 Running 2,050
10 15 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 134/0 477 Running 1,350
11 7 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 130/0 476 Running 1,840
12 21 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Falls Radiator 127/0 475 Running 1,680
13 26 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 124/0 469 Running 1,520
14 19 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 121/0 465 Running 675
15 24 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 118/0 458 Running 1,360
16 22 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 115/0 453 Running 1,140
17 16 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 112/0 438 Running 820
18 8 8 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Autowize 109/0 425 Running 790
19 23 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 106/0 353 Ignition 770
20 14 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 103/0 287 Engine Failure 2,950
21 20 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 100/0 279 Engine Failure 715
22 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 102/5 253 Engine Failure 3,155
23 17 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 94/0 232 Broken Spindle 895
24 29 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Oswald 91/0 195 Running Too Slow 435
25 18 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 88/0 123 Accident 675
26 1 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile W.i.n. 90/5 103 Not Handling 3,870
27 25 97 Ralph Jones Ford Jones 82/0 37 Engine Failure 415
28 27 74 Bobby Wawak Chevrolet Booher Farms 79/0 13 Transmission 410
29 30 7 Ed Negre Dodge Sam Dell 76/0 3 Clutch 405
30 28 36 Bill Green Chevrolet B&G 73/0 0 Accident 400
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 88.628 mph
Margin of Victory: 16 seconds
Time of Race: 03:00:25
Lead Changes: 16
Cautions: 10 for 59 laps.