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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Capital City 400

Capital City 400 | September 10, 1978 | Race 23 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 180/5 400 Running 11,700
2 2 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 175/5 400 Running 7,750
3 3 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 175/10 400 Running 5,975
4 10 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 160/0 399 Running 6,450
5 7 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 155/0 397 Running 3,300
6 6 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 150/0 397 Running 4,200
7 13 92 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Duck Industries 146/0 392 Running 2,550
8 12 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 142/0 391 Running 2,320
9 11 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 143/5 388 Running 1,930
10 14 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 134/0 388 Running 1,525
11 15 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 130/0 387 Running 1,850
12 9 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 132/5 384 Running 3,300
13 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 124/0 381 Running 1,690
14 17 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 121/0 381 Running 1,605
15 26 8 Dick May Dodge Negre 118/0 379 Running 1,370
16 18 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Falls Radiator 115/0 376 Running 1,210
17 25 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 112/0 375 Running 1,050
18 8 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 109/0 374 Running 825
19 27 19 Joey Arrington Chevrolet Sam Dell 106/0 364 Running 800
20 5 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 108/5 356 Rear End 3,250
21 19 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 100/0 350 Running 500
22 20 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Ray Cook's Bar-B-Q 97/0 317 Running 725
23 28 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 94/0 256 Not Handling 700
24 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 91/0 198 Engine Failure 685
25 29 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet G&S Truck Service 88/0 172 Overheating 425
26 4 29 Dave Dion Ford Green Mountain 85/0 85 Rear End 425
27 16 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 82/0 49 Accident 650
28 23 81 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Autowize 79/0 28 Overheating 350
29 30 80 Wayne Morgan Chevrolet Yellow Cab 76/0 16 Overheating 325
30 24 1 Ed Negre Chrysler Jones PE 6 Brake Failure 300
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 79.568 mph
Margin of Victory: 1 second
Time of Race: 02:43:29
Lead Changes: 15
Cautions: 5 for 27 laps.

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