RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Wilkes 400

Wilkes 400 | October 01, 1978 | Race 26 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 3 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 180/5 400 Running 12,375
2 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 180/10 400 Running 12,400
3 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 165/0 399 Running 5,775
4 8 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 160/0 397 Running 4,875
5 5 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 155/0 397 Running 4,400
6 2 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 150/0 395 Running 4,000
7 4 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 146/0 395 Running 3,500
8 9 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 142/0 394 Running 1,975
9 7 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 138/0 388 Running 2,200
10 10 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 134/0 387 Running 1,955
11 14 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 130/0 385 Running 1,820
12 15 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 127/0 384 Running 1,275
13 13 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Falls Radiator 124/0 380 Running 1,650
14 20 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 121/0 379 Running 1,615
15 27 24 Junior Miller Chevrolet Miller Roofing 118/0 376 Running 1,480
16 11 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 115/0 373 Running 1,295
17 16 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 112/0 365 Running 1,160
18 25 09 Nelson Oswald Chevrolet Kountry Kitchen 109/0 346 Accident 625
19 12 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 106/0 345 Running 1,050
20 17 8 Ed Negre Dodge Jones Chrysler-Plymouth 103/0 333 Running 775
21 21 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Price Racing 100/0 324 Rear End 800
22 18 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 97/0 321 Steering 525
23 19 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 94/0 287 Rear End 755
24 23 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 91/0 208 Oil Pump 685
25 24 19 Dick May Buick Belden Asphalt 88/0 141 Engine Failure 725
26 22 29 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 85/0 126 Rear End 465
27 26 0 John Kennedy Ford Spohn's Body Shop 82/0 112 Rear End 455
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 97.847 mph
Margin of Victory: 14 seconds
Time of Race: 02:33:18
Lead Changes: 1
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps.
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