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RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : National 400

National 400 | October 08, 1978 | Race 27 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 8 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 185/10 334 Running 22,725
2 10 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 175/5 334 Running 16,025
3 12 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 170/5 334 Running 12,450
4 5 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 165/5 334 Running 8,550
5 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 160/5 333 Running 17,300
6 4 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 150/0 330 Running 9,215
7 6 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 151/5 330 Running 5,315
8 34 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 142/0 326 Running 4,665
9 19 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Crc Chemicals 138/0 325 Running 6,540
10 14 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 134/0 325 Fuel Pump 6,020
11 22 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 130/0 324 Running 5,760
12 36 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 127/0 322 Running 5,550
13 15 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 124/0 321 Running 3,640
14 33 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 121/0 321 Running 5,230
15 37 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive 118/0 320 Running 4,920
16 32 49 Connie Saylor Dodge Lady & Son 115/0 320 Running 3,790
17 26 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 112/0 319 Engine Failure 3,240
18 35 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 109/0 318 Running 3,140
19 7 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Autosense PE 317 Accident 3,115
20 23 16 Glenn Jarrett Oldsmobile Bealer Wholesale / Budweiser 103/0 317 Running 2,940
21 38 81 Ed Negre Chrysler Jones Chrysler-Plymouth 100/0 311 Running 1,790
22 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 102/5 311 Running 9,765
23 13 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet Busch 94/0 308 Running 3,710
24 16 92 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Duck Industries 91/0 293 Engine Failure 2,475
25 27 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 88/0 278 Transmission Failure 2,190
26 40 75 Butch Mock Chevrolet Rahighly 85/0 254 Running 1,265
27 9 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 87/5 220 Ignition 4,915
28 3 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 84/5 186 Accident 5,365
29 25 96 Baxter Price Ford Cardinal Tractor 76/0 179 Engine Failure 1,165
30 17 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 73/0 172 Broken Trans. Support 4,865
31 24 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 70/0 159 Engine Failure 1,680
32 20 00 John A. Utsman Chevrolet Lady & Son 67/0 125 Accident 1,015
33 29 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 64/0 116 Accident 1,000
34 11 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet NAPA 61/0 110 Ignition 1,615
35 31 68 Janet Guthrie Buick King Mountain Truck 58/0 110 Steering 995
36 39 28 Jerry Jolly Buick Ski Machine 55/0 96 Accident 930
37 18 19 Bill Dennis Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 52/0 66 Clutch 1,560
38 28 8 Skip Manning Chevrolet Autowize 49/0 59 Engine Failure 1,525
39 30 99 Dick Trickle Ford Puro Racing 46/0 24 Cracked Cylinder Head 910
40 21 71 Bobby Fisher Chevrolet Stroh's Beer 43/0 3 Engine Failure 895
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 141.826 mph
Margin of Victory: 30.2 seconds
Time of Race: 03:31:57
Lead Changes: 40
Cautions: 4 for 21 laps.