RESULTS

1978 Official Race Results : Dixie 500

Dixie 500 | November 05, 1978 | Race 29 of 30

FIN ST CAR DRIVER MAKE SPONSOR PTS/BNS LAPS STATUS WINNINGS
1 13 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 180/5 328 Running 13,500
2 11 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 175/5 328 Running 12,200
3 9 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Osterlund 170/5 328 Running 8,450
4 10 98 Dale Earnhardt Chevrolet Osterlund 160/0 327 Running 6,900
5 5 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 160/5 327 Running 8,700
6 2 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 155/5 325 Running 8,200
7 8 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Black Diamond 146/0 325 Running 4,800
8 1 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 147/5 323 Running 9,700
9 15 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 1st Nat'l City Trav. Cks. 143/5 322 Running 6,250
10 12 14 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 134/0 320 Running 3,100
11 30 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby / Ellis Automotive 130/0 319 Running 2,700
12 19 90 Dick Brooks Mercury Truxmore 127/0 317 Accident 3,630
13 18 92 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Duck Industries 124/0 317 Accident 3,420
14 16 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 121/0 317 Running 3,260
15 40 25 Ronnie Thomas * Chevrolet Louise Smith 118/0 317 Running 3,090
16 27 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Sam Dell 115/0 317 Running 2,830
17 22 37 Dave Watson Chevrolet Amsoil PE 316 Accident 1,600
18 28 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 109/0 316 Running 2,470
19 24 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 106/0 314 Running 2,210
20 34 8 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet L.R. Cook 103/0 314 Running 2,000
21 6 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Griffin's Marine 110/10 311 Broken Valve 11,565
22 35 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Russ Togs 97/0 310 Running 1,505
23 21 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 94/0 310 Running 1,470
24 25 75 Butch Mock Chevrolet Rahilly PE 310 Running 1,125
25 32 84 Skip Manning Mercury Valvoline 88/0 308 Running 1,050
26 36 81 Ed Negre Chrysler Jones 85/0 203 Running 960
27 26 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 82/0 299 Running 900
28 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 79/0 298 Accident 4,440
29 29 97 Ralph Jones Ford Jones 76/0 298 Running 830
30 17 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 73/0 285 Engine Failure 1,320
31 37 74 Tommy Gale Chevrolet Wawak 70/0 253 Engine Failure 700
32 4 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 67/0 246 Broken Oil Line 1,190
33 38 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 64/0 172 Cracked Cylinder Head 1,180
34 14 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 61/0 137 Accident 4,370
35 23 48 Al Holbert Chevrolet Southland Industries 58/0 119 Broken Exhaust Header 1,160
36 31 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 55/0 92 Engine Failure 940
37 20 9 Bill Elliott Oldsmobile Dahlonega Equipment 52/0 80 Broken Valve 630
38 33 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 49/0 41 Engine Failure 620
39 3 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.i.n. 46/0 5 Rear End 3,810
40 39 0 John Kennedy Ford Spohn's Body Shop 43/0 0 Did Not Start 600
* Denotes Rookie

RACE FACTS

Average Speed: 124.312 mph
Margin of Victory: 5 car lengths
Time of Race: 04:00:57
Lead Changes: 25
Cautions: 7 for 63 laps.
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