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1978 Daytona 500

1978 Daytona 500 is 20th Daytona 500 race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Bobby Allison won the pole position and this race. Cale Yarborough and Benny Parsons also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1977 Daytona 500
Next race: 1979 Daytona 500
Race Start: 19th February 1978

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1978 Daytona 500

1st victory for the Bud Moore team
1st victory for the Bobby Allison
4th podium for the Bobby Allison
6th podium for the Cale Yarborough
4th podium for the Benny Parsons

1978 Daytona 500

1978 Daytona 500

Ford Thunderbird - 1978 Daytona 500 winner

Ford Thunderbird #15 - 1978 Daytona 500 winner

1978 Daytona 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bobby Allison Ford Thunderbird, #15 0 3h 7m 49s 0 Bud Moore
2 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #11 0 Junior Johnson
3 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #72 0 L.G. DeWitt
4 Ron Hutcherson Buick ?? 1978, #53 0 A.J. Foyt
5 Dick Brooks Mercury ?? 1978, #90 0 Junie Donlavey
6 Dave Marcis Chevrolet ?? 1978, #2 0 Rod Osterlund
7 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #27 0 M.C. Anderson
8 Bill Elliott Mercury ?? 1978, #9 0 George Elliott
9 Ferrel Harris Dodge ?? 1978, #6 0 Jim Stacy
10 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #54 0 Harry Ranier
11 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #30 0 Walter Ballard
12 Skip Manning Buick ?? 1978, #92 0 Billy Hagan
13 Richard Childress Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #3 0 Richard Childress
14 Grant Adcox Chevrolet ?? 1978, #41 0 Herb Adcox
15 Roger Hamby Chevrolet ?? 1978, #17 0 Roger Hamby
16 Buddy Arrington Dodge ?? 1978, #67 0 Buddy Arrington
17 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet ?? 1978, #40 0 D.K. Ulrich
18 Dick May Ford ?? 1978, #57 0 Alfred McClure
19 Roland Wlodyka Buick ?? 1978, #98 0 Rod Osterlund
20 Jerry Jolly Chevrolet ?? 1978, #28 0 Charles Dean
21 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet ?? 1978, #24 0 Cecil Gordon
22 Claude Ballot-Lena Dodge ?? 1978, #49 0 G.C. Spencer
23 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet ?? 1978, #26 0 David Lee Sellers
24 Frank Warren Dodge ?? 1978, #79 0 Frank Warren
25 Tommy Gale Ford ?? 1978, #64 0 Elmo Langley
26 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet ?? 1978, #14 0 H.B. Cunningham
27 Neil Bonnett Dodge ?? 1978, #5 0 Jim Stacy
28 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet ?? 1978, #88 0 DiGard Racing
29 Al Holbert Chevrolet ?? 1978, #48 0 James Hylton
30 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1978, #70 0 J.D. McDuffie
31 Joe Mihalic Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #61 0 Jim Norris
32 A.J. Foyt Buick ?? 1978, #51 0 A.J. Foyt
33 Richard Petty Dodge ?? 1978, #43 0 Petty Enterprises
34 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1978, #21 0 Wood Brothers
35 Jimmy Means Chevrolet ?? 1978, #52 0 Jimmy Means
36 Blackie Wangerin Mercury ?? 1978, #39 0 Blackie Wangerin
37 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet ?? 1978, #22 0 Al Rudd
38 Jim Vandiver Chevrolet ?? 1978, #89 0 O.L. Nixon
39 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #1 0 Hoss Ellington
40 Morgan Shepherd Mercury ?? 1978, #84 0 Jim Makar
41 Harry Gant Buick ?? 1978, #66 0 Ray Emerson

Qualifying Results for the 1978 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #11 Junior Johnson
1 Bobby Allison Ford Thunderbird, #15 0 Bud Moore
2 Ron Hutcherson Buick ?? 1978, #53 A.J. Foyt
3 A.J. Foyt Buick ?? 1978, #51 A.J. Foyt
4 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet ?? 1978, #88 DiGard Racing
5 David Pearson Mercury ?? 1978, #21 Wood Brothers
6 Richard Petty Dodge ?? 1978, #43 Petty Enterprises
7 Donnie Allison Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #1 Hoss Ellington
8 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #72 L.G. DeWitt
9 Bill Elliott Mercury ?? 1978, #9 George Elliott
10 Dave Marcis Chevrolet ?? 1978, #2 Rod Osterlund
11 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #30 Walter Ballard
12 Neil Bonnett Dodge ?? 1978, #5 Jim Stacy
13 Grant Adcox Chevrolet ?? 1978, #41 Herb Adcox
14 Al Holbert Chevrolet ?? 1978, #48 James Hylton
15 Roland Wlodyka Buick ?? 1978, #98 Rod Osterlund
16 Coo Coo Marlin Chevrolet ?? 1978, #14 H.B. Cunningham
17 Buddy Arrington Dodge ?? 1978, #67 Buddy Arrington
18 Skip Manning Buick ?? 1978, #92 Billy Hagan
19 Richard Childress Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #3 Richard Childress
20 Harry Gant Buick ?? 1978, #66 Ray Emerson
21 Joe Mihalic Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #61 Jim Norris
22 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet ?? 1978, #70 J.D. McDuffie
23 Ferrel Harris Dodge ?? 1978, #6 Jim Stacy
24 Jim Vandiver Chevrolet ?? 1978, #89 O.L. Nixon
25 Dick May Ford ?? 1978, #57 Alfred McClure
26 Jerry Jolly Chevrolet ?? 1978, #28 Charles Dean
27 Jimmy Lee Capps Chevrolet ?? 1978, #26 David Lee Sellers
28 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #54 Harry Ranier
29 Blackie Wangerin Mercury ?? 1978, #39 Blackie Wangerin
30 Roger Hamby Chevrolet ?? 1978, #17 Roger Hamby
31 Buddy Baker Oldsmobile ?? 1978, #27 M.C. Anderson
32 Dick Brooks Mercury ?? 1978, #90 Junie Donlavey
34 Frank Warren Dodge ?? 1978, #79 Frank Warren
35 Claude Ballot-Lena Dodge ?? 1978, #49 G.C. Spencer
36 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet ?? 1978, #22 Al Rudd
37 Morgan Shepherd Mercury ?? 1978, #84 Jim Makar
38 Tommy Gale Ford ?? 1978, #64 Elmo Langley
39 Jimmy Means Chevrolet ?? 1978, #52 Jimmy Means
40 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet ?? 1978, #40 D.K. Ulrich
41 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet ?? 1978, #24 Cecil Gordon

List of all cars for the 1978 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit