1978 Atlanta 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 19, 1978 at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, GA
328 L, 505.12 M, 812.784 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 4 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 328 261 running 185
2 11 2 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 327 0 running 170
3 8 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 327 3 running 170
4 1 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 327 54 running 165
5 6 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 327 2 running 160
6 16 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 325 0 running 150
7 26 41 Grant Adcox Krystal Chevy 319 0 running 146
8 32 49 Connie Saylor Lady & Son Auction Dodge 316 0 crash 142
9 15 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 316 0 running 138
10 23 68 Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl Chevy 315 0 running 134
11 21 40 D.K. Ulrich Howard Johnson's Chevy 314 0 out of gas 130
12 37 89 Sam Sommers O.L. Nixon Chevy 314 0 running 127
13 3 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 314 0 running 124
14 28 67 Buddy Arrington Sam Dell Dodge 313 0 running 121
15 18 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 313 0 running 118
16 35 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 312 0 running 115
17 39 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 311 0 running 112
18 10 98 Roland Wlodyka Rod Osterlund Chevy 311 0 running 109
19 30 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 310 0 running 106
20 34 19 Woody Fisher Henley Gray Chevy 309 0 running 103
21 2 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 303 0 running 100
22 19 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 298 0 running 97
23 12 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Chevy 294 0 running 94
24 33 25 Ronnie Thomas Don Robertson Chevy 290 0 running 91
25 38 8 Ed Negre Dodge 289 0 running 88
26 9 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 278 0 overheating 85
27 5 27 Buddy Baker WQXI Radio Oldsmobile 237 0 engine 82
28 40 91 Billy McGinnis Valvoline Chevy 221 0 ignition 79
29 22 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury 214 0 engine 76
30 25 77 Chuck Bown Johnny Ray Chevy 188 0 engine 73
31 14 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Chevy 182 0 engine 70
32 20 52 Jimmy Means Bell Brothers Auto Parts Chevy 163 0 engine 67
33 31 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Dodge 154 6 engine 69
34 29 30 Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions Oldsmobile 152 0 engine 61
35 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 146 2 engine 63
36 27 75 Butch Hartman Hartman Autocar Chevy 121 0 engine 55
37 24 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 97 0 oil line 52
38 17 9 Bill Elliott Aaron's Automatic Transmission Mercury 66 0 engine 49
39 13 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley Chevy 33 0 engine 46
40 36 00 John Utsman Bristol Raceway Chevy 10 0 oil leak 43
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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