1978 Cardinal 500 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship.jpg
Held on October 29, 1978 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
250 L, 131.5 M, 211.75 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 23 00 Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Country Ham Olds 250
2 13 01 Sonny Hutchins Chevy 250
3 27 59 J.E. Beard Chevy 250
4 7 50 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac 250
5 21 6 Joe Thurman Pontiac 250
6 19 2 Monk Tate Olds 249
7 25 98 Jody Ridley Pontiac 248
8 33 5 Satch Worley Pontiac 248
9 5 4 Bob Pressley Chevy 248
10 6 8 Dale Earnhardt Chevy 248
11 15 33 Geoffrey Bodine Chevy 246
12 22 9 Mike Porter Chevy 246
13 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevy 246
14 9 63 Jimmy Hensley Chevy 245
15 26 60 Beaver Dragon Chevy 244
16 14 14 Sterling Marlin Chevy 240
17 16 71 Gene Glover Chevy 236
18 36 3 Joey Arrington Dodge 236
19 18 77 Harry Gant Olds 214
20 31 39 John Settlemyre Chevy 204
21 1 16 Butch Lindley Pontiac 201
22 37 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevy 184
23 20 41 Jack Bland Pontiac 177
24 30 89 Billy Smith Chevy 168
25 29 55 Dickie Boswell Chevy 165
26 28 0 Dick McCabe Chevy 139
27 10 17 Paul Radford Pontiac 133
28 39 31 Roy Lee Hendrick Chevy 108
29 35 18 Johnny Allen Chevy 103
30 17 11 Jack Ingram Chevy 77
31 11 12 Tommy Ellis Pontiac 77
32 32 07 Chuck Bown Chevy 69
33 34 25 Bob Ballentine Chevy 64
34 8 7 Ray Hendrick Pontiac 62
35 3 54 Lennie Pond Pontiac 61
36 24 08 Jay Hedgecock Pontiac 34
37 12 1 Bill Dennis Chevy 32
38 4 95 Tommy Houston Pontiac 17
39 40 94 Charlie Pressley Chevy 10
40 38 51 Bobby Fleming Pontiac 8
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 01:55:00
Fast Qualifier: Butch Lindley - 20.813 sec.
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Margin of Victory:
Average Speed: 68.551 mph
Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available