1978 Carolina 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on March 5, 1978 at Rockingham Speedway in Rockingham, NC
492 L, 507.744 M, 817.212 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 9 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 492 219 running 185
2 3 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 492 124 running 175
3 6 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 492 45 running 170
4 10 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 490 2 running 165
5 11 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 489 0 running 155
6 1 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Dodge 483 0 running 150
7 12 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Chevy 481 0 running 146
8 15 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Chevy 477 0 running 142
9 30 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge 476 0 running 138
10 25 52 Jimmy Means Howard's Machine Shop Chevy 464 0 running 134
11 8 2 Dave Marcis Rod Osterlund Chevy 461 4 running 135
12 31 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 460 0 running 127
13 24 25 Ronnie Thomas Hugh's Vette Shop Chevy 457 0 running 124
14 21 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 445 0 running 121
15 14 48 James Hylton Southland Industries Chevy 444 6 running 123
16 27 18 Joe Frasson Chevy 439 0 running 115
17 34 74 Dick May Bobby Wawak Chevy 429 0 running 112
18 4 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 407 36 running 114
19 32 61 Joe Mihalic Jim Norris Oldsmobile 398 0 running 106
20 35 97 Ralph Jones Ford 378 0 engine 103
21 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 352 33 overheating 105
22 28 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 352 0 engine 97
23 36 45 Baxter Price Chevy 328 0 running 94
24 33 01 Earle Canavan Dodge 280 0 engine 91
25 18 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevy 266 0 engine 88
26 13 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevy 260 0 engine 85
27 23 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 259 0 oil pump 82
28 7 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 243 23 engine 84
29 22 8 Ed Negre Dodge 167 0 engine 76
30 19 41 Grant Adcox Krystal Chevy 145 0 engine 73
31 5 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 119 0 engine 70
32 17 98 Roland Wlodyka Rod Osterlund Chevy 79 0 ignition 67
33 16 27 Buddy Baker M.C. Anderson Racing Chevy 70 0 engine 64
34 20 30 Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions Chevy 30 0 crash 61
35 29 26 Jimmy Lee Capps Hearne Produce Chevy 28 0 crash 58
36 26 19 Woody Fisher Belden Asphalt Chevy 0 0 crash 55
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available