1978 Delaware 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on September 17, 1978 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, DE
500 L, 500 M, 804.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 2 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 500 267 running 185
2 8 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 500 221 running 175
3 6 27 Buddy Baker M.C. Anderson Chevy 499 1 running 170
4 5 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 498 0 running 160
5 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 497 1 running 160
6 14 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 496 0 running 150
7 12 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N. Oldsmobile 493 0 running 146
8 10 2 Dave Marcis Rod Osterlund Chevy 493 0 running 142
9 13 1 Donnie Allison Grog Pond Oldsmobile 489 0 running 138
10 15 92 Dick May Duck Industries Chevy 485 0 running 134
11 16 25 Ronnie Thomas Autowize Chevy 483 0 running 130
12 3 3 Richard Childress CRC Chemicals Oldsmobile 482 0 running 127
13 18 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Chevy 472 0 running 124
14 27 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 468 0 running 121
15 29 8 Ed Negre Jones Chrysler-Plymouth Dodge 467 0 running 118
16 26 01 Earle Canavan Dodge 460 0 running
17 20 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 458 0 running 112
18 22 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 457 0 running 109
19 31 34 Nestor Peles Steve Peles Chevy 439 0 running 106
20 21 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 438 0 engine 103
21 32 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 438 0 running 100
22 23 67 Buddy Arrington Lafayette Radio Dodge 432 0 running 97
23 30 45 Baxter Price Chevy 420 0 running 94
24 36 09 Nelson Oswald G & S Truck Service Chevy 335 0 engine 91
25 19 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Chevy 320 0 oil pan 88
26 9 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 311 0 engine 85
27 11 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 269 0 ignition 82
28 25 29 Dave Dion Green Mountain Ford 238 0 engine 79
29 4 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Oldsmobile 220 0 crash 76
30 28 97 Ralph Jones Ford 186 0 engine 73
31 33 19 Joey Arrington Rossmeyer Dodge 143 0 rear end 70
32 24 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 140 0 engine 67
33 1 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 80 10 engine 69
34 17 18 James Hylton Hylton Engineering Chevy 10 0 quit
35 37 35 Louis Gatto L & J Automotive Chevy 5 0 flagged 58
36 34 61 Ferrel Harris Jones Chrysler-Plymouth Chrysler 3 0 quit
37 35 81 Jabe Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 1 0 quit 52
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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