1978 Dixie 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on November 5, 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 13 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 328 3 running 180
2 11 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 328 61 running 175
3 9 2 Dave Marcis Osterlund Enterprises Chevy 328 18 running 170
4 10 98 Dale Earnhardt Osterlund Enterprises Chevy 327 0 running 160
5 5 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 327 14 running 160
6 2 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 325 3 running 155
7 8 12 Harry Gant Black Diamond Coal Chevy 325 0 running 146
8 1 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 323 67 running 147
9 15 22 Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 322 11 running 143
10 12 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley Chevy 320 0 running 134
11 30 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 319 0 running 130
12 19 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Mercury 317 0 crash 127
13 18 92 Terry Labonte Duck Industries Chevy 317 0 crash 124
14 16 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 317 0 running 121
15 40 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 317 0 running 118
16 27 67 Buddy Arrington Sam Dell Dodge 317 0 running 115
17 22 37 Dave Watson AMSOIL Chevy 316 0 crash
18 28 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 316 0 running 109
19 24 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 314 0 running 106
20 34 8 Ferrel Harris L.R. Cook Chevy 314 0 running 103
21 6 27 Buddy Baker Griffin Marine Chevy 311 151 engine 110
22 35 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Oldsmobile 310 0 running 97
23 21 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 310 0 running 94
24 25 75 Butch Mock RahMoc Enterprises Chevy 310 0 running
25 32 84 Skip Manning Valvoline Mercury 308 0 running 88
26 36 81 Ed Negre Jones Chrysler-Plymouth Chrysler 303 0 running 85
27 26 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 299 0 running 82
28 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 298 0 crash 79
29 29 97 Ralph Jones Jones Racing Ford 298 0 running 76
30 17 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 285 0 engine 73
31 37 74 Tommy Gale Wawak Racing Chevy 253 0 engine 70
32 4 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 246 0 oil line 67
33 38 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 172 0 engine 64
34 14 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Chevy 137 0 crash 61
35 23 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Chevy 119 0 engine 58
36 31 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 92 0 engine 55
37 20 9 Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales Oldsmobile 80 0 engine 52
38 33 41 Grant Adcox Krystal Chevy 41 0 engine 49
39 3 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 5 0 rear end 46
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify: John Kennedy, Tommy Gale
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available