1978 Dogwood 500 NASCAR Late Model Sportsman National Championship.jpg
Held on March 11, 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 1 01 Sonny Hutchins Chevy 250 219 running
2 3 4 Bob Pressley Chevy 250 20 running
3 4 63 Jimmy Hensley Chevy 250 10 running
4 6 16 Butch Lindley Chevy 250 1 running
5 2 7 Morgan Shepherd Pontiac 249 0 running
6 8 11 Jack Ingram Chevy 249 0 running
7 21 20 Joe Millikan Chevy 248 0 running
8 19 5 Satch Worley Chevy 247 0 running
9 16 81 L.D. Ottinger Chevy 246 0 running
10 12 95 Tommy Houston Chevy 246 0 running
11 30 2 Rick Mast Plymouth 244 0 running
12 18 00 Sam Ard Olds 243 0 running
13 26 28 Carson Baird Dodge 242 0 running
14 32 08 Mike Barry Chevy 242 0 running
15 34 98 Randy Hutchison Chevy 239 0 running
16 40 80 Bud Elliott Ford 234 0 running
17 33 9 Bob Shreeves Chevy 233 0 running
18 39 78 Hal Houston Chevy 230 0 running
19 24 18 Bosco Lowe Chevy 229 0 overheating
20 35 51 Bobby Fleming Chevy 228 0 running
21 38 91 Ed Baugess Chevy 226 0 running
22 36 02 Jerry McCoy Chevy 226 0 running
23 13 31 Mike Porter Chevy 213 0 running
24 20 88 Monk Tate Chevy 204 0 engine
25 28 54 Buddy Hopkins Chevy 189 0 transmission
26 37 6 Kent Fogleman Chevy 185 0 running
27 10 8 Dale Earnhardt Chevy 165 0 accident
28 15 71 Bobby Dragon Chevy 164 0 accident
29 9 26 Dave Dion Mercury 161 0 accident
30 5 77 Harry Gant Buick 154 0 engine
31 11 3 Ray Hendrick Chevy 141 0 engine
32 23 0 Red Foote Chevy 110 0 engine
33 17 89 Billy Smith Chevy 90 0 engine
34 7 44 Bill Dennis Olds 62 0 engine
35 29 33 Hank Thomas Chevy 61 0 rear end
36 27 83 Bubba Tatum Pontiac 57 0 handling
37 31 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevy 44 0 overheating
38 25 22 Lynn Carroll Chevy 44 0 accident
39 14 12 Tommy Ellis Pontiac 25 0 brakes
40 22 1 Reds Kagle Chevy 13 0 oil line
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 1h:52:34
Fast Qualifier: Sonny Hutchins - 20.749 sec.
Heat Winners:
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Margin of Victory: 1.200 seconds
Average Speed: 70.032 mph
Cautions: 7 for 43 laps - not available
Lead Changes: 6 among 4 drivers - not available