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1978 Dogwood 500 NASCAR Modified 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 4 61 Richie Evans Pinto 250 88 running
2 1 1 Geoffrey Bodine Pinto 250 160 running
3 9 22 Bill Hensley Vega 249 0 running
4 15 38 Jerry Cook Pinto 249 0 running
5 10 4 Brian Ross Pinto 248 0 running
6 8 07 Paul Radford Pinto 248 0 running
7 29 90 Fred Harbach Pinto 247 0 running
8 19 45 Philip Smith Gremlin 245 0 running
9 35 00 Ed Flemke Pinto 245 0 running
10 31 31 Don Smith Gremlin 241 0 running
11 39 39 Gary Cretty Vega 241 0 running
12 25 6 Bill Cane Chevette 240 0 running
13 40 63 Bubba Beck Monza 236 0 running
14 2 25 Don Whalen Monza 234 0 running
15 36 23 Bobby Loftin Vega 233 0 running
16 11 01 Ray Miller Vega 231 0 running
17 33 46 Billy Middleton Gremlin 214 0 running
18 21 0 Melvin Chilton Vega 201 0 engine
19 26 57 Johnny Bryant Gremlin 186 0 accident
20 27 58 Merv Treichler Chevette 182 0 accident
21 37 92 Charlie Scott Gremlin 173 0 oil pressure
22 30 19 Bob Park Capri 171 0 engine
23 5 3 Fred DeSarro Vega 170 2 engine
24 32 43 Dick Lappan Vega 164 0 drive shaft
25 22 28 John Rosati Pinto 150 0 accident
26 18 17 Satch Worley Mustang II 147 0 accident
27 13 71 Tom Green Pinto 136 0 brakes
28 12 26 Ray Hendrick Pinto 119 0 a-frame
29 28 41 Bob Santos, Jr. Pinto 111 0 handling
30 17 2 Ron Bouchard Pinto 109 0 axle
31 6 60 Maynard Troyer Pinto 103 0 engine
32 34 09 Junior Miller Capri 68 0 oil leak
33 23 21 Bob Potter Pinto 61 0 accident
34 38 9 Jamie Tomaino Vega 48 0 engine
35 16 87 Johnny Johnson Monza 28 0 overheating
36 20 5 Wayne Anderson Pinto 25 0 steering
37 7 51 Charlie Jarzombek Vega 21 0 oil leak
38 14 7 Jerry Dostie Mustang II 17 0 accident
39 40 55 Mark Newton Vega 15 0 accident
40 38 15 Bugs Stevens Pinto 13 0 transmission
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 2h:01:13
Fast Qualifier: Geoffrey Bodine - 20.443 sec.
Heat Winners:
Dash Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{DashWinners}}}|{{{DashWinners}}}]]
Consi Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{ConsiWinners}}}|{{{ConsiWinners}}}]]
Non-Qualifiers Race Winners: [[Special:FormEdit/Driver/{{{NonQualWinners}}}|{{{NonQualWinners}}}]]
Margin of Victory: 12.400 seconds
Average Speed: 64.670 mph
Cautions: 13 for 66 laps - not available
Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers - not available