1978 Firecracker 400YT-icon.png NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on July 4, 1978 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
160 L, 400 M, 643.68 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 160 57 running 185
2 1 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 160 56 running 175
3 8 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 159 14 running 170
4 7 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 159 4 running 165
5 14 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 158 2 running 160
6 9 2 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 158 4 running 155
7 28 96 Dale Earnhardt Cardinal Tractor Ford 157 0 running 146
8 33 81 Ferrel Harris Autowize Chevy 157 0 running
9 23 9 Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales Mercury 157 0 running 138
10 22 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Oldsmobile 156 0 running 134
11 36 68 Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl Chevy 154 0 running 130
12 20 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 153 0 running 127
13 40 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 152 0 running 124
14 34 18 Joe Frasson Chevy 152 0 running 121
15 29 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 152 0 running 118
16 30 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 151 0 running 115
17 26 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 151 0 running 112
18 37 47 Satch Worley Race Hill Farm Oldsmobile 150 0 running 109
19 35 40 D.K. Ulrich Ulbricht Construction Chevy 149 0 running 106
20 31 45 Baxter Price Chevy 146 0 running 103
21 25 22 Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks Buick 143 0 engine 100
22 18 41 Grant Adcox Krystal Chevy 142 0 engine 97
23 15 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Chevy 140 0 clutch 94
24 19 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 136 0 running 91
25 38 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 129 0 running 88
26 2 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 92 11 engine 90
27 10 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 75 8 crash 87
28 32 82 Paul Fess Lasky Construction Chevy 75 0 transmission
29 21 16 Raymond Williams Thundercraft Boat Buick 74 0 engine 76
30 12 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Oldsmobile 69 0 engine 73
31 16 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury 61 0 engine 70
32 39 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 57 0 engine 67
33 13 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Chevy 55 1 steering 69
34 24 67 Buddy Arrington Rossmeyer Dodge 55 0 engine 61
35 27 49 Claude Ballot-Lena Lady & Son Auction Dodge 45 0 oil cooler
36 11 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Mercury 35 0 throttle 55
37 4 27 Buddy Baker Olympic Tan Oldsmobile 28 3 engine 57
38 6 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley Chevy 22 0 engine 49
39 5 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Buick 9 0 crash 46
40 17 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 9 0 crash 43
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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