1978 Mason-Dixon 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on May 21, 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 3 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 500 147 running 180
2 5 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 500 1 running 175
3 4 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N. Chevy 499 4 running 170
4 2 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 498 5 running 165
5 10 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Dodge 497 26 running 160
6 7 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 497 290 running 160
7 15 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 494 0 running 146
8 9 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 493 1 running 147
9 13 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 492 0 running 138
10 14 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Chevy 492 0 running 134
11 19 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Chevy 489 0 running 130
12 16 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Buick 486 0 running 127
13 21 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 485 0 running 124
14 18 47 Satch Worley Race Hill Farm Chevy 481 0 running
15 6 2 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 480 1 running 123
16 17 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevy 477 0 running 115
17 25 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 474 0 running 112
18 23 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 470 0 running 109
19 8 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 456 0 oil pump 106
20 22 01 Earle Canavan Dodge 448 0 running 103
21 32 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 438 0 running 100
22 34 45 Baxter Price Tire King Chevy 379 0 engine 97
23 1 27 Buddy Baker M.C. Anderson Chevy 363 25 engine 99
24 36 34 Nestor Peles Steve Peles Chevy 360 0 fatigue 91
25 33 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 324 0 running 88
26 27 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 308 0 oil pump 85
27 31 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 302 0 engine 82
28 35 74 Bobby Wawak Chevy 261 0 transmission 79
29 39 85 Greg Heller Triangle Springs Ford 250 0 overheating
30 29 61 Joe Mihalic Jim Norris Chevy 215 0 engine
31 20 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 201 0 clutch 70
32 26 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 75 0 engine 67
33 11 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 64 0 engine 64
34 12 70 J.D. McDuffie Perry's Steak House Chevy 35 0 oil pan 61
35 30 8 Ed Negre Dodge 15 0 oil line 58
36 37 29 Bill Hollar Chevy 14 0 transmission 55
37 24 10 Elmo Langley Henley Gray Chevy 5 0 engine 52
38 38 09 Nelson Oswald Perfect Alignment Chevy 5 0 crash 49
39 40 80 Wayne Morgan Chevy 3 0 engine 46
40 28 28 Dave Dion Ford 0 0 engine 43
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available