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1978 Salt City 100 USAC National Dirt Championship.jpg
Held on July 1, 1978 at New York State Fairgrounds in Syracuse, NY
100 L, 100 M, 160.9 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 21 Pancho Carter 100 75 running
2 17 98 Gary Bettenhausen 100 0 running
3 11 28 Billy Engelhart 100 0 running
4 16 56 Jim McElreath 100 0 running
5 10 19 Dana Carter 100 0 running
6 2 51 Bubby Jones 100 25 running
7 3 29 Billy Cassella 99 0 running
8 13 55 Will Cagle 99 0 running
9 21 22 Roger Rager 99 0 running
10 12 68 Jerry Miller 98 0 running
11 28 85 Mike Johnson 96 0 running
12 24 18 Robert Smith 93 0 running
13 6 61 Roy Hicks 55 0 running
14 4 1 Larry Rice 53 0 accident
15 25 58 Jerry Weeks 50 0 steering
16 22 37 Bill Burks, Jr. 50 0 accident
17 29 42 Gary Irvin 49 0 accident
18 9 33 Steve Chassey 48 0 engine
19 15 5 Larry Dickson 45 0 torsion bar
20 5 50 Greg Leffler 35 0 engine
21 27 88 Jackie Howerton 29 0 torsion bar
22 19 25 Mark Alderson 27 0 oil leak
23 23 66 Steve Cannon 23 0 steering
24 20 75 Sleepy Tripp 21 0 steering
25 7 35 Arnold Knepper 20 0 oil pressure
26 8 49 Ron Shuman 12 0 engine
27 14 20 George Snider 10 0 flat tire
28 26 17 Joe Saldana 0 0 clutch
RACE DATA
Did not start:

Did not qualify: Tom Bigelow

Time of Race: ???
Starting Lineup Set By: Unknown Methods
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available