1978 Texas 500 USAC Stock Car Series.jpg
Held on June 4, 1978 at Texas World Speedway in College Station, TX
250 L, 500 M, 804.75 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 21 Gary Bowsher Roto-Rooter Ford Torino 250 82 running
2 11 12 Bay Darnell Chevrolet Camaro 243 21 blown tire
3 13 32 Dave Decker Dodge Magnum 242 0 running
4 18 31 Keith Davis Chevrolet Chevelle 242 0 running
5 35 11 Bobby Allison AMC Matador 234 114 running
6 29 86 Tom Harrington Pontiac LeMans 231 0 running
7 32 36 H.B. Bailey Pontiac Trans Am 226 0 running
8 3 37 Dave Watson Buick Skylark 200 0 engine
9 38 39 Dale Koehler Chevrolet Monte Carlo 200 0 out of fuel
10 22 79 Wayne Watercutter Chevrolet Malibu 198 0 dry sump
11 8 77 Kevin Housby Plymouth Volare 196 0 engine
12 1 52 Tom Williams Chevrolet Chevelle 194 1 running
13 31 18 Tom Sturdivant Chevrolet Camaro 171 0 transmission
14 21 25 Bill Venturini Plymouth Volare 168 0 wheel bearing
15 26 84 Randy Ogden Chevrolet Camaro 145 0 transmission
16 10 24 Larry Schild Chevy 136 0 oil leak
17 28 60 Ken Jai Chevy 126 0 black flag
18 27 75 Bob Schacht Chevrolet Laguna 115 0 engine
19 30 66 Terry Pearson Chevy 112 0 in ditch
20 2 81 Terry Ryan Chevrolet Laguna 93 20 rear axle
21 25 15 Rich Sundling Chevrolet Chevelle 87 0 drive chain
22 19 17 Gordon Blankenship Dodge Magnum 85 0 clutch
23 7 4 Eddie Wachs Chevrolet Camaro 78 5 engine
24 15 44 Billy Hagan Chevrolet Laguna 74 0 rear end
25 20 1 Paul Feldner Dodge Magnum 61 0 accident
26 16 34 Bob Brevak Dodge Magnum 58 0 blown engine
27 36 57 Jim Hurlbert Dodge Magnum 47 0 overheating
28 37 87 Tommy Taylor Plymouth Fury 40 0 black flag
29 23 40 Joe Wallace Chevrolet Camaro 27 0 blown engine
30 17 35 Dean Roper Dodge Magnum 27 0 blown engine
31 4 70 Joe Ruttman Pontiac 16 7 overheating
32 6 68 Bob Keselowski Dodge Aspen 8 0 accident
33 14 2 John Haver Chevy 8 0 accident
34 9 27 Ken Rowley Plymouth Volare 8 0 accident
35 12 28 Jerry Jolly Chevrolet Chevelle 8 0 accident
36 24 33 Ricky Otts Chevrolet Laguna 8 0 accident
37 34 51 A.J. Foyt Gilmore, Valvoline, Citicorp Buick 3 0 valve
38 35 98 Tom Meinberg Chevrolet Laguna 0 0 valve
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 03:35
Fast Qualifier: Tom Williams
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available