1978 Virginia 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on April 23, 1978 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 500 310 running 185
2 5 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Dodge 497 0 running 170
3 7 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 497 0 running 165
4 6 2 Dave Marcis Shoney's Chevy 489 0 running 160
5 16 67 Buddy Arrington Reid Trailer Sales Dodge 485 0 running 155
6 9 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 483 0 running 150
7 15 48 James Hylton Denbigh Plumbing Chevy 477 0 running 146
8 21 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 467 0 running 142
9 18 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 460 0 running 138
10 20 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 457 0 running 134
11 19 45 Baxter Price Chevy 455 0 running 130
12 30 74 Bobby Wawak Booher Farms Chevy 452 0 running 127
13 11 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevy 449 0 running 124
14 27 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 448 0 running 121
15 4 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 446 0 running 118
16 2 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 443 133 running 120
17 17 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 442 0 running 112
18 1 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 429 57 rear end 114
19 25 8 Ed Negre Dodge 419 0 running 106
20 28 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 387 0 sump belt 103
21 8 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 361 0 rear end 100
22 24 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 331 0 rear end 97
23 14 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Chevy 164 0 rear end 94
24 13 77 Chuck Bown Johnny Ray Chevy 163 0 rear end 91
25 22 30 Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions Chevy 160 0 engine 88
26 10 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 140 0 ignition 85
27 12 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 96 0 brakes 82
28 26 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 50 0 rear end 79
29 29 0 John Kennedy Avanti CB Ford 28 0 brakes 76
30 23 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 13 0 transmission 73
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available