1978 Wilkes 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on October 1, 1978 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
400 L, 250 M, 402.4 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 3 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 400 19 running 180
2 1 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 400 381 running 180
3 6 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 399 0 running 165
4 8 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 397 0 running 160
5 5 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Chevy 397 0 running 155
6 2 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 395 0 running 150
7 4 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Chevy 395 0 running 146
8 9 2 Dave Marcis Rod Osterlund Chevy 394 0 running 142
9 7 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Ford 388 0 running 138
10 10 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Chevy 387 0 running 134
11 14 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 385 0 running 130
12 15 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 384 0 running 127
13 13 67 Buddy Arrington Falls Radiator Dodge 380 0 running 124
14 20 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 379 0 running 121
15 27 24 Junior Miller Miller Roofing Chevy 376 0 running 118
16 11 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 373 0 running 115
17 16 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 365 0 running 112
18 25 09 Nelson Oswald Kountry Kitchen Chevy 346 0 engine 109
19 12 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 345 0 running 106
20 17 8 Ed Negre Jones Chrysler-Plymouth Dodge 333 0 running 103
21 21 45 Baxter Price Chevy 324 0 rear end 100
22 18 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 321 0 rear end 97
23 19 52 Jimmy Means Means Racing Chevy 287 0 rear end 94
24 23 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 208 0 oil pump 91
25 24 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Buick 141 0 engine 88
26 22 29 Cecil Gordon Hollar Auto Parts Chevy 126 0 rear end 85
27 26 0 John Kennedy Spohn's Body Shop Ford 112 0 rear end 82
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available