Richard Petty
1978 Season Results
NASCAR Winston Cup Series
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Race-By-Race
Race Track St Fin # Sponsor/Owner Make Laps Led Status Pts
1
Riverside International Raceway 5 16 43 STP Dodge 104/119 0 Rear end
2
Daytona International Speedway 6 33 43 STP Dodge 60/200 39 Crash 69
3
Richmond Raceway (VA) 8 22 43 STP Dodge 356/400 0 Rear end 97
4
Rockingham Speedway 10 4 43 STP Dodge 490/492 2 Running 165
5
Atlanta Motor Speedway 9 26 43 STP Dodge 278/328 0 Overheating 85
6
Bristol Motor Speedway 11 25 43 STP Dodge 47/500 0 Crash 88
7
Darlington Raceway 10 5 43 STP Dodge 364/367 0 Running 155
8
North Wilkesboro Speedway 7 2 43 STP Dodge 400/400 129 Running 175
9
Martinsville Speedway 7 3 43 STP Dodge 497/500 0 Running 165
10
Talladega Superspeedway 10 11 43 STP Dodge 183/188 2 Running 135
11
Dover International Speedway 15 7 43 STP Dodge 494/500 0 Running 146
12
Charlotte Motor Speedway 16 8 43 STP Dodge 398/400 0 Running 142
13
Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville 7 3 43 STP Dodge 416/420 0 Running 165
14
Riverside International Raceway 7 2 43 STP Dodge 95/95 4 Running
15
Michigan International Speedway 12 6 43 STP Dodge 199/200 0 Running 150
16
Daytona International Speedway 7 4 43 STP Dodge 159/160 4 Running 165
17
Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville 12 23 43 STP Dodge 341/420 0 Engine 94
18
Pocono Raceway 8 30 43 STP Dodge 152/200 5 Engine 78
19
Talladega Superspeedway 6 7 43 STP Dodge 186/188 5 Running 151
20
Michigan International Speedway 14 14 43 STP Chevrolet 190/200 0 Crash 121
21
Bristol Motor Speedway 11 5 43 STP Chevrolet 495/500 2 Running 160
22
Darlington Raceway 9 3 43 STP Chevrolet 366/367 1 Running 170
23
Richmond Raceway (VA) 5 20 43 STP Chevrolet 356/400 13 Rear end 108
24
Dover International Speedway 11 27 43 STP Chevrolet 269/500 0 Ignition 82
25
Martinsville Speedway 2 6 43 STP Chevrolet 496/500 0 Running 150
26
North Wilkesboro Speedway 8 4 43 STP Chevrolet 397/400 0 Running 160
27
Charlotte Motor Speedway 9 27 43 STP Chevrolet 220/334 102 Ignition 87
28
Rockingham Speedway 11 6 43 STP Chevrolet 485/492 18 Running 155
29
Atlanta Motor Speedway 11 2 43 STP Chevrolet 328/328 61 Running 175
30
Ontario Motor Speedway 3 34 43 STP Chevrolet 83/200 30 Engine



Aggregates
TOP-LINE STATS
Starts 30
Wins 0
T5 11
T10 17
MEANS & MEDIANS
Avg. Start 8.9
Avg. Fin 12.83
PERFORMANCE INDICATORS
Laps Completed 8904/10298 (86.46%)
Laps Led 417
Lead Lap Finishes 3
DNFs 12