OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WORLD 600

Darrell Waltrip won the 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Series World 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $310,491

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: World 600
  • DATE: 05-28-1978
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 600
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 6 / 32

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 138.355
  • START POSITION: 17th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 43
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 17 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185 400 144 Running 48,608
2 14 1 Donnie Allison Chevrolet Hawaiian Tropic 175 400 35 Running 27,000
3 6 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 170 400 1 Running 19,695
4 2 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st National City Travelers Checks 165 400 130 Running 31,133
5 1 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 160 400 85 Running 28,135
6 12 72 Benny Parsons Oldsmobile 1st National City Travelers Checks 155 400 5 Running 12,185
7 10 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 146 399 0 Running 9,215
8 16 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 142 398 0 Running 10,140
9 7 14 Sterling Marlin Chevrolet Cunningham-Kelley 138 394 0 Running 9,765
10 24 05 Bruce Hill Oldsmobile Bearfinder 134 393 0 Running 8,265
11 26 41 Grant Adcox Chevrolet Krystal 130 389 0 Running 7,065
12 33 33 Morgan Shepherd Mercury Mr. B. Race Engines 127 389 0 Running 6,465
13 40 57 Dick May Ford McClure Motors 124 388 0 Running 5,815
14 23 9 Bill Elliott Mercury Dahlonega Ford Sales 121 387 0 Running 5,115
15 34 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Sam Dell 118 386 0 Running 6,765
16 29 00 John Utsman Chevrolet Lady & Son Auction 115 384 0 Running 4,015
17 28 96 Dale Earnhardt Ford Carolina Tractor 0 382 0 Running 3,415
18 31 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 109 380 0 Running 3,315
19 5 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 106 373 0 Running 6,245
20 22 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile CRC Chemicals 103 372 0 Running 4,935
21 19 98 Roland Wlodyka Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 100 369 0 Running 2,665
22 30 70 J.D. McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 97 369 0 Running 4,375
23 36 19 Frank Warren Dodge Belden Asphalt 94 369 0 Running 4,105
24 21 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 91 356 0 Running 3,795
25 38 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 88 355 0 Running 2,485
26 15 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 85 352 0 Running 2,710
27 35 89 Jim Vandiver Chevrolet O.L. Nixon 82 343 0 Engine 1,555
28 20 22 Ricky Rudd Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 79 331 0 Running 3,430
29 25 40 D.K. Ulrich Chevrolet Pants Rack 76 323 0 Running 2,145
30 37 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Louise Smith 73 318 0 Steering 2,190
31 27 30 Tighe Scott Oldsmobile Russ Togs 70 240 0 Engine 1,985
32 3 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 67 198 0 Engine 5,940
33 9 54 Lennie Pond Oldsmobile W.I.N. 64 195 0 Crash 1,340
34 18 49 Connie Saylor Dodge Lady & Son Auction 61 184 0 Engine 1,315
35 13 5 Neil Bonnett Oldsmobile Armor All 58 157 0 Engine 4,415
36 4 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Black Diamond Coal 55 140 0 Overheating 3,190
37 39 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Bell Brothers Auto Parts 52 129 0 Throttle 1,665
38 8 48 Al Holbert Oldsmobile Southland Industries 49 113 0 Crash 1,690
39 11 51 Ron Hutcherson Buick Gilmore / Valvoline 0 112 0 Crash 1,115
40 32 28 Jerry Jolly Chevrolet Ski Machine 43 20 0 Suspension 1,090