OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 500

Cale Yarborough won the 1978 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.525 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $101,430

RACE

  • NUMBER: 25
  • NAME: Old Dominion 500
  • DATE: 09-24-1978
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 263
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 19

WINNER

  • NAME: Cale Yarborough
  • CAR MAKE: Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 79.185
  • START POSITION: 6th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 6 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st National City Travelers Checks 185 175 10 500 372 Running 24,950
2 3 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 175 170 5 500 38 Running 11,700
3 4 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 165 165 0 498 0 Running 8,700
4 7 5 Neil Bonnett Chevrolet Armor All 160 160 0 498 0 Running 6,700
5 1 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.I.N. 160 155 5 497 45 Running 6,950
6 2 43 Richard Petty Chevrolet STP 150 150 0 496 0 Running 5,200
7 9 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 146 146 0 494 0 Running 4,700
8 17 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Rod Osterlund 142 142 0 492 0 Running 3,200
9 15 92 Terry Labonte Chevrolet Duck Industries 138 138 0 491 0 Running 3,100
10 19 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Falls Radiator 134 134 0 486 0 Running 2,730
11 26 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Palatine Automotive Parts 130 130 0 484 0 Running 2,320
12 13 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 127 127 0 484 0 Running 2,150
13 12 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 124 124 0 480 0 Running 1,940
14 14 47 Satch Worley Oldsmobile Race Hill Farm 121 121 0 473 0 Rear end 850
15 27 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 118 118 0 470 0 Running 800
16 21 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Louise Smith 115 115 0 465 0 Running 2,180
17 28 19 Dick May Chevrolet Belden Asphalt 112 112 0 465 0 Running 1,545
18 29 8 Ed Negre Dodge Jones Chrysler-Plymouth 109 109 0 463 0 Running 1,410
19 25 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 106 106 0 461 0 Running 1,225
20 23 95 Ferrel Harris Chevrolet Miller Roofing 103 103 0 453 0 Engine 650
21 20 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 100 100 0 450 0 Running 890
22 11 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 97 97 0 409 0 Brakes 860
23 24 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 94 94 0 403 0 Overheating 870
24 16 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby-Ellis 91 91 0 354 0 Brakes 610
25 8 21 David Pearson Mercury Purolator 88 88 0 340 0 Rear end 850
26 5 27 Buddy Baker Chevrolet M.C. Anderson 85 85 0 329 0 Engine 840
27 22 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 82 82 0 111 0 Engine 830
28 10 12 Harry Gant Chevrolet Black Diamond Coal 84 79 5 90 45 Engine 1,070
29 18 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Russ Togs 76 76 0 42 0 Crash 810
30 30 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Autowize 73 73 0 20 0 Brakes 800