OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 400

Darrell Waltrip won the 1978 NASCAR WINSTON CUP SERIES Gwyn Staley 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $68,965

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 400
  • DATE: 04-16-1978
  • LAPS / MILES: 400 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 25

WINNER

  • NAME: Darrell Waltrip
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 92.345
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 18
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 88 Darrell Waltrip Chevrolet Gatorade 185 175 10 400 146 Running 13,075
2 7 43 Richard Petty Dodge STP 175 170 5 400 129 Running 7,950
3 1 72 Benny Parsons Chevrolet 1st National City Travelers Checks 170 165 5 399 120 Running 9,300
4 5 54 Lennie Pond Chevrolet W.I.N. 165 160 5 399 1 Running 3,175
5 6 2 Dave Marcis Chevrolet Shoney's 155 155 0 398 0 Running 1,675
6 3 15 Bobby Allison Ford Norris Industries 155 150 5 397 1 Running 3,950
7 14 70 JD McDuffie Chevrolet Bailey Excavating 146 146 0 390 0 Running 2,200
8 9 90 Dick Brooks Ford Truxmore 142 142 0 390 0 Running 2,050
9 10 92 Skip Manning Chevrolet Stratagraph 138 138 0 389 0 Running 1,830
10 17 3 Richard Childress Oldsmobile Kansas Jack 134 134 0 388 0 Running 1,770
11 16 67 Buddy Arrington Dodge Reid Trailer Sales 130 130 0 384 0 Running 1,625
12 12 48 James Hylton Chevrolet Hylton Engineering 127 127 0 382 0 Running 1,590
13 11 40 DK Ulrich Chevrolet D.K. Ulrich 124 124 0 375 0 Running 1,505
14 24 52 Jimmy Means Chevrolet Means Racing 121 121 0 374 0 Running 1,320
15 23 8 Ed Negre Dodge Ed Negre 118 118 0 372 0 Running 1,185
16 28 74 Joe Booher Chevrolet Bobby Wawak 115 115 0 371 0 Running 550
17 22 24 Cecil Gordon Chevrolet Transmissions Unlimited 112 112 0 370 0 Running 1,025
18 29 19 Dick May Chevrolet Henley Gray 109 109 0 354 0 Running 750
19 25 45 Baxter Price Chevrolet Baxter Price 106 106 0 346 0 Running 525
20 21 4 Gary Myers Chevrolet Spencer's Baby Wear 103 103 0 295 0 Oil leak 500
21 20 25 Ronnie Thomas Chevrolet Don Robertson 100 100 0 279 0 Handling 1,225
22 13 79 Frank Warren Dodge Native Tan 97 97 0 245 0 Wheel 650
23 19 17 Roger Hamby Chevrolet Hamby-Ellis 94 94 0 214 0 Running 430
24 8 5 Neil Bonnett Dodge Armor All 96 91 5 187 1 Engine 2,885
25 15 30 Tighe Scott Chevrolet Scotty's Fashions 88 88 0 150 0 Overheating 600
26 4 11 Cale Yarborough Oldsmobile 1st National City Travelers Checks 90 85 5 120 2 Overheating 4,365
27 18 64 Tommy Gale Ford Sunny King Ford & Honda 82 82 0 79 0 Engine 580
28 27 29 Bill Hollar Chevrolet Hollar Auto Parts 79 79 0 76 0 Quit 320
29 26 0 John Kennedy Ford Avanti CB 76 76 0 34 0 Rear end 360