1978 Champion Spark Plug 400 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 20, 1978 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, MI
200 L, 400 M, 643.8 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 1 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 200 56 running 180
2 3 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 200 72 running 180
3 4 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 200 43 running 170
4 7 2 Dave Marcis Rod Osterlund Chevy 200 12 running 165
5 2 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 198 4 running 160
6 12 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Mercury 198 0 running 150
7 9 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 197 3 running 151
8 15 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Oldsmobile 196 0 running 142
9 17 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Oldsmobile 195 0 running 138
10 11 8 Ferrel Harris Autowize Chevy 194 0 running 134
11 28 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 194 0 running 130
12 26 67 Buddy Arrington Falls Radiator Dodge 193 0 running 127
13 5 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 191 7 running 129
14 14 43 Richard Petty STP Chevy 190 0 crash 121
15 31 52 Jimmy Means WIXC Chevy 190 0 running 118
16 24 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 190 0 running 115
17 33 24 Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited Chevy 189 0 running 112
18 36 8 Ed Negre Dodge 189 0 running 109
19 27 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Chevy 187 0 running 106
20 34 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 185 0 running 103
21 30 45 Baxter Price Chevy 183 0 running 100
22 29 7 Joey Arrington Sam Dell Dodge 183 0 running 97
23 10 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 181 1 running 99
24 35 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 170 0 running 91
25 23 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury 143 0 engine 88
26 25 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 139 0 engine 85
27 18 68 Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl Buick 128 0 engine
28 21 22 Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 113 1 engine 84
29 19 1 Donnie Allison Grog Pond Oldsmobile 96 0 engine 76
30 16 17 Roger Hamby Hamby-Ellis Chevy 88 0 overheating 73
31 8 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 68 1 engine 75
32 32 01 Earle Canavan Pepsi Dodge 59 0 transmission 67
33 20 92 Mel Larson ThermaSol Oldsmobile 31 0 electrical 64
34 13 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 23 0 engine 61
35 22 48 James Hylton Palatine Automotive Parts Chevy 17 0 engine 58
36 6 27 Buddy Baker M.C. Anderson Racing Oldsmobile 9 0 engine 55
RACE DATA
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