1978 Talladega 500 NASCAR Winston Cup Series.jpg
Held on August 6, 1978 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, AL
188 L, 500.08 M, 804.828 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 5 54 Lennie Pond W.I.N., Inc. Oldsmobile 188 22 running 180
2 9 1 Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic Oldsmobile 188 4 running 175
3 2 72 Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 188 9 running 170
4 1 11 Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks Oldsmobile 188 79 running 170
5 3 21 David Pearson Purolator Mercury 187 6 running 160
6 20 15 Bobby Allison Norris Industries Ford 186 0 running 150
7 6 43 Richard Petty STP Dodge 186 5 running 151
8 14 5 Neil Bonnett Armor All Chevy 183 2 running 147
9 15 90 Dick Brooks Truxmore Mercury 182 0 running 138
10 17 30 Tighe Scott Russ Togs Oldsmobile 181 0 running 134
11 24 8 Ferrel Harris Autowize Chevy 181 0 running 130
12 27 96 Dale Earnhardt Cardinal Tractor Ford 180 0 running 127
13 19 9 Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales Mercury 179 0 running 124
14 25 2 Dave Marcis Rod Osterlund Oldsmobile 176 0 running 121
15 29 67 Buddy Arrington Sam Dell Dodge 175 0 running 118
16 34 19 Dick May Belden Asphalt Chevy 172 0 running 115
17 23 70 J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating Chevy 172 0 running 112
18 38 42 Marty Robbins Dodge 171 0 running 109
19 41 40 D.K. Ulrich Midwestern Farm Lines Chevy 168 0 running 106
20 30 64 Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda Ford 168 0 running 103
21 31 4 Gary Myers Spencer's Baby Wear Chevy 167 0 running 100
22 33 41 Grant Adcox Krystal Chevy 165 0 running 97
23 32 45 Baxter Price Chevy 165 0 running 94
24 35 25 Ronnie Thomas Louise Smith Chevy 164 0 running 91
25 18 3 Richard Childress Kansas Jack Oldsmobile 164 0 running 88
26 8 14 Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley Chevy 158 0 engine 85
27 40 73 Steve Moore Willard Moore Chevy 150 0 running 82
28 4 27 Buddy Baker Howell Heflin Oldsmobile 149 57 engine 84
29 12 68 Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl Buick 129 0 crash 76
30 28 48 Al Holbert Southland Industries Oldsmobile 124 0 engine 73
31 39 01 Earle Canavan Pepsi Dodge 119 0 running
32 36 52 Jimmy Means WIXC Chevy 118 0 crash 67
33 13 79 Frank Warren Native Tan Dodge 110 0 running 64
34 11 88 Darrell Waltrip Gatorade Chevy 105 4 engine 66
35 21 05 Bruce Hill Bearfinder Oldsmobile 96 0 axle 58
36 37 17 Roger Hamby Kockums Chevy 94 0 clutch 55
37 16 49 Claude Ballot-Lena JMS Dodge 48 0 engine
38 10 92 Skip Manning Stratagraph Buick 46 0 engine 49
39 7 22 Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks Chevy 22 0 engine 46
40 26 39 Blackie Wangerin Mercury 9 0 engine 43
41 22 12 James Hylton Al Rudd Auto Parts Buick 1 0 transmission
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available