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1978 Daytona 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 2 of 30
Sunday, February 19, 1978 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:07:49
Average Speed: 159.73 mph
Pole Speed: 187.536 mph
Cautions: 5 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: 33.2 sec
Attendance: 140,000
Lead changes: 37

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
1   Donnie Allison   Hoss EllingtonOldsmobile   Sheldon Pittman
3   Richard Childress   Richard ChildressOldsmobile   Cliff Champion
05   Bruce Hill   Harry ClaryOldsmobile   Don Hartzell
5   Neil Bonnett   Jim StacyDodge   Harry Hyde
6   Ferrel Harris   Jim StacyDodge   Harry Hyde
8   Ed Negre   Ed NegreDodge   Norman Negre
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
41   Grant Adcox   Herb AdcoxChevrolet   George White
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesDodge   Dale Inman
54   Lennie Pond   Harry RanierOldsmobile   Herb Nab
72   Benny Parsons   L.G. DeWittOldsmobile   Jake Elder
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardChevrolet   Buddy Parrott
89   Jim Vandiver   O.L. NixonChevrolet   Tom Vandiver
90   Dick Brooks   Junie DonlaveyMercury   Junie Donlavey

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