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1978 NAPA National 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 27 of 30
Sunday, October 8, 1978 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:31:57
Average Speed: 141.826 mph
Pole Speed: 161.355 mph
Cautions: 4 for 21 laps
Margin of Victory: 30.2 sec
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: 40

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
1   Donnie Allison   Hoss EllingtonChevrolet   Sheldon Pittman
3   Richard Childress   Richard ChildressOldsmobile   Cliff Champion
05   Bruce Hill   Harry ClaryOldsmobile   Don Hartzell
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
41   Grant Adcox   Herb AdcoxChevrolet   George White
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesChevrolet   Dale Inman
48   James Hylton   James HyltonChevrolet   Kirk Shelmerdine
54   Lennie Pond   Harry RanierChevrolet   Herb Nab
72   Benny Parsons   L.G. DeWittOldsmobile   Jake Elder
81   Ed Negre   Ed NegreChrysler   Norman Negre
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardChevrolet   Buddy Parrott
90   Dick Brooks   Junie DonlaveyMercury   Junie Donlavey

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