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1978 Southern 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 22 of 30
Monday, September 4, 1978 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 4:17:46
Average Speed: 116.828 mph
Pole Speed: 153.685 mph
Cautions: 9 for 72 laps
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 65,000
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



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

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