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1978 Atlanta 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 5 of 30
Sunday, March 19, 1978 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
328 laps on a 1.522 mile paved track (499.2 miles)

Time of race: 3:30:10
Average Speed: 142.52 mph
Pole Speed: 162.006 mph
Cautions: 4 for 16 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



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

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