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1978 Daytona 500 qualifying results


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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



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Jim Hurtubise (#33), Tom Frank (#60), Woody Fisher (#19), Earle Canavan (#01), Ed Negre (#8), Steve Stolarek (#07), Earl Ross (#91), Nelson Oswald (#09), Janet Guthrie (#68), John Utsman (#00), Tommy Robbs (#59), Claude Aubin (#83), Nestor Peles (#34), Bruce Hill (#05), Sam Sommers (#25), Baxter Price (#45), Joe Frasson (#18), Bobby Wawak (#74)