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1978 Qualifying Race #1 qualifying results

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 1
Thursday, February 16, 1978 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:00:58
Average Speed: 123.018 mph
Pole Speed: 187.536 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 11

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Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
2   A.J. Foyt51Buick48.391   185.985    
21   Baxter Price45Chevrolet51.962   173.204    
6   Bill Elliott9Mercury48.981   183.745    
11   Blackie Wangerin39Mercury50.271   179.030    
7   Bobby Allison15Ford49.125   183.207    
23   Bruce Hill05Oldsmobile50.151   179.459    
14   Buddy Arrington67Dodge50.020   179.929    
3   Buddy Baker27Oldsmobile48.477   185.656    
1   Cale Yarborough11Oldsmobile47.991   187.536    
15   Claude Aubin83Chevrolet51.010   176.436    
18   Claude Ballot-Lena49Dodge49.509   181.786    
5   David Pearson21Mercury48.814   184.374    
25   Dick May57Ford51.068   176.236    
17   Donnie Allison1Oldsmobile49.010   183.636    
22   Ferrel Harris6Dodge49.641   181.302    
8   Frank Warren79Dodge49.396   182.201    
20   Grant Adcox41Chevrolet50.510   178.183    
26   Jim Hurtubise33Chevrolet51.224   175.699    
27   Jimmy Lee Capps26Chevrolet51.586   174.466    
19   Jimmy Means52Chevrolet49.877   180.444    
16   Joe Frasson18Dodge51.252   175.603    
24   Joe Mihalic61Oldsmobile50.741   177.372    
12   Nestor Peles34Chevrolet55.024   163.565    
4   Richard Childress3Oldsmobile48.628   185.079    
9   Roland Wlodyka98Buick49.662   181.226    
28   Ronnie Thomas25Chevrolet52.020   173.011    
30   Steve Stolarek07Chevrolet59.533   151.177    
13   Tighe Scott30Oldsmobile49.062   183.442    
10   Tommy Gale64Ford49.863   180.495    
29   Tommy Robbs59Chevrolet54.306   165.728    

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:   none