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

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