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1978 NAPA 400 qualifying results


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 14 of 30
Sunday, June 11, 1978 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
95 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (248.9 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:10
Average Speed: 104.311 mph
Pole Speed: 112.882 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of Victory: 29 sec
Attendance: 28,000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
40   Darrell Waltrip88Chevrolet   .000    
1   David Pearson21Mercury83.556   112.882    
2   Cale Yarborough11Oldsmobile84.261   111.937    
3   Dave Marcis2Chevrolet84.735   111.311    
4   Benny Parsons72Chevrolet84.768   111.268    
5   Bobby Allison15Ford84.817   111.204    
6   Jimmy Insolo01Oldsmobile84.879   111.122    
7   Richard Petty43Dodge84.916   111.074    
8   Norm Palmer93Dodge85.418   110.421    
9   Bill Schmitt73Oldsmobile85.429   110.407    
10   Neil Bonnett5Dodge85.967   109.716    
11   Hershel McGriff40Chevrolet85.971   109.711    
12   Ray Elder32Dodge85.983   109.696    
13   Jim Thirkettle51Buick86.009   109.662    
14   John Borneman81Chevrolet86.336   109.247    
15   Richard Childress3Oldsmobile86.946   108.481    
16   D.K. Ulrich40Chevrolet87.039   108.365    
17   Don Noel99Chevrolet87.462   107.841    
18   Tighe Scott30Chevrolet87.563   107.716    
19   J.D. McDuffie70Chevrolet87.564   107.715    
20   Dick Brooks64Chevrolet87.571   107.705    
21   Lennie Pond54Chevrolet87.640   107.622    
22   Ronnie Thomas25Chevrolet87.660   107.597    
23   Rocky Moran58Buick87.723   107.520    
24   Frank Warren79Dodge87.800   107.425    
25   Buddy Arrington67Ford87.881   107.326    
26   Richard White12Chevrolet88.044   107.128    
27   Cecil Gordon24Chevrolet88.470   106.612    
28   Gary Matthews41Chevrolet88.612   106.441    
29   Gary Johnson44Chevrolet89.236   105.697    
30   Vince Giamformaggio19Chevrolet89.838   104.987    
31   Harry Goularte17Chevrolet90.626   104.076    
32   Don Graham52Chevrolet90.750   103.933    
33   Chuck Wahl37Chevrolet90.953   103.701    
34   Mike Brockman50Chevrolet91.407   103.186    
35   John Dineen18Ford91.496   103.086    
36   Steve Pfeifer0Chevrolet91.538   103.039    
37   Dick Whalen86Chevrolet91.927   102.603    
38   Ed Hale20Chevrolet93.767   100.589    
39   Hal Callentine74Chevrolet95.357   98.912    

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:   Gary Johnson (#44), Mike Brockman (#50), John Dineen (#18), Steve Pfeifer (#0), Dick Whalen (#86), Ed Hale (#20), Hal Callentine (#74)