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1978 Qualifying Race #2 qualifying results

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 2
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: 0:44:12
Average Speed: 169.683 mph
Pole Speed: 186.425 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 14

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Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Ron Hutcherson53Buick48.277   186.425    
2   Richard Petty43Dodge48.415   185.893    
3   Benny Parsons72Oldsmobile48.585   185.243    
4   Darrell Waltrip88Chevrolet48.656   184.973    
5   Coo Coo Marlin14Chevrolet48.977   183.760    
12   Lennie Pond54Oldsmobile49.035   183.543    
6   Dick Brooks90Mercury49.054   183.472    
17   Neil Bonnett5Dodge49.194   182.950    
7   Skip Manning92Buick49.222   182.846    
8   J.D. McDuffie70Chevrolet49.410   182.150    
21   Dave Marcis2Chevrolet49.443   182.028    
9   Ricky Rudd22Chevrolet49.667   181.207    
18   Morgan Shepherd84Mercury49.830   180.615    
13   Al Holbert48Chevrolet49.880   180.434    
22   D.K. Ulrich40Chevrolet50.050   179.821    
10   Janet Guthrie68Chevrolet50.074   179.734    
19   John Utsman00Chevrolet50.303   178.916    
23   Woody Fisher19Chevrolet50.576   177.951    
20   Roger Hamby17Chevrolet50.629   177.764    
11   Tom Frank60Chevrolet50.757   177.316    
24   Cecil Gordon24Chevrolet50.899   176.821    
14   Jerry Jolly28Chevrolet50.997   176.481    
25   Harold Miller91Chevrolet51.089   176.164    
15   Harry Gant66Buick51.244   175.631    
26   Ed Negre8Dodge51.525   174.673    
27   Jim Vandiver89Chevrolet51.792   173.773    
16   Bobby Wawak74Chevrolet52.535   171.315    
28   Earle Canavan01Dodge52.935   170.020    
29   Nelson Oswald09Chevrolet54.469   165.232    

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