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1978 Qualifying Race #1

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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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 111   Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile502,000running14
1 251   A.J. Foyt Valvoline   (A.J. Foyt)Buick5010,000running21
26 327   Buddy Baker M.C. AndersonOldsmobile24150crash5
10 43   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile50875running0
2 521   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury505,000running1
5 69   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Mercury501,000running4
24 715   Bobby Allison Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford26500crash4
28 879   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge12115 0
8 998   Roland Wlodyka Rod OsterlundBuick50925running0
201064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford42600 0
151139   Blackie Wangerin Blackie WangerinMercury49725running1
251234   Nestor Peles Steve PelesChevrolet25400 0
61330   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Ballard Racing)Oldsmobile50975running0
91467   Buddy Arrington Rossmeyer   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge50900running0
271583   Claude Aubin Ray RacingChevrolet23125 0
181618   Joe Frasson Joe FrassonDodge48650running0
3171   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Oldsmobile503,000running0
171849   Claude Ballot-Lena JMS   (G.C. Spencer)Dodge49675running0
231952   Jimmy Means Howard's Machine Shop   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet36525 0
72041   Grant Adcox Krystal   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet50950running0
192145   Baxter Price Baxter PriceChevrolet47625running0
12226   Ferrel Harris Autowize   (Jim Stacy)Dodge49825crash0
222305   Bruce Hill Bearfinder   (Harry Clary)Oldsmobile38575 0
112461   Joe Mihalic Jim NorrisOldsmobile50850running0
132557   Dick May McClure Motors   (Alfred McClure)Ford49800crash0
162633   Jim Hurtubise Jeff HandyChevrolet49700running0
142726   Jimmy Lee Capps Hearne Produce   (David Sellers)Chevrolet49775running0
212825   Sam Sommers Don RobertsonChevrolet41375 0
292959   Tommy Robbs Porter & QueenChevrolet10  0