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1978 Qualifying Race #2

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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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 153   Ron Hutcherson Valvoline   (A.J. Foyt)Buick502,000running1
2 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge505,000running26
3 372   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Oldsmobile503,000running2
1 488   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet5010,000running20
8 514   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet50925running0
23 690   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury5525engine0
9 792   Skip Manning Valvoline   (Billy Hagan)Buick50900running0
11 870   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet49850running0
20 922   Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet21600crash0
191068   Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl   (Lynda Ferreri)Chevrolet28625 0
291160   Tom Frank Viglione Racing   (Lou Viglione)Chevrolet0 did not start0
141254   Lennie Pond W.I.N.   (Harry Ranier)Oldsmobile48775running1
71348   Al Holbert Southland Industries   (James Hylton)Chevrolet50950running0
131428   Jerry Jolly Ski Machine   (Charles Dean)Chevrolet49800running0
101566   Harry Gant C.C.C.   (Emerson Racing)Buick49875running0
301674   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet0 did not start0
6175   Neil Bonnett Armor All   (Jim Stacy)Dodge50975running0
221884   Morgan Shepherd Makar Enterprises   (Jim Makar)Mercury10550 0
161900   John Utsman Ed WhitakerChevrolet48700running0
152017   Roger Hamby Burger King   (Hamby Automotive)Chevrolet48725running0
5212   Dave Marcis Shoney's   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet501,000running0
172240   D.K. Ulrich D.K. UlrichChevrolet48675running0
282319   Woody Fisher Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1115 0
182424   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet32650 0
242591   Earl Ross Harold MillerChevrolet5500 0
26268   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge3150 0
122789   Jim Vandiver O.L. NixonChevrolet49825running0
272801   Earle Canavan Earle CanavanDodge1125 0
212909   Nelson Oswald Nelson OswaldChevrolet13575 0
253007   Steve Stolarek Jerry HansenChevrolet4400 0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12222  
23264   #22 accident turn 1 
275024  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.0%             Average green flag run: 23.0 laps