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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 1 of 22
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, January 22, 1978 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
119 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (311.780 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:55
Average speed: 102.269 mph
Pole speed: 113.204 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 70000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1978 standings

Qualifying results for this race:
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:   Roger Hamby (#17), Roland Wlodyka (#98), Harry Goularte (#17), Bennie Vaught (#16), Dick Kranzler (#14), Evan Noyes, Jr. (#10), Ed Negre (#8), John Soares (#7), Pappy Pryor (#06), Ron McGee (#03), John Kennedy (#0), Steve Pfeifer (#0), Glenn Francis (#33), John Dineen (#18), Ronnie Thomas (#25), Dick Whalen (#86), Bob Brown (#74), Mike Kempton (#69), Jocko Maggiacomo (#63), Bill Baker (#55), Lennie Pond (#54), Bob Switzer (#51), Mike Brockman (#50), Chuck Wahl (#37)