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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 12 of 30
Sunday, May 28, 1978 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.000 miles)

Time of race: 4:20:12
Average speed: 138.355 mph
Pole speed: 160.551 mph
Cautions: 6 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: 2 sec
Attendance: 125000
Lead changes: 43

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings

Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   David Pearson21Mercury33.634   160.551  
2   Cale Yarborough11Oldsmobile33.806   159.736  
3   Dave Marcis2Chevrolet33.870   159.432  
4   Harry Gant12Chevrolet33.954   159.040  
5   Dick Brooks90Mercury33.976   158.936  
6   Bobby Allison15Ford34.005   158.801  
7   Coo Coo Marlin14Chevrolet34.059   158.548  
8   Al Holbert48Oldsmobile34.084   158.431  
9   Lennie Pond54Oldsmobile34.111   158.306  
10   Buddy Baker27Chevrolet34.165   158.058  
11   Ron Hutcherson51Buick34.199   157.899  
12   Benny Parsons72Oldsmobile34.230   157.758  
13   Neil Bonnett5Oldsmobile34.419   156.889  
14   Donnie Allison1Chevrolet34.544   156.322  
15   Skip Manning92Chevrolet34.559   156.253  
16   Richard Petty43Dodge33.984   158.898  
17   Darrell Waltrip88Chevrolet34.017   158.744  
18   Connie Saylor49Dodge34.121   158.260  
19   Roland Wlodyka98Chevrolet34.154   158.107  
20   Ricky Rudd22Buick34.171   158.029  
21   Tommy Gale64Ford34.224   157.784  
22   Richard Childress3Oldsmobile34.240   157.710  
23   Bill Elliott9Mercury34.319   157.347  
24   Bruce Hill05Oldsmobile34.333   157.283  
25   D.K. Ulrich40Chevrolet34.469   156.663  
26   Grant Adcox41Chevrolet34.532   156.377  
27   Tighe Scott30Oldsmobile34.665   155.777  
28   Dale Earnhardt96Ford34.668   155.763  
29   John Utsman00Chevrolet34.685   155.687  
30   J.D. McDuffie70Chevrolet34.719   155.534  
31   Gary Myers4Chevrolet34.721   155.525  
32   Jerry Jolly28Chevrolet34.755   155.373  
33   Morgan Shepherd84Mercury34.782   155.253  
34   Buddy Arrington67Dodge34.793   155.204  
35   Jim Vandiver89Chevrolet34.854   154.932  
36   Elmo Langley19Chevrolet34.855   154.928  
37   Ronnie Thomas25Chevrolet34.885   154.794  
38   Ferrel Harris45Chevrolet34.950   154.506  
39   Jimmy Means52Chevrolet34.984   154.356  
40   Dick May57Ford35.053   154.052  
41   Frank Warren79Dodge

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:   Frank Warren (#79), Satch Worley (#47), Joe Mihalic, Bobby Wawak, Earl Brooks, John Kennedy (#0), Nelson Oswald