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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 21 of 22
Combination race with Winston Cup drivers
An explanation of combination races from The Third Turn External page

Sunday, November 19, 1978 at Ontario Motor Speedway, Ontario, CA
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:37:44
Average speed: 137.783 mph
Pole speed: 156.19 mph
Cautions: 4 for 17 laps
Margin of victory: 1.7 sec
Attendance: 50905
Lead changes: 30

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1978 standings

1 215   Bobby Allison   (Cup)Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford20024025running1340
2 111   Cale Yarborough   (Cup)1st National City Travelers Checks   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile20019700running160
3 51   Donnie Allison   (Cup)Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Chevrolet20012925running20
4 827   Buddy Baker   (Cup)Circus-Circus   (M.C. Anderson)Chevrolet1998600running00
5 488   Darrell Waltrip   (Cup)Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet1999200crash130
6 954   Lennie Pond   (Cup)W.I.N.   (Harry Ranier)Chevrolet1987140running10
71098   Jimmy Insolo Kelly Girl   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet1985640running060
8 772   Benny Parsons   (Cup)1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Chevrolet1977040running10
91190   Dick Brooks   (Cup)Truxmore Industries   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury1965040running00
101651   Jim Thirkettle Allied Box & Crate   (Jim Thirkettle)Buick1963740running149
11143   Richard Childress   (Cup)Kansas Jack   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile1964170running00
122517   Roger Hamby   (Cup)Hamby-Ellis   (Roger Hamby)Chevrolet1953765running00
131568   Janet Guthrie   (Cup)Singer   (Lynda Ferreri)Buick1943090running00
141373   Bill Schmitt Old Milwaukee   (Bill Schmitt)Oldsmobile1922960running048
153824   Cecil Gordon   (Cup)Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Oldsmobile1903325running00
162448   James Hylton   (Cup)Palatine Automotive Parts   (James Hylton)Oldsmobile1903330running00
171764   Tommy Gale   (Cup)Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford1902945running00
182712   Richard White Boulevard Automotive   (Mike White)Chevrolet1882285engine247
19338   Ferrel Harris   (Cup)L.R. Cook   (Robert Gee)Chevrolet1882625running00
203458   Rocky Moran   (Cup)Daisy Shoppe   (Rocky Moran)Buick1881565running00
213618   Ed Negre   (Cup)Jones Chrysler-Plymouth   (Ed Negre)Chrysler1861515running00
221952   Jimmy Means   (Cup)Means Racing   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet1862315running00
231879   Frank Warren   (Cup)Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge1852055running00
24404   Gary Myers   (Cup)Spencer's Baby Wear   (Gary Myers)Chevrolet1831265running00
252681   John Borneman Borneman Plastering   (John Borneman)Chevrolet1811445running046
262270   J.D. McDuffie   (Cup)Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet1781885running00
27122   Dave Marcis   (Cup)Kelly Girl   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet1771215running00
283599   Don Noel Noel Fabrication   (Don Noel)Chevrolet1581165engine045
292016   Mel Larson Riviera Hot SpasBuick1381115ignition044
303225   Ronnie Thomas   (Cup)Louise Smith   (Don Robertson)Chevrolet1291555engine00
313119   Dick May   (Cup)Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1131505running00
32390   Steve Pfeifer Leisure Living   (Michael McCluney)Chevrolet98955battery043
33377   Harry Goularte Associated Concrete   (Harry Goularte)Chevrolet97905engine042
34 343   Richard Petty   (Cup)STP   (Petty Enterprises)Chevrolet834555engine300
352867   Buddy Arrington   (Cup)Leo's Red Mustang   (Buddy Arrington)Ford831305engine00
362937   Chuck Wahl   (Cup)Excel Trailer   (DuWayne Wahl)Chevrolet43795overheating00
37215   Neil Bonnett   (Cup)Armor All   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet424485suspension00
38 621   David Pearson   (Cup)Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury281275engine00
392308   Rick McCray Rick McCrayChevrolet15765transmission041
403032   Ray Elder Midland Motor Homes   (Dave Hill)Dodge2755engine040

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Earle Canavan01Earle CanavanDodge
Jimmy Insolo01Lakes DrywallGerald CrakerOldsmobile
Ron McGee03M.C. ProductionsLarry GetzChevrolet
Mike Roche04Jim MillerChevrolet
Bruce Hill05BearfinderHarry ClaryOldsmobile
Don Puskarich13Oil Field ConstructionMatt PuskarichChevrolet
Dick Kranzler14Parnelli Jones FirestoneDick KranzlerChevrolet
Ed Hale20Peralta ChevyRichard PeraltaChevrolet
Ricky Rudd221st National City Travelers ChecksAl RuddChevrolet
Roy Smith29Tropical Rent-A-CarDick MidgleyChevrolet
Tighe Scott30Russ TogsWalter BallardChevrolet
Dave Watson37AmsoilPhil HowardChevrolet
D.K. Ulrich40Midwestern Farm LinesD.K. UlrichBuick
Ernie Stierly41Allied PlatingErnie StierlyChevrolet
Baxter Price45Baxter PriceChevrolet
Don Graham52City TowRodney FriesenChevrolet
Jack Simpson53Don's AutomotiveRobert CampanellaChevrolet
Hal Callentine74Cal-FourHal CallentineChevrolet
Bobby Wawak74Louise SmithBobby WawakChevrolet
Ross Kusah82Allied PlatingCharles ElkinsChevrolet
Dick Whalen86Glenna DeanChevrolet
John Krebs91Getty's AutomotiveJohn KrebsChevrolet
Billy Hagan92Duck IndustriesBilly HaganChevrolet
Chris Monoleos92Kendall BuckstaffChevrolet
Norm Palmer93Norm PalmerDodge
Bennie Vaught94Gil BruselasChevrolet
John Kieper98Wholesale Truck PartsJohn KieperChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bobby Allison122
  Richard Petty353
  Lennie Pond661
  Richard Petty7137
  Bobby Allison14141
  Richard Petty15151
  Jim Thirkettle16161
  Richard White17182
  Benny Parsons19191
  Donnie Allison20201
  Bobby Allison214222
  Richard Petty43475
  Bobby Allison48492
  Richard Petty50523
  Darrell Waltrip53564
  Bobby Allison576913
  Richard Petty70778
  Bobby Allison78803
  Richard Petty81833
  Cale Yarborough84885
  Darrell Waltrip89968
  Bobby Allison9711115
  Darrell Waltrip1121121
  Bobby Allison11314937
  Cale Yarborough1501523
  Bobby Allison15317220
  Donnie Allison1731731
  Bobby Allison1741785
  Cale Yarborough1791868
  Bobby Allison18720014

Points Standings after this race:
1   Jimmy Insolo 1040    
2   Bill Schmitt 970   -70  
3   Ray Elder 922   -118  
4   Richard White 918   -122  
5   John Borneman 879   -161  
6   Harry Goularte 850   -190  
7   Rick McCray 813   -227  
8   Don Graham 752   -288  
9   Pat Mintey 717   -323  
10   John Krebs 700   -340  
11   Steve Pfeifer 664   -376  
12   Gary Johnson 625   -415  
13   Bill Baker 541   -499  
14   Ernie Stierly 405   -635  
15   Jack Jeffery 391   -649  
16   Frank Bigelow 375   -665  
17   Ron Gautsche 243   -797  
18   Roy Smith 217   -823  
19   Chris Monoleos 207   -833  
20   Jim Thirkettle 190   -850  
21   Ron Eaton 184   -856