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1978 Winston Gardena 100


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NASCAR Winston West Series race number 15 of 22
Sunday, August 6, 1978 at Ascot Park, Gardena, CA
100 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (50.000 miles)

Time of race: 0:38:54
Average speed: 77.097 mph
Pole speed: 73.752 mph
Cautions: 3 for 12 laps
Margin of victory: 1 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston West Series results   /   1978 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
3 773   Bill Schmitt Old Milwaukee   (Bill Schmitt)Pontiac100765running7348
2 22   Richard White Boulevard Automotive   (Mike White)Chevrolet100925running2549
1 591   John Krebs Getty's Automotive   (John Krebs)Chevrolet1001275running260
41635   Pat Mintey RES Electric   (Pat Mintey)Chevrolet100575running047
5 157   Ron Gautsche Tognotti's Auto World   (Don Guy)Chevrolet99450running046
61392   John Borneman Borneman Plastering   (John Borneman)Chevrolet93475running045
71416   Alan Brown Phil's Mobile / Add-More Corp.Chevrolet93380running00
81155   Bill Baker Golden West Lumber   (Bill Baker)Chevrolet91410running043
9 408   Rick McCray Bob's Paint & Body   (Rick McCray)Chevrolet84340running042
101265   Hank Millwee Chevrolet80325running00
11 852   Don Graham City Tow   (Rodney Friesen)Buick62270overheating040
12 317   Harry Goularte Associated Concrete   (Harry Goularte)Chevrolet51245engine039
131569   Stuart Lyndon Ford48225battery038
14170   Steve Pfeifer CARI Machine   (Michael McCluney)Oldsmobile46215crash037
15 902   Frank Bigelow Coventry Automotive   (R.F. Bigelow)Chevrolet41200overheating036
16104   Jack Jeffery Bowers Machine   (Dick Bowman)Oldsmobile40190crash035
17 601   Jimmy Insolo Lake's Drywall   (Gerald Craker)Pontiac37180overheating034
181832   Ray Elder Midland Motor Homes   (Dave Hill)Dodge18170head gasket033
191934   Steve Reich Town & Country Auto Wrecking   (Robinson & McDaniel)Dodge10160head gasket00
202022   St. James Davis LaDonna DavisDodge3150suspension031

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Richard White12525
  Bill Schmitt269873
  John Krebs991002

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmy Insolo 705    
2   Bill Schmitt 698   -7  
3   Ray Elder 681   -24  
4   Richard White 660   -45  
5   John Borneman 634   -71  
6   Harry Goularte 592   -113  
7   Rick McCray 582   -123  
8   Don Graham 553   -152  
9   Bill Baker 541   -164  
10   Pat Mintey 508   -197  
11   John Krebs 495   -210  
12   Gary Johnson 451   -254  
13   Steve Pfeifer 442   -263  
14   Ernie Stierly 367   -338  
15   Frank Bigelow 292   -413  
16   Ron Gautsche 243   -462  
17   Jack Jeffery 241   -464  
18   Roy Smith 217   -488  
19   Chris Monoleos 175   -530  
20   Dick Whalen 152   -553  
21   Ron McGee 142   -563