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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

Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
01Jimmy InsoloGerald CrakerChevroletLeon Ruther
08Rick McCrayRick McCrayDodgeKen McCray, Jr.
12Richard WhiteMike WhiteChevroletMike White
32Ray ElderDave HillDodgeBill Morehart
44Gary JohnsonTed ArmstrongChevroletMike Fleming
73Bill SchmittBill SchmittChevroletJim Schmitt

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