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1978 Winston Western 500 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 1 of 30
Sunday, January 22, 1978 at Riverside International Raceway, Riverside, CA
119 laps on a 2.620 mile road course (311.8 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: 70,000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
01   Jimmy Insolo   Gerald CrakerChevrolet   Leon Ruther
3   Richard Childress   Richard ChildressChevrolet   Cliff Champion
5   Neil Bonnett   Jim StacyDodge   Harry Hyde
08   Rick McCray   Rick McCrayDodge   Ken McCray, Jr.
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesDodge   Dale Inman
44   Gary Johnson   Ted ArmstrongChevrolet   Mike Fleming
72   Benny Parsons   L.G. DeWittChevrolet   Jake Elder
73   Bill Schmitt   Bill SchmittChevrolet   Jim Schmitt
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardChevrolet   Buddy Parrott

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