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1978 Wilkes 400 crew chiefs


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 26 of 30
Sunday, October 1, 1978 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
400 laps on a .625 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:43:18
Average Speed: 97.847 mph
Pole Speed: 109.397 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of Victory: 14 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Crew Chiefs for this race:
NbrDriverOwnerCarCrew Chief
72   Benny Parsons   L.G. DeWittChevrolet   Jake Elder
11   Cale Yarborough   Junior JohnsonOldsmobile   Tim Brewer
88   Darrell Waltrip   DiGardChevrolet   Buddy Parrott
90   Dick Brooks   Junie DonlaveyFord   Junie Donlavey
8   Ed Negre   Ed NegreDodge   Norman Negre
48   James Hylton   James HyltonChevrolet   Kirk Shelmerdine
54   Lennie Pond   Harry RanierChevrolet   Herb Nab
3   Richard Childress   Richard ChildressOldsmobile   Cliff Champion
43   Richard Petty   Petty EnterprisesChevrolet   Dale Inman
25   Ronnie Thomas   Don RobertsonChevrolet   Marshall Ralsten

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