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1978 Winston Western 500 qualifying results


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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

Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
Results not available.

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   Steve Pfeifer (#0), Glenn Francis (#33), Chuck Wahl (#37), Mike Brockman (#50), Bob Switzer (#51), Lennie Pond (#54), Bill Baker (#55), Jocko Maggiacomo (#63), Mike Kempton (#69), Bob Brown (#74), Dick Whalen (#86), Ronnie Thomas (#25), John Dineen (#18), John Kennedy (#0), Ron McGee (#03), Larry Pryor (#06), John Soares (#7), Ed Negre (#8), Evan Noyes, Jr. (#10), Dick Kranzler (#14), Bennie Vaught (#16), Harry Goularte (#17), Roger Hamby (#17), Roland Wlodyka (#98)