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1978 Gabriel 400 qualifying results


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NASCAR Winston Cup race number 15 of 30
Sunday, June 18, 1978 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:40:28
Average Speed: 149.563 mph
Pole Speed: 163.936 mph
Cautions: 1 for 8 laps
Margin of Victory: 12 sec
Attendance: 60,000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    1978 NASCAR Winston Cup results   /   1978 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   David Pearson21Mercury44.162   163.036    
2   Benny Parsons72Oldsmobile44.164   163.029    
3   Cale Yarborough11Oldsmobile44.190   162.933    
4   Bobby Allison15Ford44.660   161.218    
5   Donnie Allison1Chevrolet44.699   161.077    
6   Darrell Waltrip88Chevrolet44.727   160.977    
7   Dave Marcis2Chevrolet44.801   160.711    
8   Bruce Hill05Oldsmobile44.825   160.625    
9   Lennie Pond54Oldsmobile44.833   160.596    
10   Buddy Baker27Chevrolet44.910   160.321    
11   Ricky Rudd22Chevrolet45.049   159.826    
12   Richard Petty43Dodge45.089   159.684    
13   Dick Brooks90Ford45.094   159.666    
14   Al Holbert48Chevrolet45.286   158.990    
15   Skip Manning92Chevrolet45.319   158.874    
16   Blackie Wangerin39Mercury45.319   158.874    
17   Roger Hamby17Chevrolet45.412   158.548    
18   Grant Adcox41Chevrolet45.551   158.065    
19   Richard Childress3Oldsmobile45.687   157.594    
20   Tighe Scott30Oldsmobile45.816   157.150    
21   Buddy Arrington67Dodge45.910   156.829    
22   Neil Bonnett5Dodge46.008   156.495    
23   D.K. Ulrich40Chevrolet46.096   156.196    
24   Ronnie Thomas25Chevrolet46.146   156.027    
25   Dick May19Chevrolet46.267   155.618    
26   Gary Myers4Chevrolet46.267   155.618    
27   Frank Warren79Dodge46.423   155.096    
28   J.D. McDuffie70Chevrolet46.460   154.972    
29   Jimmy Means52Chevrolet46.502   154.832    
30   Ed Negre8Dodge46.654   154.328    
31   Tommy Gale64Chevrolet46.838   153.721    
32   John Kennedy0Ford46.866   153.629    
33   Cecil Gordon24Chevrolet46.941   153.384    
34   Baxter Price45Chevrolet47.225   152.462    
35   Earle Canavan01Dodge47.344   152.078    
36   Bobby Wawak74Chevrolet47.449   151.742    

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:   none