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1978 Qualifying Race #2

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 2
Thursday, February 16, 1978 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
50 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (125.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:44:12
Average Speed: 169.683 mph
Pole Speed: 186.425 mph
Cautions: 1 for 4 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 14

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
6175   Neil Bonnett Armor All   (Jim Stacy)Dodge50975running0
23 690   Dick Brooks Truxmore   (Junie Donlavey)Mercury5525engine0
272801   Earle Canavan Earle CanavanDodge1125 0
282319   Woody Fisher Belden Asphalt   (Henley Gray)Chevrolet1115 0
291160   Tom Frank Viglione Racing   (Lou Viglione)Chevrolet0 did not start0
101566   Harry Gant C.C.C.   (Emerson Racing)Buick49875running0
182424   Cecil Gordon Transmissions Unlimited   (Cecil Gordon)Chevrolet32650 0
191068   Janet Guthrie Kelly Girl   (Lynda Ferreri)Chevrolet28625 0
152017   Roger Hamby Burger King   (Hamby Automotive)Chevrolet48725running0
71348   Al Holbert Southland Industries   (James Hylton)Chevrolet50950running0
4 153   Ron Hutcherson Valvoline   (A.J. Foyt)Buick502,000running1
131428   Jerry Jolly Ski Machine   (Charles Dean)Chevrolet49800running0
9 792   Skip Manning Valvoline   (Billy Hagan)Buick50900running0
5212   Dave Marcis Shoney's   (Rod Osterlund)Chevrolet501,000running0
8 514   Coo Coo Marlin Cunningham-Kelley   (H.B. Cunningham)Chevrolet50925running0
11 870   J.D. McDuffie Bailey Excavating   (J.D. McDuffie)Chevrolet49850running0
26268   Ed Negre Ed NegreDodge3150 0
212909   Nelson Oswald Nelson OswaldChevrolet13575 0
3 372   Benny Parsons 1st National City Travelers Checks   (L.G. DeWitt)Oldsmobile503,000running2
2 243   Richard Petty STP   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge505,000running26
141254   Lennie Pond W.I.N.   (Harry Ranier)Oldsmobile48775running1
242591   Earl Ross Harold MillerChevrolet5500 0
20 922   Ricky Rudd 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Al Rudd)Chevrolet21600crash0
221884   Morgan Shepherd Makar Enterprises   (Jim Makar)Mercury10550 0
253007   Steve Stolarek Jerry HansenChevrolet4400 0
172240   D.K. Ulrich D.K. UlrichChevrolet48675running0
161900   John Utsman Ed WhitakerChevrolet48700running0
122789   Jim Vandiver O.L. NixonChevrolet49825running0
1 488   Darrell Waltrip Gatorade   (DiGard)Chevrolet5010,000running20
301674   Bobby Wawak Wawak Racing   (Bobby Wawak)Chevrolet0 did not start0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12222  
23264   #22 accident turn 1 
275024  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.0%             Average green flag run: 23.0 laps