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1978 Qualifying Race #1

NASCAR Daytona Qualifier race number 1
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: 1:00:58
Average Speed: 123.018 mph
Pole Speed: 187.536 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: 2 cl
Attendance: 55,000
Lead changes: 11

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 251   A.J. Foyt Valvoline   (A.J. Foyt)Buick5010,000running21
4 111   Cale Yarborough 1st National City Travelers Checks   (Junior Johnson)Oldsmobile502,000running14
26 327   Buddy Baker M.C. AndersonOldsmobile24150crash5
5 69   Bill Elliott Dahlonega Ford Sales   (George Elliott)Mercury501,000running4
24 715   Bobby Allison Norris Industries   (Bud Moore)Ford26500crash4
2 521   David Pearson Purolator   (Wood Brothers)Mercury505,000running1
151139   Blackie Wangerin Blackie WangerinMercury49725running1
3171   Donnie Allison Hawaiian Tropic   (Hoss Ellington)Oldsmobile503,000running0
61330   Tighe Scott Scotty's Fashions   (Ballard Racing)Oldsmobile50975running0
72041   Grant Adcox Krystal   (Herb Adcox)Chevrolet50950running0
8 998   Roland Wlodyka Rod OsterlundBuick50925running0
91467   Buddy Arrington Rossmeyer   (Buddy Arrington)Dodge50900running0
10 43   Richard Childress CRC Chemicals   (Richard Childress)Oldsmobile50875running0
112461   Joe Mihalic Jim NorrisOldsmobile50850running0
12226   Ferrel Harris Autowize   (Jim Stacy)Dodge49825crash0
132557   Dick May McClure Motors   (Alfred McClure)Ford49800crash0
142726   Jimmy Lee Capps Hearne Produce   (David Sellers)Chevrolet49775running0
162633   Jim Hurtubise Jeff HandyChevrolet49700running0
171849   Claude Ballot-Lena JMS   (G.C. Spencer)Dodge49675running0
181618   Joe Frasson Joe FrassonDodge48650running0
192145   Baxter Price Baxter PriceChevrolet47625running0
201064   Tommy Gale Sunny King Ford & Honda   (Elmo Langley)Ford42600 0
212825   Sam Sommers Don RobertsonChevrolet41375 0
222305   Bruce Hill Bearfinder   (Harry Clary)Oldsmobile38575 0
231952   Jimmy Means Howard's Machine Shop   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet36525 0
251234   Nestor Peles Steve PelesChevrolet25400 0
271583   Claude Aubin Ray RacingChevrolet23125 0
28 879   Frank Warren Native Tan   (Frank Warren)Dodge12115 0
292959   Tommy Robbs Porter & QueenChevrolet10  0