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Richard Petty in the 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup

Statistics for Richard Petty in 1978
Final Rank 6 Points 3949 High Finish 2
Races 30 Bonus Points 75 Low Finish 34
Wins 0 Poles 0 Total Laps Led 417
Top 5 Finishes 11 Average Finish 12.83 % of Laps Led 4.05%
Top 10 Finishes 17 Average Start 8.9 Total Laps 8,906
Top 20 Finishes 21 DNF's 12 % of Laps 86.48%
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Detailed Results for Richard Petty in the 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup
    Race Track Finish Points Car # Team Make Start Led Status Winnings
1 1 Jan 22, 1978 Riverside 16 115 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 5 0 differential $5,100
2 Feb 16, 1978 Daytona 2 0 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 2 26 Running $5,000
3 2 Feb 19, 1978 Daytona 33 69 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 6 39 accident $11,600
4 3 Feb 26, 1978 Richmond 22 97 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 8 0 differential $3,175
5 4 Mar 5, 1978 Rockingham 4 165 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 10 2 Running $7,870
6 5 Mar 19, 1978 Atlanta 26 85 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 9 0 overheating $4,665
7 6 Apr 2, 1978 Bristol 25 88 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 11 0 accident $3,150
8 7 Apr 9, 1978 Darlington 5 155 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 10 0 Running $8,000
9 8 Apr 16, 1978 North Wilkesboro 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 7 129 Running $6,975
10 9 Apr 23, 1978 Martinsville 3 165 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 7 0 Running $8,100
11 10 May 14, 1978 Talladega 11 135 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 10 2 Running $7,700
12 11 May 21, 1978 Dover 7 146 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 15 0 Running $5,700
13 12 May 28, 1978 Charlotte 8 142 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 16 0 Running $9,990
14 13 Jun 3, 1978 Nashville Fgds 3 165 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 7 0 Running $4,665
15 14 Jun 11, 1978 Riverside 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 7 4 Running $11,200
16 15 Jun 18, 1978 Michigan 6 150 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 12 0 Running $6,680
17 16 Jul 4, 1978 Daytona 4 165 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 7 4 Running $10,250
18 17 Jul 15, 1978 Nashville Fgds 23 94 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 12 0 crank housing $3,025
19 18 Jul 30, 1978 Pocono 30 78 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 8 5 engine $4,655
20 19 Aug 6, 1978 Talladega 7 151 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Dodge 6 5 Running $7,740
21 20 Aug 20, 1978 Michigan 14 121 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 14 0 accident $5,075
22 21 Aug 26, 1978 Bristol 5 160 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 11 2 Running $4,350
23 22 Sep 4, 1978 Darlington 3 170 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 9 1 Running $10,775
24 23 Sep 10, 1978 Richmond 20 108 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 5 13 rear end $3,250
25 24 Sep 17, 1978 Dover 27 82 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 11 0 ignition $4,525
26 25 Sep 24, 1978 Martinsville 6 150 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 2 0 Running $5,200
27 26 Oct 1, 1978 North Wilkesboro 4 160 /0 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 8 0 Running $4,875
28 27 Oct 8, 1978 Charlotte 27 87 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 9 102 ignition $4,915
29 28 Oct 22, 1978 Rockingham 6 155 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 11 18 Running $7,000
30 29 Nov 5, 1978 Atlanta 2 175 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 11 61 Running $12,200
31 30 Nov 19, 1978 Ontario 34 66 /5 #43 Petty Enterprises Chevrolet 3 30 engine $4,555
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