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1960 Southern 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 44
Monday, September 5, 1960 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
364 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 4:43:34
Average Speed: 105.901 mph
Pole Speed: 125.459 mph
Cautions: 5 for 61 laps
Margin of Victory: 25 sec
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Fireball Roberts22Pontiac   125.459    
2   Buck Baker47Pontiac   125.300    
3   Jim Paschal44Plymouth   124.960    
4   Joe Weatherly12Ford   124.881    
5   Bobby Johns5Pontiac   124.528    
6   Cotton Owens6Pontiac   126.146    
7   Rex White4Chevrolet   125.698    
8   Richard Petty43Plymouth   125.047    
9   Lee Petty42Plymouth   124.052    
10   Junior Johnson27Chevrolet   123.487    
11   Joe Lee Johnson89Chevrolet   125.260    
12   Tom Pistone59Chevrolet   124.653    
13   Johnny Allen69Chevrolet   124.332    
14   Fred Lorenzen28Ford   123.634    
15   Possum Jones2Chevrolet   122.722    
16   Emanuel Zervakis85Chevrolet   124.755    
17   Banjo Matthews94Ford   122.524    
18   Elmo Langley92T-Bird   122.244    
19   Speedy Thompson90Ford   122.199    
20   Ned Jarrett11Ford   121.853    
21   Johnny Beauchamp73Chevrolet   121.412    
22   David Pearson67Chevrolet   121.100    
23   Buddy Baker87Chevrolet   120.952    
24   Marvin Panch77Ford   120.938    
25   Jimmy Thompson61T-Bird   120.783    
26   Elmo Henderson70Ford   120.080    
27   Bunkie Blackburn64Ford   120.080    
28   Jim Reed7Chevrolet   119.680    
29   Shorty Rollins81Ford   119.500    
30   Wilbur Rakestraw99Ford   119.464    
31   Johnny Miller79Ford   118.961    
32   Tiny Lund45Oldsmobile   118.840    
33   Herb Tillman39Chevrolet   118.124    
34   Doug Yates23Plymouth   118.082    
35   Jim Withman60Dodge   117.710    
36   Paul Lewis1Chevrolet   117.577    
37   Herman Beam19Ford   116.903    
38   Reb Wickersham33Oldsmobile   116.745    
39   Clem Proctor38Ford   116.642    
40   Roy Tyner9Oldsmobile   116.231    
41   L.D. Austin74Chevrolet   114.596    
42   Steve McGrath16Pontiac   113.682    
43   Curtis Crider83Ford   113.097    
44   G.C. Spencer20Ford   112.917    
45   T.C. Hunt10Plymouth   112.807    
46   Jimmy Pardue54Dodge   .000   OA
47   Gene White96Chevrolet   .000   OA
48   E.J. Trivette35Plymouth   .000   OA
49   Joe Eubanks82Chevrolet   .000    

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:   Joe Eubanks (#82)