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1959 Rebel 300 qualifying results


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 8 of 15
Saturday, May 9, 1959 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
219 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (301.1 miles)

Time of race: 2:36:00
Average Speed: 115.817 mph
Pole Speed: 120.82 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: .75 lap
Attendance: 30,000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1959 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
15   Richard Petty2Oldsmobile16.990   116.539    
23   Joe Caspolich4Chevrolet17.945   110.337    
17   Jim Reed7Chevrolet17.083   115.904    
16   Roy Tyner8Chevrolet17.021   116.326    
30   Neil Castles9Chevrolet   .000    
34   Elmo Langley10Buick   .000    
29   Joe Weatherly12T-Bird   .000    
11   Fritz Wilson14T-Bird16.692   118.619    
25   Herman Beam19Chevrolet18.245   108.445    
10   Fireball Roberts22Chevrolet16.560   119.565    
28   Gene White25Chevrolet   .000    
19   Bobby Lee30Ford17.549   112.826    
27   Brownie King32Chevrolet18.982   104.309    
24   G.C. Spencer34Chevrolet17.989   110.067    
32   Tommy Irwin36T-Bird   .000    
18   Tiny Lund39Chevrolet17.449   113.473    
14   Rex White40Chevrolet16.895   117.194    
1   Curtis Turner41T-Bird16.388   120.820    
22   Lee Petty42Plymouth17.820   111.111    
31   Jimmy Pardue43Oldsmobile   .000    
20   Johnny Allen44Chevrolet17.571   112.685    
6   Jack Smith47Chevrolet17.282   114.570    
7   Bob Welborn49Chevrolet17.242   114.385    
13   Tom Pistone59T-Bird16.845   117.542    
9   Shep Langdon64Ford17.482   113.259    
5   Bobby Johns72Chevrolet17.137   115.539    
2   Bob Burdick73T-Bird16.573   119.471    
26   L.D. Austin74Chevrolet18.835   105.123    
4   Larry Frank76Chevrolet16.988   116.552    
8   Joe Lee Johnson77Chevrolet17.330   114.252    
21   Joe Eubanks82Ford17.591   112.557    
3   Buck Baker87Chevrolet16.645   118.954    
33   George Alsobrook92Ford   .000    
12   Shorty Rollins99Ford16.816   117.745    

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