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

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