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1957-04


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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 53
Sunday, February 17, 1957 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.9 miles)

Time of race: 1:34:29
Average Speed: 101.541 mph
Pole Speed: 134.382 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of Victory: 55 sec
Attendance: 35,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 36   Cotton Owens Stephens Pontiac   (Ray Nichels)'57 Pontiac394,250running30
21350   Johnny Beauchamp Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet392,450running0
3 418   Fonty Flock Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury 1,500running0
41887   Buck Baker Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet 900running0
52198   Marvin Panch DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford 700running0
62743   Bill Lutz Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile 600 0
73999   Curtis Turner DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford 500 0
85046   Speedy Thompson Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet 400 0
95344   Rex White Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet 250 0
1036505   Charlie Cregar Charlie Cregar'57 Plymouth 200 0
1149712   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford 150 0
121015   Tim Flock Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury 135 0
1322500   Phil Orr May Day   (Phil Orr)'57 Ford 110 0
142890   Don Oldenberg Osiecki Racing   (Bob Osiecki)'57 Plymouth 100 0
1529112   Rod Perry Bob Whitmire'56 Ford 100 0
161114   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury 90 0
173064   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth 80 0
18429   Joe Weatherly DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford 75 0
194634   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford 75 0
203436   Jim Delaney Tom Harbison'57 Plymouth 75 0
2145411   Jack Goodwin Jack Goodwin'57 Ford 60 0
221629   Russ Hepler Howard Coulter'57 Pontiac 60 0
233828   Eddie Skinner Eddie Skinner'57 Ford 60 0
24203   Paul Goldsmith Smokey's Best Damn Garage   (Smokey Yunick)'57 Chevrolet3160engine9
2551640   Ken Love Richard Gallup'57 Ford 60 0
2647121   Scotty Cain Scotty Cain'56 Ford 50 0
273342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile 50crash0
282537   Pat Kirkwood Herschel White'57 Plymouth 50 0
2932527   Lem Svajian Lem Svajian'57 Plymouth 50 0
305755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford 50 0
31 920   Fred Boggs Floyd's Auto Sales   (Fred Boggs)'57 Ford 25 0
3255441   Chuck Hobbs Chuck Hobbs'57 Chevrolet 25crash0
3324310   Joe Lee Johnson S.T. Campbell'56 Dodge 25 0
34 247   Jack Smith Valley Chevrolet   (Hugh Babb)'57 Chevrolet 25 0
353723   Hank Chapman Hank Chapman'56 Pontiac 25 0
3644154   Nace Mattingly Nace Mattingly'57 Ford 25 0
371422   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'57 Ford 25 0
382625A   Everett Brashear Osiecki Racing   (Bob Osiecki)'57 Plymouth 25crash0
3931248   Sonny Morgan Sonny Morgan'57 Plymouth 25 0
40 745   Frankie Schneider Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet 25 0
41 18   Banjo Matthews Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac 100 0
425274   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet   0
431797   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'57 Ford   0
44 5188   Tiny Lund Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile   0
45 817   Jim Paschal Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury   0
46 685   Darel Dieringer John Zink Co.   (John Zink)'57 Pontiac  crash0
475476   George West Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet   0
485661   Dick Foley Dick Foley'57 Chevrolet   0
491239   Ed Fiola George Mellinger'57 Chevrolet   0
504332   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet   0
514881   Bernie Hentges Bernie Hentges'56 Dodge   0
524054   Al Tasnady Plymouth / Tutan Motors   (Romeo Gelsi)'57 Plymouth   0
534112   Bill Amick Pete DePaolo'57 Ford   0
54157   Jim Reed Pete DePaolo'57 Ford   0
5535226   Russ Truelove Bill White'56 Mercury   0
5623118   Jim Russell Jim Russell'57 Ford   0
571995   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'57 Ford   0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ray Chaike16Ford
Billy Carden27Chevrolet
Dean Kirby219Pontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cotton Owens11010
  Paul Goldsmith11111
  Cotton Owens122312
  Paul Goldsmith24318
  Cotton Owens32398