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1957-15


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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 53
Saturday, May 4, 1957 at Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Shelby, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:49:22
Average Speed: 54.861 mph
Pole Speed: 57.544 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 3,800
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 222   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford200700running34
2 53   Paul Goldsmith Smokey Yunick'57 Ford200525running0
3 498   Marvin Panch DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford200400running6
4 617   Jim Paschal Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury197330running0
5 847   Jack Smith Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet196270running0
6 787   Buck Baker Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet196225running0
7106   Cotton Owens Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac195185running0
81142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile191165running0
9 346   Speedy Thompson Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet190150running24
10 155   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac186150rr axle136
111276   George Green Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet180150running0
121532   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet175150running0
131494   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford160135running0
141774   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet160125running0
151364   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth157100spring0
1616421   T.A. Toomes C.M. Julian'56 Dodge153100running0
17 914   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury140100bearing0
181834   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford1100steering0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tiny Lund1115115
  Speedy Thompson11613924
  Fireball Roberts14015920
  Marvin Panch1601656
  Tiny Lund16618621
  Fireball Roberts18720014