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1957-45


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NASCAR Grand National race number 45 of 53
Sunday, September 15, 1957 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
300 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:04:03
Average Speed: 72.759 mph
Pole Speed: 92.072 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 2 lp 1 sec
Attendance: 20,000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
12538   Gwyn Staley Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet3004,500running85
2240   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Ford2982,350running0
32264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth2951,700running0
41644   Rex White Max Welborn'57 Chevrolet2951,135running0
51287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet295960running0
6239   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'57 Chevrolet287750running0
7 712   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'57 Ford286660running0
82743   Ken Marriott  '57 Plymouth281600running0
9412   Tommie Elliott  '57 Ford281500running0
101914   Darel Dieringer Slim Rominger'56 Ford279450running0
112062   Frankie Schneider Frankie Schneider'57 Chevrolet276400running0
12 549   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet273300running0
132976   Larry Frank Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet273300running0
14 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile268280running0
151335   Pee Wee Jones John Whitford'57 Ford262225running0
163110   Roger Baldwin Roger Baldwin'56 Ford259200running0
17 222   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford247225running123
184293   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'56 Chevrolet247150running0
193777   Don Gray Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet246150running0
203637   Bill Benson Bill Benson'56 Mercury245150running0
21384   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth233125running0
22215   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford233125running0
23 948   Possum Jones Inalley Chevrolet   (Bob Welborn)'57 Chevrolet227125gas tank0
24 67   Jim Reed Jim Reed'57 Ford220145piston44
254074   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet219125idler arm0
261590   Emanuel Zervakis Junie Donlavey'57 Chevrolet215125running0
272834   Huck Spaulding Huck Spaulding'56 Dodge209125gas line0
284570   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'56 Ford208125running0
291497   Bill Amick Bill Amick'57 Ford206135engine19
301768   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford203125gas tank0
311046   Speedy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet180110crash0
32 855   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac167120crash0
33 13   Paul Goldsmith Smokey Yunick'57 Ford162200gas line29
341898   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'57 Ford146100a frame0
35461   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'56 Mercury142100oil pressure0
36 321   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford131120gas tank0
374779   Dick Klank  '56 Ford122100rf hub0
382647   Jack Smith Jack Smith'57 Chevrolet114100shocks0
394881   Jerry Benjamin  '56 Ford114100overheating0
403345   George Bumgardner Lyle Sokoll'57 Ford111100a frame0
411175   Ken Rush Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury103 rear end0
423965   Al White Al White'56 Ford99 crash0
433288   Chuck Hansen Chuck Hansen'57 Chevrolet93 running0
44446   Jim Paschal  '57 Ford87 idler arm0
453486   Dutch Hoag  '55 Pontiac85 a frame0
463023   Bobby Abel  '56 Chevrolet57 engine0
473578   Shep Langdon Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet52 transmission0
484332   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet10 engine0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Paul Goldsmith144
  Fireball Roberts52016
  Paul Goldsmith213919
  Fireball Roberts40412
  Paul Goldsmith42476
  Fireball Roberts488942
  Bill Amick9010819
  Fireball Roberts10917163
  Jim Reed17221544
  Gwyn Staley21630085