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1959-07


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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 44
Sunday, March 29, 1959 at Wilson Speedway, Wilson, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:59:17
Average Speed: 50.3 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 sec
Attendance: 8,800
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
12211   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford200800running24
2 541   Curtis Turner Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird200525running166
32143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile198350running0
41042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile196250running0
5 859   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird196225running0
6159   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet194200running0
71782   Joe Eubanks Don Every'58 Ford190165running0
81133   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet189150running0
9 240   Joe Weatherly Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet188140engine4
101964   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford186130running0
11 36   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac186125running0
121474   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet182110running0
132481   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford181100running0
141896   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet17785running0
15 488   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet17570rear end0
16200   Bunk Moore Richard Riley'57 Chevrolet16460steering0
17 95   Tiny Lund Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet13750running0
18 610   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'58 Ford11050engine0
191399   Shorty Rollins Shorty's   (Shorty Rollins)'58 Ford9550fuel line0
201249   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet8150overheating6
21 71   Speedy Thompson Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet7850ball joint0
22163   Marvin Panch Don Angel'58 Ford3750engine0
232316   Jim McGuirk Happy Steigel'59 Pontiac37 rear end0
24 114   Ken Rush Manley Britt'57 Mercury33 clutch0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Weatherly144
  Bob Welborn5106
  Curtis Turner11176166
  Junior Johnson17720024