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1959-21


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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 44
Thursday, June 18, 1959 at Columbia Speedway, Columbia, SC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:42:10
Average Speed: 58.726 mph
Pole Speed: 64.865 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 5 cl
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 342   Lee Petty Newton Chappell Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'59 Plymouth200900running7
21036   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird200525running63
3 487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet200350running87
41120   Bennie Rakestraw Spook Crawford'57 Mercury196250running0
5 241   Joe Weatherly Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird196225running43
6 173   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird194200running0
71289   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'58 Chevrolet193165running0
81874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet188150running0
91919   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet188140running0
101628   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Mercury169130running0
112064   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford167125running0
12 59   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'59 Chevrolet165110transmission0
13 94   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet146100rf hub0
14170   Curtis Crider Richard Riley'57 Chevrolet11985engine0
15 76   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac10870overheating0
16 811   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford4360crash0
171534   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'57 Chevrolet4250crash0
18 61   Richard Riley Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet4250crash0
191349   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet150crash0
201430   Doug Cox Doug Cox'58 Ford150crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Weatherly14343
  Buck Baker4412683
  Tommy Irwin12718963
  Buck Baker1901934
  Lee Petty1942007