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1960 Atlanta 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 44
Sunday, October 30, 1960 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:36:44
Average Speed: 108.624 mph
Pole Speed: 134.975 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 30,000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 55   Bobby Johns Justus Pontiac   (Cotton Owens)'60 Pontiac33415,975running225
23769   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet3337,475running0
31344   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth3334,425running0
41921   Speedy Thompson Wood Brothers'60 Ford3302,475running0
5 84   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet3301,850running0
62542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth3291,450running0
71243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth3271,075running0
8 612   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford3231,300running40
91449   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'60 Chevrolet323825running0
10 428   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'60 Ford3181,000running0
113839   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'60 Chevrolet316700running0
12201   Paul Lewis Faircloth   (Jess Potter)'60 Chevrolet311625running0
133974   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet310500running0
144064   Curtis Crider Spook Crawford'60 Ford309450running0
153381   Larry Frank Shorty Rollins'60 Ford307500running0
164119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford306350running0
172155   Jimmy Thompson Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird303300running0
18272   Tommy Irwin Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet300260running2
193592   Gerald Duke Gerald Duke'59 T-Bird297300running0
202487   Buck Baker Thor   (Buck Baker)'60 Chevrolet294250running0
213461   Possum Jones Doc White'59 T-Bird291275running0
223023   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth255200fuel pump0
232859   Tom Pistone B.G. Holloway'59 Pontiac224200gas tank0
24 327   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'60 Pontiac212450axle0
251767   David Pearson David Pearson'59 Chevrolet212225crash0
26 247   Jack Smith Boomershine   (Jack Smith)'60 Pontiac154445engine19
272315   Roscoe Thompson Beau Morgan'60 Ford144210crash2
282989   Charley Griffith Joe Lee Johnson'60 Chevrolet132200a frame0
291673   Johnny Beauchamp Dale Swanson'60 Chevrolet85240crash3
30 985   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet83250con rod0
313234   Charlie Glotzbach Red Hollingsworth'59 Chevrolet74200axle0
322210   T.C. Hunt Fred Wheat'60 Plymouth73200a frame0
331882   LeeRoy Yarbrough  '59 Chevrolet60225crash0
34 122   Fireball Roberts John Hines'60 Pontiac58665axle43
353617   Jimmy Pardue Bob Barron'60 Dodge58225engine0
361090   Tiny Lund Junie Donlavey'60 Ford52250engine0
37 794   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'60 Ford51275crash0
381577   Marvin Panch Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford46225brakes0
392501   Bob Eichor  '60 Ford39200crash0
404316   Elmo Langley Happy Steigel'59 Pontiac24200engine0
414599   Wilbur Rakestraw Talmadge Cochrane'60 Ford23200engine0
423178   Friday Hassler E.C. Wilson'60 Chevrolet16200engine0
431111   Ned Jarrett Courtesy   (Ned Jarrett)'60 Ford5225engine0
444279   Paul Norris Robert Ramey'60 Ford1200engine0
454445   Bill Gazaway Bill Gazaway'60 Oldsmobile1200rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts14343
  Jack Smith446219
  Tommy Irwin63642
  Joe Weatherly658218
  Johnny Beauchamp83853
  Joe Weatherly8610722
  Roscoe Thompson1081092
  Bobby Johns110334225