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1957 Richmond 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 53
Sunday, May 5, 1957 at Rural Exposition Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:36:05
Average Speed: 62.445 mph
Pole Speed: 64.239 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 4,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 712   Paul Goldsmith DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford200700running41
2 322   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford199525running159
3 298   Marvin Panch DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford199400running0
41245   Frankie Schneider Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet194330running0
51517   Jim Paschal Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury188270running0
61664   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth184225running0
71974   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet181185running0
82032   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet178165running0
911188   Ralph Earnhardt Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile174150running0
10 587   Buck Baker Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet172150rear end0
11 955   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac160150running0
121876   George Green Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet160150running0
13 850   Tom Pistone Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet147135steering0
141447   Jack Smith Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet107125rear end0
152270   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'56 Ford97100gasket0
162179   Dick Klank  '56 Ford92100running0
171346   Speedy Thompson Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet60100piston0
18 129   Russ Hepler Howard Coulter'57 Pontiac49100throttle0
19103   Ralph Moody Smokey Yunick'57 Ford2575engine0
20 444   Rex White Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet2450piston0
21 66   Cotton Owens Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac2350crash0
221711   Emanuel Zervakis Emanuel Zervakis'56 Chevrolet750oil line0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts1159159
  Paul Goldsmith16020041