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1957 Wilkes County 160


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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 53
Sunday, April 7, 1957 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
160 laps on a .625 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:19:59
Average Speed: 75.015 mph
Pole Speed: 81.5 mph
Cautions: 2 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 8,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 122   Fireball Roberts DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford160850running160
2 297   Paul Goldsmith DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford160625running0
5 387   Buck Baker Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet159310running0
16 446   Speedy Thompson Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet130100a frame0
4 598   Marvin Panch DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford159350running0
18 647   Jack Smith Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet52100piston0
7 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile155200running0
20 817   Jim Paschal Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury3450piston0
3 912   Ralph Moody DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford160450running0
61099   Allen Adkins DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford158250running0
1111431   Tiny Lund C.M. Julian'56 Dodge148100running0
171214   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury119100fan0
91364   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth153100running0
1914188   Ralph Earnhardt Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile3650rear end0
81555   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford154150running0
1216100   Bill Morton Bill Morton'56 Chevrolet145100running0
101732   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet150100running0
131834   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford142100running0
141974   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet140100running0
152094   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford132100running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts1160160