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1957 Wilkes 160


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NASCAR Grand National race number 52 of 53
Sunday, October 20, 1957 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
160 laps on a .625 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:29:10
Average Speed: 69.902 mph
Pole Speed: 81.64 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 4 sec
Attendance: 5,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1619100   Jack Marsh  '56 Chevrolet136100running0
172311   Jim Russell Jim Russell'56 Ford135100running0
18262   Bill Massey  '56 Chevrolet129100radiator0
10 521   Jimmy Massey Wood Brothers'56 Ford152140running0
21 122   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford6150crash61
111032   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet151135running0
121634   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford149125running0
91436   Bill Morton Bill Morton'56 Ford159150running0
222541   Johnny Dodson C.M. Julian'56 Dodge1950engine0
2 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile160575running0
81744   Rex White Max Welborn'57 Chevrolet159165running0
4 746   Speedy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet160280running0
1 447   Jack Smith Jack Smith'57 Chevrolet160900running43
261851   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'56 Ford025crash0
201155   Junior Johnson Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac10250engine0
5 66   Cotton Owens Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac160245running0
231563   R.L. Combs R.L. Combs'56 Ford150transmission0
131364   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth148110running0
252471   George Parrish Joe Frazier'56 Studebaker025crash0
142274   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet145100running0
242175   Max Berrier Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury050crash0
19 980   Tiny Lund Sam Rice'57 Pontiac11850axle0
3 284   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'57 Ford160375running56
61287   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet160210running0
152096   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet142100running0
7 398   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'57 Ford160175running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts16161
  Jack Smith629332
  Banjo Matthews9411118
  Jack Smith1121121
  Banjo Matthews11315038
  Jack Smith15116010