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1959-06


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 44
Sunday, March 22, 1959 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:19:49
Average Speed: 75.172 mph
Pole Speed: 77.888 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap
Attendance: 15,000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 61   Speedy Thompson Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet96250running0
111616   Jim McGuirk Happy Steigel'59 Pontiac81125running0
201018   Charley Griffith Red Bank   (Charley Griffith)'57 Pontiac250axle0
8 422   Fireball Roberts Jim Stephens'59 Chevrolet85150rear end0
121335   Sam Massey  '57 Ford73110running0
192036   Pete Kelly Pete Kelly'57 Chevrolet1050head gasket0
72139   Billy Carden Davis Brothers'57 Mercury93165running0
17 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile3950lr axle0
161844   Chester Barron Chester Barron'57 Chevrolet4560clutch0
21 347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'59 Chevrolet150engine0
10 549   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet82130rear end0
9 85   Tiny Lund Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet83140transmission0
131158   Roscoe Thompson  '57 Chevrolet68100crash0
31559   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird97350running0
14 96   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac5485engine0
151268   J.C. Hendrix  '57 Plymouth5270crash0
1 273   Johnny Beauchamp Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird100800running100
18198   Johnny Allen Johnny Allen'57 Chevrolet2350overheating0
51482   Joe Eubanks Don Every'58 Ford95225running0
2 187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet99525running0
61799   Shorty Rollins Shorty Rollins'58 Ford94200running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Johnny Beauchamp1100100