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1960 National 400

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NASCAR Grand National race number 42 of 44
Sunday, October 16, 1960 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:32:50
Average Speed: 112.905 mph
Pole Speed: 133.465 mph
Cautions: 7 for 34 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 29,166
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
38361   Paul Lewis Faircloth   (Jess Potter)'60 Chevrolet99200radiator0
462510   T.C. Hunt Fred Wheat'60 Plymouth20200piston0
31111   Ned Jarrett Courtesy   (Ned Jarrett)'60 Ford2663,275running13
45 512   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford22250crash0
194914   Wes Morgan Wes Morgan'60 Chevrolet239300running0
113115   Roscoe Thompson Beau Morgan'60 Ford258500running0
304617   Bob Barron Bob Barron'60 Dodge186900coil0
204319   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford238300running0
15162   Possum Jones Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet248350running0
1 321   Speedy Thompson Wood Brothers'60 Ford26712,710running44
23 122   Fireball Roberts John Hines'60 Pontiac2322,435crash197
133423   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth254350running0
32 826   Curtis Turner Holman-Moody'60 Ford159200engine0
51427   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'60 Pontiac2651,855running0
503328   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'60 Ford4200vibration0
41423   Lennie Page Lennie Page'59 T-Bird88200crash0
434531   E.J. Trivette M.J. Black'59 Plymouth69200overheating0
253933   Reb Wickersham Reb Wickersham'60 Oldsmobile225925running0
283834   Charlie Glotzbach Red Hollingsworth'59 Chevrolet192200a frame0
392035   Don O'Dell Sun City   (J.D. Braswell)'60 Pontiac90200crash0
493239   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'60 Chevrolet15200bearing0
6 44   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet2652,050running0
361942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth119300brakes0
22143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth2665,550running0
8 744   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth261920running0
44 247   Jack Smith Boomershine   (Jack Smith)'60 Pontiac60375crash2
164148   G.C. Spencer Weldon Wagner'58 Chevrolet245350running0
142349   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'60 Ford250350running0
4 65   Bobby Johns Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac2652,880running0
423554   Jimmy Pardue Lowe's   (Ebart Clifton)'59 Dodge79200radiator0
312855   Jerry Roedell Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird168200oil pressure0
93059   Tom Pistone B.G. Holloway'59 Pontiac260700running0
173761   Elmo Langley Doc White'59 T-Bird244300running0
374464   Curtis Crider Spook Crawford'60 Ford108200engine0
212967   David Pearson David Pearson'59 Chevrolet236225running0
261869   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet220200tire0
40137   Jim Reed Jim Reed'60 Chevrolet89325crash0
121273   Johnny Beauchamp Dale Swanson'60 Chevrolet256400running0
244074   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet229225running0
332676   Jimmy Thompson Dick Wright'59 T-Bird157325engine0
482777   Marvin Panch Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford17200fuel pump0
222278   Friday Hassler E.C. Wilson'60 Chevrolet235225running0
274779   Bunk Moore Robert Ramey'60 Ford203200running0
292481   Larry Frank Shorty Rollins'60 Ford191310a frame11
345083   Richard Riley Curtis Crider'58 Ford143200rear end0
7 985   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet2631,100running0
181087   Buck Baker Buck Baker'60 Chevrolet243530running0
351589   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'60 Chevrolet133395wiring0
47489   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'59 Oldsmobile19200crash0
101794   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'60 Ford259725running0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
Leroy ThomasChevrolet
LeeRoy YarbroughChevrolet
Buddy Baker20
Jimmy Massey21Chevrolet
Tommy Irwin36T-Bird
Jim Cook38Dodge
Jim Whitman60Dodge
Tiny Lund63Pontiac
Elmo Henderson70Pontiac
Charles Griffin78Ford
Speedy Thompson90Ford
Gerald Duke92T-Bird
Bob Duell95Ford
Wilbur Rakestraw99Ford

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fireball Roberts13333
  Jack Smith34352
  Fireball Roberts366429
  Speedy Thompson65739
  Fireball Roberts7414168
  Ned Jarrett14215413
  Larry Frank15516511
  Fireball Roberts16623267
  Speedy Thompson23326735