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

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