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

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