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1959-14


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NASCAR Grand National race number 14 of 44
Sunday, May 17, 1959 at Trenton Speedway, Trenton, NJ
150 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:43:02
Average Speed: 87.35 mph
Pole Speed: 88.95 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 11.8 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
141874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet87130carburetor0
101679   Tiny Benson Tiny Benson'56 Chevrolet111185running0
71355   Ben Benz Bernard Friedland'57 Chevrolet139250running0
15 173   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird64100fire0
13 916   Charlie Cregar Happy Steigel'59 Pontiac95150rear end0
91761   Ernie Gesell  '57 Ford115200running0
5 436   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird147350running0
11 611   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford103175running0
16 788   Reds Kagle Reds Kagle'57 Chevrolet5390oil leak0
1812110   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'57 Ford2575clutch0
2 26   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac150750running95
81427   Dominic Persicketti  '57 Ford137225running0
3 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth149575running0
121143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile95165crash0
1 359   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird1501,450running52
4 57   Jim Reed Jim Reed'59 Chevrolet148375running3
61010   Pedro Rodriguez Ratus Walters'57 Ford144300running0
171533   Al White Al White'58 Ford5275u joint0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cotton Owens19595
  Tom Pistone961027
  Jim Reed1031053
  Tom Pistone10615045