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