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1959 Nashville 300 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 31 of 44
Sunday, August 9, 1959 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
300 laps on a .500 mile paved track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:22:05
Average Speed: 63.343 mph
Pole Speed: 74.044 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Rex White4Chevrolet24.310   74.044    
2   Joe Lee Johnson77Chevrolet24.410   73.740    
3   Larry Frank76Chevrolet24.540   73.350    
4   Bob Welborn49Chevrolet24.850   72.435    
5   Richard Petty43Plymouth24.980   72.058    
6   Tommy Irwin36T-Bird25.050   71.856    
7   Elmo Langley10Buick25.070   71.799    
8   Cotton Owens6T-Bird25.160   71.542    
9   Lee Petty42Plymouth25.240   71.315    
10   Gene White25Chevrolet25.260   71.259    
11   Roy Tyner9Chevrolet25.380   70.922    
12   Tiny Lund44Chevrolet25.470   70.671    
13   Bud Crothers16Chevrolet25.510   70.560    
14   Buck Baker87Chevrolet25.540   70.478    
15   G.C. Spencer34Chevrolet25.650   70.175    
16   Herb Lewis189Chevrolet25.660   70.148    
17   Bob Reuther12Ford25.770   69.849    
18   Joe Weatherly41T-Bird26.020   69.177    
19   Brownie King31Chevrolet26.040   69.124    
20   George Alsobrook192Ford26.130   68.886    
21   Harlan Richardson22Ford26.170   68.781    
22   Jimmy Mairs110Ford26.190   68.728    
23   Buddy Baker89Chevrolet26.200   68.702    
24   Herman Beam19Chevrolet26.310   68.415    
25   Gerald Duke92T-Bird26.370   68.259    
26   Jim Austin97Ford26.860   67.014    
27   Bennie Rakestraw20Mercury27.400   65.693    
28   Andy Hampton13Chevrolet27.740   64.888    
29   L.D. Austin74Chevrolet27.860   64.609    
30   Tom Pistone59T-Bird   .000    
31   George Green32Chevrolet   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none