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1960 Virginia 500 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 10 of 44
Sunday, April 10, 1960 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:54:35
Average Speed: 63.943 mph
Pole Speed: 69.15 mph
Cautions: 8
Margin of Victory: 0.25 lap
Attendance: 12,500
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Glen Wood16Ford26.030   69.150    
2   Jimmy Massey21Ford26.280   68.440    
3   Lee Petty42Plymouth26.550   67.790    
4   Richard Petty43Plymouth26.580   67.710    
5   Joe Weatherly31Ford26.600   67.660    
6   Emanuel Zervakis85Chevrolet26.670   67.480    
7   Rex White4Chevrolet26.740   67.320    
8   Bob Potter29Chevrolet26.780   67.200    
9   Fred Lorenzen28Ford26.890   66.940    
10   Bobby Johns41Chevrolet26.910   66.900    
11   Junior Johnson27Chevrolet26.960   66.760    
12   Johnny Allen69Ford26.960   66.760    
13   Elmo Langley10Buick26.990   66.690    
14   Ned Jarrett11Ford27.000   66.670    
15   Doug Yates23Plymouth27.010   66.660    
16   Jim Reed7Chevrolet27.100   66.420    
17   Jimmy Pardue54Dodge27.170   66.240    
18   Bob Duell95Ford27.170   66.240    
19   Joe Lee Johnson77Ford27.210   66.140    
20   Tom Pistone59Chevrolet27.260   66.020    
21   Fred Harb17Ford27.270   66.010    
22   Tommy Irwin78Ford27.350   65.810    
23   Bob Welborn49Chevrolet27.490   65.470    
24   Buck Baker87Chevrolet27.550   65.320    
25   Herb Tillman39Chevrolet27.730   64.900    
26   Elmo Henderson70Pontiac27.850   64.620    
27   John Rostek79Ford27.850   64.620    
28   Gene Marmor71Pontiac27.880   64.560    
29   Wilbur Rakestraw99Ford27.880   64.560    
30   G.C. Spencer48Chevrolet28.060   64.140    
31   Pat Moore52Ford28.120   64.020    
32   Ernie Gahan55Chevrolet28.150   63.940    
33   Paul Lewis32Chevrolet28.250   63.710    
34   Arnold Gardner24Ford28.670   62.770    
35   Bunkie Blackburn64Ford28.930   62.210    
36   E.J. Trivette35Plymouth30.990   58.080    
37   Aubrey Boles15Plymouth31.610   56.930    
38   Buddy Baker1Chevrolet   .000    
39   Herman Beam19Ford   .000    
40   Burrhead Nantz51Oldsmobile   .000    
41   Whitey Gerken63Pontiac   .000    
42   David Pearson67Chevrolet   .000    
43   L.D. Austin74Chevrolet   .000    
44   Runt Harris90Ford   .000    
45   Gerald Duke92T-Bird   .000    
46   Banjo Matthews94Ford   .000    
47   Dave Hirschfield2Buick   .000    
48   Gary Raymond93Ford   .000    
49   Sal Tovella25Ford   .000    
50   Speedy Thompson20Ford   .000    
51   Brownie King13Chevrolet   .000    
52   Paul Parks14Ford   .000    
53   Bob Kosiski30T-Bird   .000    
54   Gene White41Ford   .000    
55   Jack Smith47Pontiac   .000    
56   Cotton Owens6Pontiac   .000    
57   Bob Burdick53Ford   .000    
58   Dick Foley66Chevrolet   .000    
59   Neil Castles80Ford   .000    
60   Joe Eubanks82Chevrolet   .000    
61   Carl Burris83Ford   .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:   Herman Beam (#19), Paul Parks (#14), Bob Kosiski (#30), Gene White (#41), Jack Smith (#47), Cotton Owens (#6), Bob Burdick (#53), Dick Foley (#66), Neil Castles (#80), Joe Eubanks (#82), Brownie King (#13), Speedy Thompson (#20), Sal Tovella (#25), Burrhead Nantz (#51), Whitey Gerken (#63), David Pearson (#67), L.D. Austin (#74), Runt Harris (#90), Gerald Duke (#92), Banjo Matthews (#94), Dave Hirschfield (#2), Gary Raymond (#93), Carl Burris (#83)