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1959-40


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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 44
Sunday, September 20, 1959 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
110 laps on a .900 mile dirt track (99.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:16:17
Average Speed: 77.868 mph
Pole Speed: 85.533 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth110900running21
2 46   Cotton Owens Thunder Chicken   (W.H. Watson)'59 T-Bird109525running0
3 243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth100375axle0
41376   Larry Frank Carolina Plating   (Larry Frank)'57 Chevrolet100250running0
5169   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet100250running0
61819   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet99250running0
71463   R.L. Combs R.L. Combs'57 Ford98175running0
81534   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'57 Chevrolet95150engine0
91923   Bill Scott  '57 Chevrolet93140overheating0
10 659   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird89130spindle39
111164   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford85125running0
12 588   Buck Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet82110sway bar0
13 917   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Ford69100engine0
141032   George Green Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet6885running0
151762   Buck Brigance  '57 Chevrolet6570running0
16 147   Jack Smith Jack Smith'59 Chevrolet4860axle50
17 815   Rex White Beau Morgan'58 Ford4350axle hub0
18 361   Speedy Thompson W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac2950a frame0
191238   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'57 Ford1850axle0
202096   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet1250head gasket0
212127   E.J. Trivette E.J. Trivette'57 Plymouth250transmission0
222211   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'59 Dodge108 disqualified0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Smith15050
  Tom Pistone518939
  Lee Petty9011021