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1959 Catawba 250


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 4 of 15
Sunday, March 22, 1959 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps* on a .400 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:37:38
Average Speed: 61.7 mph
Pole Speed: 71.358 mph
Cautions: 6
Margin of Victory: 16 sec
Attendance: 9,000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
12141   Curtis Turner Doc White'59 T-Bird251900running 
2 51   Junior Johnson Wood Brothers'57 Ford250525running 
3 477   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'57 Chevrolet249350running 
41043   Richard Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile247250running 
5 947   Rex White Bud Moore'59 Chevrolet247225running 
6 176   Larry Frank Larry Frank'57 Chevrolet246200running 
72098   Marvin Panch Tom Vernon'58 Ford245165running 
8 84   Ken Rush J.H. Petty'57 Chevrolet245150running 
91575   John Dodd, Sr. Frank Hayworth'58 Ford243140running 
102232   Brownie King Jess Potter'59 Chevrolet243130running 
11 612   Bennie Rakestraw  '57 Mercury243125running 
12 725   Gene White Gene White'57 Chevrolet242110running 
13 321   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford238100running 
142340   Joe Halton  '57 Chevrolet23585running 
152781   Harvey Hege  '57 Ford23470running 
16256   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford23260running 
171692   Wilbur Rakestraw B.J. Jones'57 Ford23250running 
1831711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet22250running 
191133   George Green Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet22150running 
202974   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet22150running 
212827   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'58 Plymouth22050running 
22265   Max Berrier  '58 Plymouth20750running 
23 22   Jimmy Thompson Bruce Thompson'57 Chevrolet16450engine 
24170   Bunk Moore  '57 Chevrolet15850tires 
251886   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford150 oil line 
262414   George Dunn Manley Britt'57 Mercury110 engine 
271478   Jimmie Lewallen  '57 Ford49 water hose 
28139   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet23 crash 
293080   Ken Rice  '57 Chevrolet17 crash 
301989   Ned Jarrett Buck Baker'58 Chevrolet16 engine 
311217   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury0 engine 
* Race extended to 251 laps due to scoring error.