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1959 Music City 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 44
Sunday, May 24, 1959 at Nashville Speedway, Nashville, TN
200 laps on a .500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:30
Average Speed: 71.006 mph
Pole Speed: 70.89 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 9,634
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 14   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet200900running40
2 711   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford200525running12
3 336   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird199350running111
4 587   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet198250running0
5 477   Joe Lee Johnson Honest Charley   (Joe Lee Johnson)'57 Chevrolet198225running0
6 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth196200running37
7 818   Charley Griffith Red Bank   (Charley Griffith)'57 Pontiac193165running0
8 66   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac193150running0
9 973   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird192140running0
101119   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet179130running0
111034   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'57 Chevrolet171125running0
121213   Tommy Thompson Tommy Thompson'59 Chevrolet160110running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Lee Petty13737
  Tommy Irwin38148111
  Rex White14918335
  Junior Johnson18419512
  Rex White1962005