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1960 Daytona 500 Qualifier #1


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 44
Friday, February 12, 1960 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
40 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 0:45:32
Average Speed: 137.614 mph
Pole Speed: 149.892 mph
Cautions: 2 for 5 laps
Margin of Victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 12,500
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 222   Fireball Roberts John Hines'60 Pontiac401,000running40
2 16   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac40600running0
31628   Fred Lorenzen Rupert Safety Belt   (Fred Lorenzen)'60 Ford40400running0
41512   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford40300running0
51327   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'59 Chevrolet40275running0
62469   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet40250running0
7 352   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'60 Ford40200running0
81785   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet39175running0
92394   Speedy Thompson Banjo Matthews'59 T-Bird39150running0
10 543   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth39140running0
111239   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'60 Chevrolet39135running0
123166   Dick Foley Dick Foley'59 Chevrolet39125running0
131461   Joe Caspolich Doc White'59 T-Bird39115running0
142934   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'59 Chevrolet39100running0
15 687   Buck Baker Buck Baker'60 Chevrolet3985running0
161963   Whitey Gerken Frank Skinner'59 Pontiac3875running0
172067   David Pearson David Pearson'59 Chevrolet3850running0
182235   Mel Larson Sun City   (Mel Larson)'60 Pontiac3850running0
19251   Brownie King Jess Potter'60 Chevrolet3850running0
203688   Red Farmer  '60 Ford3850running0
211060   Jim Whitman Dick Stanley'60 Dodge3850running0
22218   Dick Dixon Ray Boynton'60 Chevrolet3750running0
233778   Roy Tyner E.C. Wilson'60 Chevrolet3750running0
243450   Dick Freeman Dick Freeman'60 Ford3650running0
25 833   Reb Wickersham Reb Wickersham'60 Oldsmobile35 running0
262798   Marvin Panch Courtesy Ford / Air Port Auto   (Tom Vernon)'60 Ford34 hood0
27 477   Joe Lee Johnson Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford33100tire0
28302   Dave Hirschfield Lloyd Chick'60 Buick29 crash0
292645   Tiny Lund Bill Gazaway'60 Oldsmobile21  0
301876   Larry Frank Thor   (Lynton Tyson)'59 Chevrolet13 driveshaft0
312844   Bill Lutz Bob Chapman'60 Ford13  0
32 713   Harold Smith Damon Leonard'60 Plymouth11  0
331124   Arnold Gardner Harry Huhn'60 Ford10  0
343518   Fritz Wilson Fritz Wilson'60 Ford9 engine0
35 979   Buzz McCann Robert Ramey'59 T-Bird8  0
363241   Gene White George Sparks'60 Ford0 crash0
373336   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird0 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts14040