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1960 Dixie 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 27 of 44
Sunday, July 31, 1960 at Atlanta International Raceway, Hampton, GA
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:29:47
Average Speed: 112.653 mph
Pole Speed: 133.87 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 12

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 122   Fireball Roberts John Hines'60 Pontiac20010,130running32
2 56   Cotton Owens Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac2005,215running52
3 247   Jack Smith Boomershine   (Jack Smith)'60 Pontiac2003,090running30
4 33   Bobby Johns Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'60 Pontiac1991,865running17
5 428   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'60 Ford1991,565running0
6 944   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth1981,185running0
71318   Roz Howard Smith Radiator Co.   (Roz Howard)'59 Chevrolet1971,050running0
81442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth1971,050running0
9 769   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet193900running0
101685   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'58 Chevrolet193800running0
111899   Wilbur Rakestraw Talmadge Cochrane'60 Ford193700running0
122390   Speedy Thompson Junie Donlavey'59 Ford192650crash0
13292   Possum Jones Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet192600running0
142423   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth192550running0
151511   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'60 Ford191575running0
163639   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'59 Chevrolet191450running0
172677   Marvin Panch Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford191450running0
181159   Tom Pistone Thor   (W.T. Coppedge)'60 Chevrolet188505running8
193482   Joe Eubanks Don Every'59 Chevrolet188450running0
201243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth186475running0
213061   Jimmy Thompson Doc White'59 T-Bird185350running0
223115   Curtis Turner Beau Morgan'59 Ford185350running0
23224   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet185350running0
244455   Herb Shannon Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird184350running0
25 894   Banjo Matthews Banjo Matthews'60 Ford182400running0
264333   Reb Wickersham Reb Wickersham'59 Oldsmobile181300running0
273919   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford181300running0
282879   Johnny Miller Charles Griffin'59 Ford181300running0
293874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet180300running0
304045   Tiny Lund Bill Gazaway'59 Oldsmobile178300running0
312187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'60 Chevrolet177250running0
323567   David Pearson The House of Glass   (David Pearson)'59 Chevrolet168250running0
333273   Johnny Beauchamp Dale Swanson'60 Chevrolet155250engine0
341781   Shorty Rollins Shorty Rollins'59 Ford154250engine0
35 612   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford148545engine61
362721   Jimmy Massey Wood Brothers'60 Chevrolet128250valve0
371964   Bunkie Blackburn Spook Crawford'60 Ford123250rods0
384586   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'58 Ford122250engine0
39419   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'60 Oldsmobile86250engine0
403378   Charley Griffith E.C. Wilson'59 Chevrolet80250engine0
412592   Gerald Duke Gerald Duke'59 T-Bird65200distributor0
421089   Joe Lee Johnson Paul McDuffie'60 Chevrolet45350rocker arm0
432027   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'60 Chevrolet38200engine0
443716   Jim Reed Dick Joslin'60 Pontiac35200axle0
454254   Jimmy Pardue Lowe's   (Ebart Clifton)'59 Dodge19200fan0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Paul Lewis1FairclothJess PotterChevrolet
Tim Flock10Ratus WaltersBuick
Bob Barron17Bob BarronDodge
Buddy Baker20Spook CrawfordFord
Arnold Gardner24Harry HuhnFord
Curtis Crider83Curtis CriderFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts111
  Jack Smith243
  Bobby Johns551
  Joe Weatherly6149
  Cotton Owens15173
  Joe Weatherly183316
  Fireball Roberts345118
  Tom Pistone52598
  Joe Weatherly609536
  Jack Smith9612227
  Bobby Johns12313816
  Cotton Owens13918749
  Fireball Roberts18820013