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1960 Western North Carolina 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 30 of 44
Sunday, August 14, 1960 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway, Weaverville, NC
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:50:41
Average Speed: 65.024 mph
Pole Speed: 77.85 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 4 laps
Attendance: 12,500
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 24   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet5003,650running128
2182   Possum Jones Tom Daniels'60 Chevrolet4962,225running0
31585   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet4921,525running0
4 75   Bobby Johns Cotton Owens'60 Pontiac479975running168
5 147   Jack Smith Boomershine   (Jack Smith)'60 Pontiac479800running4
6 416   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'59 Ford479700running0
72474   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet473625running0
81442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth464675running0
92783   Curtis Crider Curtis Crider'58 Ford433455running0
10261   Paul Lewis Faircloth   (Jess Potter)'60 Chevrolet419425running0
111099   Wilbur Rakestraw Talmadge Cochrane'60 Ford413400wheel0
12 659   Tom Pistone Thor   (W.T. Coppedge)'60 Chevrolet388375engine140
131311   Ned Jarrett Courtesy   (Ned Jarrett)'60 Ford377325engine0
141121   Fred Harb Wood Brothers'58 Ford370275crash0
151643   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth359250crash49
162019   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford349250head gasket0
172148   G.C. Spencer Weldon Wagner'58 Chevrolet330250axle0
183280   Neil Castles Neil Castles'58 Ford316225transmission0
19 989   Joe Lee Johnson Paul McDuffie'60 Chevrolet314325crash0
20 373   Johnny Beauchamp Dale Swanson'60 Chevrolet303220sway bar0
211792   Gerald Duke Gerald Duke'59 T-Bird289210rear end0
22 544   Jim Paschal Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth272200rear end11
231223   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth240175transmission0
24337   Jimmy Pardue Bob Barron'60 Dodge202150clutch0
252318   Roz Howard Roz Howard'60 Chevrolet154140u bolts0
26 894   Banjo Matthews Warrior Motel   (Banjo Matthews)'60 Ford116100seals0
272287   Buck Baker Thor   (Buck Baker)'60 Chevrolet108100shocks0
281964   Buddy Baker Spook Crawford'60 Ford76100a frame0
292817   Harvey Hege Fred Harb'58 Ford62100steering0
302927   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'60 Chevrolet58100overheating0
312534   Chuck Tombs  '59 Chevrolet22 crash0
32349   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'60 Ford21 axle0
333077   Marvin Panch Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford11 rear end0
343135   E.J. Trivette M.J. Black'59 Dodge6 coil0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Smith144
  Bobby Johns5170166
  Jim Paschal17118111
  Bobby Johns1821832
  Rex White18419916
  Tom Pistone200310111
  Richard Petty31135949
  Tom Pistone36038829
  Rex White389500112