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1959-05


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NASCAR Grand National race number 5 of 44
Sunday, March 8, 1959 at Concord Speedway, Concord, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:17
Average Speed: 59.239 mph
Pole Speed: 66.42 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 1 lp 4 sec
Attendance: 11,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
19190   Bunk Moore Richard Riley'57 Chevrolet250crash0
5 71   Speedy Thompson Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet196225running0
8 910   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'57 Ford191150running0
41011   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford196250running0
91719   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet179140running0
61326   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'57 Ford195200running0
14114   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet10985rocker arm0
1 441   Curtis Turner Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird200800running185
3 642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile198350running0
7 844   Chester Barron Chester Barron'57 Chevrolet192165running0
17 549   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet1950fire0
16 259   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird6260crash2
2 36   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac199525running0
101874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet168130running0
13128   Johnny Allen Johnny Allen'57 Chevrolet151100fuel line0
121680   Neil Castles Neil Castles'57 Chevrolet155110running0
151581   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford10170engine0
18 188   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet1550valve13
111496   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet156125running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker11313
  Tom Pistone14152
  Curtis Turner16200185