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1957-47


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NASCAR Grand National race number 47 of 53
Saturday, September 21, 1957 at Cleveland County Fairgrounds, Shelby, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:51:44
Average Speed: 53.699 mph
Pole Speed: 58.177 mph
Cautions: 4 for 19 laps
Margin of Victory: 0.33 lap
Attendance: 5,000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
61264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth190210engine0
31097   Bill Amick Bill Amick'57 Ford198375running0
111874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet169135running0
1 187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet200900running125
16 237   Bill Benson Bill Benson'56 Mercury139100fuel pump0
191994   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford10350spindle0
1816321   Gene Glover  '56 Chevrolet104100shackle0
7 73   Paul Goldsmith Smokey Yunick'57 Ford188175running0
172021   George Green George Green'56 Dodge125100engine0
8 696   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet181165running0
101132   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet172140running0
131510   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Ford165110engine0
21398   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'57 Ford200575running24
211417   Jim Paschal Jim Paschal'57 Ford5850distributor0
5 542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile195245running17
14 922   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford149100crash34
202175   Ken Rush Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury10350crash0
4 338   Gwyn Staley Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet198280running0
15 434   Speedy Thompson Dick Beaty'56 Ford144100engine0
91751   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'56 Ford175150running0
12 82   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'57 Ford167125vapor lock0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker16565
  Lee Petty668217
  Buck Baker8311533
  Fireball Roberts11614934
  Buck Baker15016415
  Marvin Panch16518824
  Buck Baker18920012