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1959-04


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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 44
Sunday, March 1, 1959 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
110 laps on a .900 mile dirt track (99.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:12:47
Average Speed: 81.612 mph
Pole Speed: 87.544 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 3 cl
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
182174   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet9050running0
5 788   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet109225running0
81582   Joe Eubanks Don Every'58 Ford104150running0
161176   Larry Frank Carolina Plating   (Larry Frank)'58 Chevrolet9460crash0
121981   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford98110running0
201026   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'58 Ford2450crash0
19 611   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford6650coil0
152296   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet9570running0
71633   Brownie King Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet105165running0
171310   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'57 Ford9350running0
21177   Jimmie Lewallen  '58 Ford2150engine0
141289   Tiny Lund Buck Baker'58 Chevrolet9685running0
9 46   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac104140running0
102027   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'58 Plymouth99130running0
4 342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile109250running0
2 259   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird110525running41
221880   Bob Rose Sam Arena'57 Chevrolet950rear end0
13 91   Speedy Thompson Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet96100fuel0
1 141   Curtis Turner Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird110800running66
11149   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet99125running0
3 549   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet109350fuel3
6 821   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford106200running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner111
  Tom Pistone221
  Curtis Turner31311
  Tom Pistone145037
  Curtis Turner5110353
  Tom Pistone1041063
  Bob Welborn1071093
  Curtis Turner1101101