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1959 Lee Kirby 300


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NASCAR Grand National race number 44 of 44
Sunday, October 25, 1959 at Concord Speedway, Concord, NC
300 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (150.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:16:39
Average Speed: 54.005 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 1 lp, 2 cl
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
11847   Jack Smith Jack Smith'59 Chevrolet3001,500running111
3 387   Buck Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet293700running0
4 888   Buddy Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet291500running0
8 72   Speedy Thompson Bruce Thompson'57 Chevrolet282225running0
103174   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet279150running0
12249   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet266125running0
133419   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet260125running0
153076   Larry Frank Carolina Plating   (Larry Frank)'57 Chevrolet255100engine0
161996   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet24890running0
202131   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet23475axle0
213233   Bill Scott  '57 Chevrolet22075running0
22164   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet17775overheating0
233377   Joe Lee Johnson Honest Charley   (Joe Lee Johnson)'57 Chevrolet17375head gasket0
252932   Richard Riley Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet149 engine0
271062   Buck Brigance  '57 Chevrolet117 rear end0
301334   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'59 Chevrolet102 spindle0
33265   Bunk Moore Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet71 generator0
172811   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'59 Dodge24475overheating0
52398   Glen Wood Tom Vernon'59 Ford288400running0
61464   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford284300running0
111520   Tiny Lund Spook Crawford'58 Ford268125running0
14 515   Rex White Beau Morgan'57 Ford258125running0
181763   R.L. Combs R.L. Combs'57 Ford23775spindle0
192594   Bill Taylor  '57 Ford23575engine0
242275   Curtis Turner Frank Hayworth'59 Ford15975transmission0
31 117   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Ford82 radiator0
32 456   Bill Morton Bill Morton'58 Ford82 radiator0
342738   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'57 Ford69 engine0
2 942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth2991,000running0
71143   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth283275running0
29 627   E.J. Trivette E.J. Trivette'57 Plymouth103 clutch0
91259   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird279200transmission0
262036   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird121 spindle0
28 26   Cotton Owens Thunder Chicken   (W.H. Watson)'59 T-Bird111 hose89

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Cotton Owens18989
  Jack Smith90300211