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1960 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 5 of 44
Sunday, February 14, 1960 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:00:30
Average Speed: 124.74 mph
Pole Speed: 149.892 mph
Cautions: 4 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: 23 sec
Attendance: 38,775
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
525510   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'59 Buick77275crankshaft0
63662   Dave Hirschfield Lloyd Chick'60 Buick21100axle0
1 927   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'59 Chevrolet20019,600running67
51169   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet1993,300running0
9 84   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet198925running9
101585   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet197800running0
125259   Tom Pistone Thor   (W.T. Coppedge)'60 Chevrolet196500crash26
131049   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'60 Chevrolet195400running0
14 67   Jim Reed Jim Reed'60 Chevrolet195350running0
152029   Bob Potter Bob Potter'60 Chevrolet195350running0
161248   Darrell Dake Weldon Wagner'60 Chevrolet195325running0
182987   Buck Baker Buck Baker'60 Chevrolet194300running0
226076   Larry Frank Thor   (Lynton Tyson)'59 Chevrolet191200running0
283367   David Pearson W.M. Mason Motor Co.   (David Pearson)'59 Chevrolet185200running0
30371   Brownie King Jess Potter'60 Chevrolet183200running0
312734   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'59 Chevrolet183200running0
346374   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'58 Chevrolet175100running0
392139   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'60 Chevrolet155200running0
42438   Dick Dixon Ray Boynton'60 Chevrolet144200crash0
434578   Roy Tyner E.C. Wilson'60 Chevrolet143200crash0
506758   Pappy Crane Monte Walden'59 Chevrolet89200crash0
554632   George Green Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet67200fire0
612366   Dick Foley Dick Foley'59 Chevrolet30200 0
213854   Jimmy Pardue Lowe's   (Ebart Clifton)'59 Dodge192200running0
474160   Jim Whitman Dick Stanley'60 Dodge116700engine0
65411   Ned Jarrett Aldridge Motor Co.   (Ned Jarrett)'60 Ford1992,075running0
75326   Curtis Turner Courtesy Ford   (Holman-Moody)'60 Ford1991,650running0
8 528   Fred Lorenzen Rupert Safety Belt   (Fred Lorenzen)'60 Ford1981,150running0
202864   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'60 Ford192300running0
245099   Wilbur Rakestraw Talmadge Cochrane'60 Ford189200running0
266141   Gene White George Sparks'60 Ford187200running0
273456   Ken Johnson Charles French'60 Ford186200running0
326219   Herman Beam Herman Beam'60 Ford175200running0
376514   Paul Parks Paul Parks'60 Ford164200running0
385624   Arnold Gardner Harry Huhn'60 Ford160300running0
41 712   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford146300crankshaft0
454825   Tommy Herbert Don Angel'60 Ford118200crash0
465198   Marvin Panch Courtesy Ford / Air Port Auto   (Tom Vernon)'60 Ford117300oil leak0
482615   Johnny Sudderth Beau Morgan'60 Ford110200engine0
535844   Bill Lutz Wynn's Friction Proofing   (Bob Chapman)'60 Ford75250engine0
544497   Parnelli Jones Vel's Ford   (Vel Miletich)'60 Ford73200engine0
563988   Red Farmer  '60 Ford65200 0
584295   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'60 Ford50200engine0
601353   Bob Burdick Roy Burdick'60 Ford31275 0
621794   Speedy Thompson Banjo Matthews'60 Ford28200engine0
645777   Joe Lee Johnson Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford18200engine0
656892   Charley Griffith Gerald Duke'60 Ford14100 0
673252   Sal Tovella Frank Filizer'60 Ford5200engine0
684750   Dick Freeman Dick Freeman'60 Ford5200crash0
334933   Reb Wickersham Reb Wickersham'60 Oldsmobile175700running0
516445   Tiny Lund Bill Gazaway'60 Oldsmobile83100steering0
664051   Burrhead Nantz Roy McDonald'59 Oldsmobile11200clutch0
31943   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth2006,450running29
41442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth2003,650running14
495913   Harold Smith Damon Leonard'60 Plymouth94200engine0
2 43   Bobby Johns Stephens Pontiac   (Jim Stephens)'59 Pontiac2008,600running22
173163   Whitey Gerken Skinner Bros.   (Frank Skinner)'59 Pontiac195325running0
23 247   Jack Smith Boomershine   (Jack Smith)'60 Pontiac191900running14
291671   Gene Marmor Frank Skinner'59 Pontiac184200running0
353016   Dick Joslin Happy Steigel'59 Pontiac171200running0
363535   Mel Larson Sun City   (Mel Larson)'60 Pontiac166275running0
40 16   Cotton Owens Hedge's Pontiac   (Cotton Owens)'60 Pontiac149200transmission0
57 322   Fireball Roberts John Hines'60 Pontiac51400engine19
592470   Elmo Henderson W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac31200 0
111873   Bud Burdick Roy Burdick'59 T-Bird197600running0
192293   Banjo Matthews Sunbeam Systems   (Banjo Matthews)'59 T-Bird193375running0
252561   Joe Caspolich Doc White'59 T-Bird188200running0
443630   Bob Kosiski Joe Kosiski'59 T-Bird125200 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts11919
  Jack Smith20289
  Junior Johnson29368
  Jack Smith37415
  Junior Johnson42465
  Lee Petty47548
  Tom Pistone558026
  Rex White81899
  Junior Johnson9013445
  Richard Petty13516329
  Lee Petty1641696
  Bobby Johns17019122
  Junior Johnson1922009