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1957-30


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 30 of 36
Sunday, August 11, 1957 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:00:54
Average Speed: 62.267 mph
Pole Speed: 66.396 mph
Cautions: 4
Margin of Victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 10,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1957 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 197   Bill Amick Bill Amick'57 Ford5003,150running274
2 311   Jimmy Massey Wood Brothers'56 Ford4991,925running144
32939   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford4981,250running0
43142   Lee Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile498975running0
52846   Jack Smith Jack Smith'57 Chevrolet497600running0
6 926   Curtis Turner Holman-Moody'57 Ford497450running0
71348   Possum Jones Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet495400running0
82787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Ford494350running0
9 675   Ken Rush Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury487300running0
101476   Larry Frank Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet486300running0
11123   Paul Goldsmith Slim Rominger'57 Ford486250running0
121677   Don Gray Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet467250running0
13 449   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet465350running0
141510   Roger Baldwin Roger Baldwin'56 Ford454225running0
152378   Shep Langdon Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet445225running0
163041   Billy Rafter C.M. Julian'56 Dodge440225running0
17204   Bill Poor Art Binkley'56 Plymouth440225running0
181090   Ray Hendrick J.S. Rice'57 Chevrolet438200running0
19199   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'57 Chevrolet436200running0
202255   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford425200running0
21182   E.J. Brewer E.J. Brewer'56 Chevrolet366200running0
222132   Raymond Carter Raymond Carter'56 Chevrolet349200radiator hose0
232593   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'56 Plymouth340200running0
242456   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler334150running0
25 822   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford332150rear end0
261138   Gwyn Staley J.H. Petty'57 Chevrolet302100engine0
27 512   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'57 Ford284100engine65
28 714   Billy Myers Billy Myers'57 Mercury252100rear end0
293217   Jim Paschal Jim Paschal'57 Mercury249100engine0
303319   James Jones James Jones'56 Chevrolet223100crash0
31171A   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'56 Ford222 oil leak0
32358   Sherman Utsman  '56 Ford187 rf tire0
332631   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet136 oil leak0
34345   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac18 engine0
35 221   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford17 engine17

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Roy Murphy7Ford
Jimmy Thompson20Jimmy ThompsonFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Glen Wood11717
  Joe Weatherly184528
  Jimmy Massey46189144
  Joe Weatherly19022637
  Bill Amick227500274