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

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