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

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