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1960 Virginia 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 10 of 44
Sunday, April 10, 1960 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:54:35
Average Speed: 63.943 mph
Pole Speed: 69.15 mph
Cautions: 8
Margin of Victory: 0.25 lap
Attendance: 12,500
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 443   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth5003,340running135
2 221   Jimmy Massey Auto Sales & Body Co.   (Wood Brothers)'58 Ford5001,535running26
3 124   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford4991,155running165
4 74   Rex White Piedmont / Friendly   (Rex White)'60 Chevrolet499835running32
6 342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'60 Plymouth495650running0
52349   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'60 Chevrolet495650running0
71269   Johnny Allen Hanley Dawson'60 Chevrolet495425running0
81127   Junior Johnson Daytona Kennel   (John Masoni)'59 Chevrolet492375running0
9 685   Emanuel Zervakis Monroe Shook'60 Chevrolet491300running0
101411   Ned Jarrett Aldridge Motor Co.   (Ned Jarrett)'60 Ford488300running0
112871   Gene Marmor Frank Skinner'59 Pontiac485200running0
141041   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'59 Chevrolet470195rear end49
18 928   Fred Lorenzen Fred Lorenzen'60 Ford454190engine93
291977   Joe Lee Johnson Billie Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'60 Ford155175rear end0
12 829   Bob Potter Bob Potter'60 Chevrolet474150running0
133048   G.C. Spencer Weldon Wagner'58 Chevrolet471135running0
153255   Ernie Gahan Ernie Gahan'59 Chevrolet468125rear end0
16 531   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'60 Ford466110rear end0
172539   Herb Tillman Ralph Stark'60 Chevrolet458110running0
22167   Jim Reed Jim Reed'60 Chevrolet354100engine0
213332   Paul Lewis Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet400100running0
203564   Bunkie Blackburn Spook Crawford'58 Ford429100running0
191754   Jimmy Pardue Lowe's   (Ebart Clifton)'59 Dodge448100running0
23371   Buddy Baker Faircloth   (Jess Potter)'60 Chevrolet33590engine0
242999   Wilbur Rakestraw Talmadge Cochrane'60 Ford28490crash0
252719   John Rostek John Rostek'58 Ford28485rf hub0
262487   Buck Baker Buck Baker'60 Chevrolet23080engine0
302117   Fred Harb Fred Harb'58 Ford15575piston0
283424   Arnold Gardner Harry Huhn'60 Ford18775oil pressure0
271310   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'59 Buick22975axle0
312670   Elmo Henderson W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac13050axle0
322059   Tom Pistone Thor   (W.T. Coppedge)'60 Chevrolet10250rr seal0
333615   Aubrey Boles Aubrey Boles'58 Plymouth9750engine0
343152   Pat Moore Frank Klitzer'59 Ford7250engine0
351523   Doug Yates Raeford Johnson'59 Plymouth7050crash0
361895   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'60 Ford69 crash0
372278   Tommy Irwin E.C. Wilson'60 Chevrolet59 crash0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
Dave Hirschfield2Lloyd ChickBuick
Cotton Owens6Cotton OwensPontiac
Brownie King13Jess PotterChevrolet
Paul Parks14Paul ParksFord
Herman Beam19Herman BeamFord
Speedy Thompson20Glen WoodFord
Sal Tovella25Bob RoseFord
Bob Kosiski30Joe KosiskiT-Bird
Gene White41George SparksFord
Jack Smith47Jack SmithPontiac
Burrhead Nantz51Roy McDolandOldsmobile
Bob Burdick53Roy BurdickFord
Whitey Gerken63Frank SkinnerPontiac
Dick Foley66Dick FoleyChevrolet
David Pearson67David PearsonChevrolet
L.D. Austin74L.D. AustinChevrolet
Neil Castles80Neil CastlesFord
Joe Eubanks82Henry DunbarChevrolet
Carl Burris83A.J. BlackwelderFord
Runt Harris90Junie DonlaveyFord
Gerald Duke92Gerald DukeT-Bird
Gary Raymond93Gary RaymondFord
Banjo Matthews94James BryanFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Glen Wood1152152
  Rex White15318432
  Jimmy Massey18520925
  Fred Lorenzen21030293
  Glen Wood30331513
  Richard Petty31633318
  Bobby Johns33438249
  Jimmy Massey3833831
  Richard Petty384500117