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1958 Virginia 500


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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 51
Sunday, April 20, 1958 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a .500 mile paved track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:05:27
Average Speed: 61.166 mph
Pole Speed: 66.007 mph
Cautions: 4
Margin of Victory: 12 cl
Attendance: 15,000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1958 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1958 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1204   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet5003,640running274
10 221   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford474460running167
111042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile471260running58
35 187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet15650wiring1
21244   Rex White Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet5001,675running0
3117   Jim Reed Jim Reed'57 Ford5001,125running0
41541   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Chevrolet495800running0
52198   Marvin Panch John Whitford'57 Ford494675running0
63826   Curtis Turner Holman-Moody'58 Ford488550running0
73439   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'57 Chevrolet485425running0
8 446   Jimmy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet483375running0
91753   Carl Burris Carl Burris'57 Chevrolet479300running0
1226310   Joe Lee Johnson S.T. Campbell'57 Chevrolet465150running0
133078   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'56 Ford460135running0
14 599   Shorty Rollins Shorty Rollins'58 Ford458125running0
151930   Doug Cox Doug Cox'57 Ford457125running0
162819   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet457110running0
173232   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet456110running0
182557   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'57 Ford453100running0
191637   Tiny Lund Don Angel'56 Ford449100running0
203174   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet448100running0
211347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'58 Pontiac446100oil pressure0
2242198   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'57 Ford441100running0
231428   Eddie Skinner Eddie Skinner'57 Ford43790engine0
242786   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford43790engine0
254452   Bob Walden Bob Walden'57 Ford42585engine0
262450   Ben Benz Bernard Friedland'57 Chevrolet42480running0
27 362   Frankie Schneider Frankie Schneider'57 Chevrolet40475running0
283994   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford40475running0
291888   Reds Kagle Reds Kagle'57 Chevrolet32975carburetor0
30 911   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford32575engine0
313512   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody'58 Ford312140engine0
322364   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth28250oil pressure0
33 676   Larry Frank Larry Frank'57 Chevrolet26750oil pressure0
343663   R.L. Combs R.L. Combs'56 Ford19850oil pressure0
36 797   Barney Shore Barney Shore'57 Chevrolet154 generator0
373733   George Green Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet130 transmission0
38 83   Cotton Owens Smokey Yunick'58 Pontiac126 brakes0
392217   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury117 rear end0
402931   Jerry Draper Monroe Shook'58 Chevrolet107 rear end0
414689   Chuck Hansen Chuck Hansen'57 Chevrolet77 engine0
423310   E.J. Brewer E.J. Brewer'56 Ford69 oil pressure0
43458   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'57 Chevrolet55 gas tank0
444183   Lennie Page Lennie Page'56 Ford14 brakes0
454381   Eddie Pagan Harvey Hege'57 Ford4 transmission0
464096   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet3 gas line0
474766   Roy Tyner Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth0 engine0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Monroe Shook13Monroe ShookChevrolet
Jim Parsley70Jim ParsleyChevrolet
Blackie Pitt59Brownie PittStudebaker
Jimmy Thompson55A.L. BumgarnerPontiac
Ralph Earnhardt6Cotton OwensPontiac
Johnny Mackison23Ken CormanMercury
Roz Howard25Roz HowardChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker111
  Glen Wood2139138
  Lee Petty14019758
  Bob Welborn198297100
  Glen Wood29832629
  Bob Welborn327500174