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1959 NASCAR Grand National Results


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26 races on dirt tracks
18 races on paved tracks

13 short track races
5 superspeedway races

Glossary     View expanded 1959 driver standings        

# Date Site Cars Winner(s) St Make / Model Len Sfc Miles Purse Pole Cau Laps Speed LC
2807/26/59Charlotte35Jack Smith 5'59 Chevrolet.500D1003,98563.07092249.553 
4109/27/59Martinsville47Rex White14'59 Chevrolet.500P25015,92569.4717 60.5006
1004/05/59North Wilkesboro23Lee Petty 4'57 Oldsmobile.625P1003,83585.7464971.9852
1205/02/59Hickory21Junior Johnson 1'57 Ford.400D1003,73568.9004 62.1655
1505/22/59Charlotte25Lee Petty 4'57 Oldsmobile.500D1003,78557.95031255.3004
4310/18/59North Wilkesboro26Lee Petty 2'59 Plymouth.625P1003,98586.8063 74.8291
1305/03/59Martinsville40Lee Petty24'57 Oldsmobile.500P25012,11566.0303 59.5124
503/08/59Concord19Curtis Turner 4'59 T-Bird.500D1003,63566.4202 59.2392
403/01/59Hillsboro22Curtis Turner 1'59 T-Bird.900D993,78587.5442 81.6127
3308/21/59Winston-Salem24Rex White 1'59 Chevrolet.250P505,76047.4432 44.0850
4410/25/59Concord34Jack Smith18'59 Chevrolet.500D1506,540DFP2 54.0052
3609/07/59Darlington50Jim Reed14'57 Chevrolet1.375P50151,990123.734212111.83611
1104/26/59Reading25Junior Johnson 1'57 Ford.500D1003,795DFP11253.0112
2707/21/59Pittsburgh22Jim Reed 6'59 Chevrolet.250D503,88547.9701445.0003
1605/24/59Nashville12Rex White 1'59 Chevrolet.500P1003,27070.8900071.0065
302/22/59Daytona59Lee Petty15'59 Oldsmobile2.500P50053,050140.12100135.52133
2607/04/59Daytona37Fireball Roberts 1'59 Pontiac2.500P25026,360144.99700140.5817
202/20/59Daytona38Bob Welborn 7'59 Chevrolet2.500P1003,885140.58100143.19810
1705/30/59Los Angeles33Parnelli Jones 4'59 Ford.400D1959,08453.590  50.982 
4009/20/59Hillsboro22Lee Petty 7'59 Plymouth.900D993,94585.533  77.8682
3408/22/59Greenville19Buck Baker 4'59 Chevrolet.500D1003,83563.313  58.055 
2206/20/59Wilson25Junior Johnson18'57 Ford.500D1003,785DFP  58.065 
3909/13/59Sacramento26Eddie Gray19'59 Ford1.000D1003,885DFP  54.753 
2106/18/59Columbia20Lee Petty 3'59 Plymouth.500D1003,78564.865  58.7265
904/04/59Columbia21Jack Smith 1'59 Chevrolet.500D1003,83560.730  57.343 
3809/13/59Richmond16Cotton Owens 1'59 T-Bird.500D1003,68562.674  60.362 
3208/16/59Weaverville41Bob Welborn 4'59 Chevrolet.500P25015,27577.687  71.633 
2006/14/59Atlanta40Lee Petty37'59 Plymouth1.000D15010,750DFP  58.499 
1405/17/59Trenton18Tom Pistone 3'59 T-Bird1.000P1505,62088.950  87.3504
803/30/59Winston-Salem24Jim Reed20'57 Ford.250P503,83546.296  43.562 
3709/11/59Hickory14Lee Petty13'59 Plymouth.400D1003,655DFP  63.380 
3108/09/59Nashville30Joe Lee Johnson 2'57 Chevrolet.500P15011,45074.044  63.343 
2506/28/59Weaverville20Rex White 4'59 Chevrolet.500P1003,78576.820  72.934 
1906/13/59Greenville25Junior Johnson11'57 Ford.500D1003,78565.838  51.480 
4210/11/59Weaverville29Lee Petty 4'59 Plymouth.500P1003,98578.568  76.433 
703/29/59Wilson24Junior Johnson22'57 Ford.500D1003,785DFP  50.3004
111/09/58Fayetteville25Bob Welborn 1'57 Chevrolet.333P503,83061.985  56.0012
3008/02/59Charlotte29Ned Jarrett10'57 Ford.500D1003,88562.540  52.794 
2406/27/59Winston-Salem24Rex White 2'59 Chevrolet.250P503,88547.071  41.2281
1806/05/59Spartanburg20Jack Smith 9'59 Chevrolet.500D1003,88563.180  55.547 
603/22/59Atlanta21Johnny Beauchamp 2'59 T-Bird1.000D1003,73577.888  75.1721
3508/29/59Columbia13Lee Petty 9'59 Plymouth.500D1003,470DFP  48.264 
2908/01/59Myrtle Beach27Ned Jarrett 9'57 Ford.500D1003,88566.470  52.941 
2306/21/59Richmond22Tom Pistone12'59 T-Bird.500D1003,88566.420  56.881 
NTT = No Time Trials; DFP = Drew For Pole