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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 2 of 36
Saturday, February 16, 1957 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.900 miles)

Time of race: 1:34:45
Average speed: 101.256 mph
Pole speed: 128.57 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 53 sec
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1957 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 115   Tim Flock Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'57 Mercury393750running18
21212   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'57 Ford392450running5
3 614   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury381500running13
41149   Bob Welborn Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet38900running0
52446   Paul Goldsmith Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet700running0
6 948   Possum Jones Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet600running0
71598   Marvin Panch Ford   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford500running0
82022   Fireball Roberts Ford   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford400running0
91921   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford250running0
102271   Dick Joslin Bill Webb'56 Dodge200running0
111010   Roger Baldwin Ford   (Roger Baldwin)'56 Ford150running0
12185   Tom Pistone Tom Pistone'57 Plymouth135running0
13 326   Curtis Turner Ford   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford34110radiator hose3
141657   Don Schisler Carroll Horton'57 Ford1000
15254   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth1000
16278   Ray Atkinson Ray Atkinson'56 Ford900
172376   Larry Frank ABJ Chevrolet Inc.   (Lonnie Fish)'56 Chevrolet800
18 788   Bill Lutz Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile750
19 542   Lee Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile750
2017400   George Bumgardner Sokoll's Garage   (Lyle Sokoll)'57 Ford750
212855   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford600
221333   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'57 Plymouth600
23 499   Bob Pronger Bob Pronger'57 Buick60fire0
242113   Bill Vesler William Meyer'56 Ford600
252678   Shep Langdon Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet600
26 81   Don Oldenberg Bob Osiecki'57 Plymouth500
27 234   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'57 Plymouth500
28141A   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'56 Ford500

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Ernie Walls2Ernie WallsMercury
Norman Schihl3Norman SchihlFord
Allen Casey69Allen CaseyFord
Dick Beaty146Dick BeatyFord
Bill Poor711Bill PoorChevrolet

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner133
  Billy Myers41613
  Joe Weatherly17215
  Tim Flock223918