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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 53
Sunday, February 17, 1957 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.900 miles)

Time of race: 1:34:29
Average speed: 101.541 mph
Pole speed: 134.382 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of victory: 55 sec
Attendance: 35000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

1 36   Cotton Owens Stephens Pontiac   (Ray Nichels)'57 Pontiac394250running30
21350   Johnny Beauchamp Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet392450running0
3 418   Fonty Flock Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury391500running0
41887   Buck Baker Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet39900running0
52198   Marvin Panch DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford39700running0
62743   Bill Lutz Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile386000
73999   Curtis Turner DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford385000
85046   Speedy Thompson Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet4000
95344   Rex White Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet2500
1036505   Charlie Cregar Charlie Cregar'57 Plymouth2000
1149712   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'56 Ford1500
121015   Tim Flock Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury1350
1322500   Phil Orr May Day   (Phil Orr)'57 Ford1100
142890   Don Oldenberg Osiecki Racing   (Bob Osiecki)'57 Plymouth1000
1529112   Rod Perry Bob Whitmire'56 Ford1000
161114   Billy Myers Mercury   (Bill Stroppe)'57 Mercury900
173064   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth800
18429   Joe Weatherly DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford750
194634   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford750
203436   Jim Delaney Tom Harbison'57 Plymouth750
2145411   Jack Goodwin Jack Goodwin'57 Ford600
221629   Russ Hepler Howard Coulter'57 Pontiac600
233828   Eddie Skinner Eddie Skinner'57 Ford600
24203   Paul Goldsmith Smokey's Best Damn Garage   (Smokey Yunick)'57 Chevrolet3160piston9
2551640   Ken Love Richard Gallup'57 Ford600
2647121   Scotty Cain Scotty Cain'56 Ford500
273342M   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile50crash0
282537   Pat Kirkwood Herschel White'57 Plymouth500
2932527   Lem Svajian Lem Svajian'57 Plymouth500
305755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford500
31 920   Fred Boggs Floyd's Auto Sales   (Fred Boggs)'57 Ford250
3255441   Chuck Hobbs Chuck Hobbs'57 Chevrolet25crash0
3324310   Joe Lee Johnson S.T. Campbell'56 Dodge250
34 247   Jack Smith Valley Chevrolet   (Hugh Babb)'57 Chevrolet250
353723   Hank Chapman Hank Chapman'56 Pontiac25crash0
3644154   Nace Mattingly Nace Mattingly'57 Ford250
371422   Fireball Roberts Pete DePaolo'57 Ford250
382625A   Everett Brashear Osiecki Racing   (Bob Osiecki)'57 Plymouth25crash0
3931248   Sonny Morgan Sonny Morgan'57 Plymouth250
40 745   Frankie Schneider Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet25stalled0
41 18   Banjo Matthews Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac100engine0
425274   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet 0
431797   Ralph Moody Pete DePaolo'57 Ford 0
44 5188   Tiny Lund Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile 0
45 817   Jim Paschal Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury 0
46 685   Darel Dieringer John Zink Co.   (John Zink)'57 Pontiac9 crash0
475476   George West Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet 0
485661   Dick Foley Dick Foley'57 Chevrolet 0
491239   Ed Fiola George Mellinger'57 Chevrolet 0
504332   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet 0
514881   Bernie Hentges Bernie Hentges'56 Dodge 0
524054   Al Tasnady Plymouth / Tutan Motors   (Romeo Gelsi)'57 Plymouth 0
534112   Bill Amick Pete DePaolo'57 Ford 0
54157   Jim Reed Pete DePaolo'57 Ford 0
5535226   Russ Truelove Bill White'56 Mercury 0
5623118   Jim Russell Jim Russell'57 Ford 0
571995   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'57 Ford1 stalled0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Ray Chaike16Ford
Billy Carden27Chevrolet
Dean Kirby219Pontiac

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cotton Owens11010
  Paul Goldsmith11111
  Cotton Owens122312
  Paul Goldsmith24318
  Cotton Owens32398