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NASCAR Grand National race number 50 of 53
Saturday, October 12, 1957 at Newberry Speedway, Newberry, SC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:59:03
Average speed: 50.398 mph
Pole speed: 56.514 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 900
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
11022   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford200900running118
2 587   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet199575running17
3 147   Jack Smith Jack Smith'57 Chevrolet198375running18
41198   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'57 Ford197280running0
5 438   Gwyn Staley Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet194245running0
6 346   Speedy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet194210running47
7 264   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'57 Plymouth193175running0
8 926   Ken Rush Sam Rice'57 Ford191165running0
9 610   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Ford189150running0
10 732   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet188140running0
111334   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford178135running0
122117   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury177125running0
131651   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'56 Ford175110running0
14 82   Bill Amick Holman-Moody Racing'57 Ford171100running0
152074   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet166100running0
161945   Eddie Pagan Eddie Pagan'57 Ford165100idler arm0
1714100   Jack Marsh '56 Chevrolet165100running0
181894   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Mercury164100running0
191755   Mel Larson Mel Larson'56 Ford14050oil pressure0
201511   Jim Russell Jim Russell'56 Ford11950battery0
212396   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet8850coil0
222237   Bill Benson Bill Benson'56 Mercury7550overheating0
231242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile7450oil line0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jack Smith11818
  Speedy Thompson196547
  Buck Baker668217
  Fireball Roberts83200118