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1957 Raleigh 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 53
Thursday, July 4, 1957 at Raleigh Speedway, Raleigh, NC
250 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:10
Average speed: 75.693 mph
Pole speed: 83.371 mph
Cautions: 2 for 14 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 15500
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1957 standings

1 73   Paul Goldsmith Smokey Yunick'57 Ford2504000running191
2 144   Frankie Schneider Hubert Westmoreland'57 Chevrolet2502475running37
31012   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody Racing'57 Ford2491575running0
41146   Speedy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet2491050running0
5 249   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet248850running22
61221   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford246725running0
7 387   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet245650running0
83198   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'57 Ford245600running0
9 448   Possum Jones Inalley Chevrolet   (Bob Welborn)'57 Chevrolet245475running0
1029150   Bill Walker '57 Ford244450running0
11 62   Johnny Dodson Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile244425running0
1218149   Gwyn Staley Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet243400running0
132511   Fireball Roberts Fireball Roberts'57 Ford242350running0
14 826   Curtis Turner Holman-Moody Racing'57 Ford240300running0
151342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile240275running0
163080   Jimmie Lewallen Sam Rice'57 Pontiac239260running0
172747   Jack Smith Jack Smith'57 Chevrolet238250running0
181964   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'56 Plymouth237240running0
191439   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford236230running0
202076   Larry Frank Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet236220running0
213228   Eddie Skinner Eddie Skinner'57 Ford234210running0
221675   Ken Rush Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury232200running0
233835   Bill Champion John Whitford'56 Ford231175running0
242290   Emanuel Zervakis Junie Donlavey'57 Ford230150running0
254169   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'56 Ford229140running0
264432   Brownie King Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet228100running0
273574   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet227100running0
284933   George Green Jess Potter'56 Chevrolet225100running0
29334   Bill Morgan '56 Ford223100running0
30287   Bill Taylor '56 Ford223100running0
315071   Joe Bill O'Dell '56 Chevrolet222 running0
324094   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford222 running0
3336421   T.A. Toomes C.M. Julian'56 Dodge222 running0
3447888   Chuck Hanson Chuck Hansen'57 Chevrolet219 engine0
35425   Darel Dieringer John Whitford'57 Ford218 running0
362678   Shep Langdon Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet216 running0
37521A   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'56 Ford208 running0
384396   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet204 running0
393479   Dick Klank '56 Ford198 running0
402477   Don Gray Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet194 running0
413788   Duke DeBrizzi Charlie DePriest'57 Oldsmobile190 running0
425170   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'56 Ford179 running0
432197   Bill Amick Bill Amick'57 Ford173 timing chain0
442395   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'57 Ford155 lug nuts0
454583   Lenny Page Lennie Page'56 Chevrolet124 oil pressure0
46 992   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'57 Pontiac100 brakes0
474610   Roger Baldwin Roger Baldwin'56 Ford78 crash0
481717   Jim Paschal Jim Paschal'57 Mercury78 pit crash0
493993   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'56 Plymouth63 fuel pump0
50 56   Cotton Owens Ray Nichels'57 Pontiac54 fan0
515355   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac28 overheating0
521514   Billy Myers Billy Myers'57 Mercury6 fuel pump0
53489   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'57 Plymouth3 transmission0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
Fred Knapp8Fred KnappFord

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bob Welborn133
  Frankie Schneider4118
  Paul Goldsmith128675
  Bob Welborn8710216
  Paul Goldsmith10318078
  Bob Welborn1811833
  Frankie Schneider18421229
  Paul Goldsmith21325038