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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 14 of 36
Sunday, May 12, 1957 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
219 laps on a 1.375 mile paved track (301.125 miles)

Time of race: 2:47:23
Average speed: 107.941 mph
Pole speed: 115.317 mph
Cautions: 4 for 19 laps
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 17000
Lead changes: 10

Glossary    1957 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1957 standings

1 422   Fireball Roberts Atlanta Tune-Up Service   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford2194200running181
2 715   Tim Flock Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury2172600running0
3124   Bobby Myers Bill Stroppe'56 Mercury2161850running7
41349   Bob Welborn Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet2161150running0
5 942   Lee Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile213825running0
61846   Jack Smith Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet212725running0
72410   Roger Baldwin Roger Baldwin'56 Ford210650running0
8201A   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'56 Ford207550running0
91088   Johnny Dodson Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile206450running0
102376   Larry Frank Lonnie Fish'56 Chevrolet204350running0
112544   Al Tasnady Al Tasnady'57 Plymouth199300running0
121534   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'57 Plymouth196250running0
131986   Don Oldenberg Bob Osiecki'57 Plymouth192225running0
142233   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'57 Plymouth191225running0
152720   Jimmy Thompson Terrizasoff   (Jimmy Thompson)'56 Ford179200crash0
162641   Art Binkley Art Binkley'56 Plymouth164200running0
171421   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford121200engine0
18 13   Paul Goldsmith S.C. Ford Dealers   (Slim Rominger)'57 Ford71150crash0
19 514   Billy Myers Bill Stroppe'57 Mercury35150crash0
20 212   Joe Weatherly S.C. Ford Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford35100crash2
21 326   Curtis Turner S.C. Ford Dealers   (Pete DePaolo)'57 Ford29100crash11
22 698   Marvin Panch Pete DePaolo'57 Ford29100crash18
23 897   Bill Amick Pete DePaolo'57 Ford29100crash0
242187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet29100crash0
251648   Possum Jones Hugh Babb'57 Chevrolet29100crash0
261139   Dick Beaty Dick Beaty'56 Ford29100crash0
271775   Ken Rush Frank Hayworth'56 Mercury26100crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
28Darel Dieringer35John WhitfordFord
29Ewell Weddle2Ewell WeddleChevrolet
30Dave Terrell9Dave TerrellChevrolet
31Eddie Hughes18Eddie HughesFord
32Charlie Cregar50Charlie CregarPlymouth
33Neil Castles55Neil CastlesFord
34Bill Poor71Bill PoorChevrolet
35Bud Crothers77Lonnie FishChevrolet
36Shep Langdon78Lonnie FishChevrolet
37James Jones19James JonesFord
38Raymond Carter32Raymond CarterChevrolet
39George Baumgardner40George BaumgardnerFord
40Jimmie Lewallen47Bob WelbornChevrolet
41Bill Lutz99Bill LutzPontiac
42Tiny Lund55A.L. BumgarnerPontiac
43Ralph Moody24Pete DePaoloFord
44Jim Reed7Jim ReedFord
45Tom Pistone5Tom PistonePlymouth

Caution flag breakdown:
# Of
29346   #26,33,39,48,49,75,87,97,98 accident turn 4 
36416   #12,14 accident turn 1 
76783   #3 accident turn 1 
1921954   #20 accident turn 4 
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.7%             Average green flag run: 40.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Curtis Turner111
  Marvin Panch276
  Curtis Turner8169
  Marvin Panch172812
  Curtis Turner29291
  Bobby Myers30312
  Joe Weatherly32332
  Fireball Roberts3410168
  Bobby Myers1021065
  Fireball Roberts107219113