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1958 Raleigh 250

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NASCAR Grand National race number 28 of 51
Friday, July 4, 1958 at Raleigh Speedway, Raleigh, NC
250 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:33
Average speed: 73.691 mph
Pole speed: 83.896 mph
Cautions: 8 for 32 laps
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 15000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1958 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1958 standings

1 322   Fireball Roberts Frank Strickland'57 Chevrolet2503800running133
21787   Buck Baker Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet2492325running32
3 544   Rex White Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet2481575running0
41599   Shorty Rollins Shorty Rollins'58 Ford2481075running23
52146   Speedy Thompson Speedy Thompson'57 Chevrolet248850running0
6 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile247700running16
7 449   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet247625running9
81287A   Possum Jones Buck Baker'57 Chevrolet246575running0
91145   Eddie Pagan Eddie Pagan'58 Ford245455running0
10 84   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet245425running0
11197A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'57 Chevrolet243400running0
121025   Gene White Gene White'57 Chevrolet242375running0
13 221   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'57 Ford242325running7
1416999   Wilbur Rakestraw Joe Jones'57 Ford241275running0
15 995   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'58 Ford240250running0
163641   E.J. Brewer '57 Ford237250running0
174519   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet235250running0
184332   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Ford235225running0
194098   Curtis Turner John Whitford'58 Ford233225crash0
203876   Larry Frank Larry Frank'57 Chevrolet233220running0
213374   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'56 Chevrolet233210running0
223944A   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet231200running0
2326711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet229175running0
242957   Billy Rafter Billy Rafter'57 Chevrolet227150running0
251417   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury222140crash0
262478   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'56 Ford220100running0
2741198   Joe Weatherly Holman-Moody Racing'57 Ford218100running0
282266   Roy Tyner Spook Crawford'58 Plymouth214100crash0
295119A   James Jones James Jones'56 Ford212100running0
303194   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'56 Ford211100running0
313096   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet207 engine0
322747   Jack Smith Jack Smith'58 Pontiac203 rear end0
333237   Bill Benson Bill Benson'56 Mercury200 running0
345052   Bob Bolheimer '57 Ford194 running0
354823   Johnny Mackison Ken Corman'57 Mercury190 head gasket0
3642202   Johnny Gardner Johnny Gardner'56 Ford180 running0
372086   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford177 gas tank0
382540   Dave White Dave White'58 Chevrolet172 rear end0
39 614   George Dunn Manley Britt'57 Mercury157 running0
40345   Mel Larson Mel Larson'57 Mercury139 rear end0
413756   Bill Morton James Lowery'57 Ford133 rear end0
424997   Barney Shore Barney Shore'57 Chevrolet126 piston0
435456A   Cannonball Brown Cannonball Brown'56 Chrysler93 running0
445536   Tootle Estes Tootle Estes'58 Ford85 engine0
45 13   Cotton Owens Jim Stephens'58 Pontiac78 crank30
464631   Johnny Allen Monroe Shook'58 Chevrolet56 rf hub0
472881   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford51 piston0
4835400   Bob Malzahn '57 Ford33 bearing0
494455   Tiny Lund Brushy Mountain Motors   (A.L. Bumgarner)'57 Pontiac27 driveshaft0
505288   Jim Linke Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile24 head gasket0
5153111   Dick Parran '56 Ford22 brakes0
521300   Reds Kagle Reds Kagle'57 Ford21 rf hub0
534713   Peck Peckham William Meyer'57 Chevrolet19 head gasket0
542311   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford7 crash0
551890   Emanuel Zervakis Junie Donlavey'57 Chevrolet6 overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Cotton Owens13030
  Bob Welborn31399
  Glen Wood40467
  Lee Petty476216
  Buck Baker638119
  Fireball Roberts8215776
  Shorty Rollins15818023
  Buck Baker18119313
  Fireball Roberts19425057