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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 3 of 15
Sunday, March 15, 1959 at Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:40:24
Average speed: 59.761 mph
Pole speed: 59.583 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 6500
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1959 standings

11177   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'57 Chevrolet200800running18
2161   Joe Weatherly Wood Brothers'57 Ford198525running0
3104   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet194350running0
4 176   Larry Frank Larry Frank'57 Chevrolet194250running148
5 341   Curtis Turner Doc White'59 T-Bird193225running10
61240   Joe Halton Joe Halton'57 Chevrolet191200running0
7 682   Joe Eubanks Don Every'58 Ford190165running0
81721   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford190150running10
9 842   Dean Pelton '57 Ford185140running0
10 980   Neil Castles Neil Castles'57 Chevrolet175130running0
11 743   Richard Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile169125engine0
121355   Ben Benz Bernard Friedland'57 Chevrolet165110engine0
131833   George Green Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet155100out of gas0
141532   Brownie King Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet15485out of gas0
15 525   Gene White Gene White'57 Chevrolet13670fuel line0
16 498   Marvin Panch Tom Vernon'58 Ford7460engine0
171490   Emanuel Zervakis Junie Donlavey'57 Chevrolet6150fuel pump0
18 249   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet3150oil leak14

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Bob Welborn11414
  Curtis Turner152410
  Larry Frank25172148
  Glen Wood17318210
  Joe Lee Johnson18320018