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1959-05


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 5 of 15
Sunday, April 5, 1959 at Marlboro Motor Speedway, Marlboro, MD
250 laps on a 0.333 mile paved track (83.250 miles)

Time of race: 1:20:15
Average speed: 62.243 mph
Pole speed: 64.141 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 3800
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1959 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 141   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet250900running121
2 97   Jim Reed Jim Reed'59 Chevrolet249525engine129
3 576   Larry Frank A.B.J. Chevrolet   (Larry Frank)'57 Chevrolet247350running0
4 790   Buzz Woodward '56 Ford247250running0
51572   John Dodd, Sr. '58 Ford243225running0
61432   Brownie King Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet238200running0
71386   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford232165running0
8 388   Reds Kagle '57 Chevrolet231150running0
9 242   Dean Pelton '57 Ford229140running0
10 84   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet206130running0
111123   Frank Thompson '57 Mercury175125head gasket0
12178   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'57 Chevrolet147110piston0
13168X   Dick Dixon '57 Ford133100overheating0
141270   Jim Parsley '56 Chevrolet11885rf tire0
15 69   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'56 Ford3870differential0
161043   Richard Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile3660differential0
17 477   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'57 Chevrolet2750differential0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rex White1119119
  Jim Reed120248129
  Rex White2492502