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1959-08


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NASCAR Grand National race number 8 of 44
Monday, March 30, 1959 at Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem, NC
200 laps on a 0.250 mile paved track (50.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:08:52
Average speed: 43.562 mph
Pole speed: 46.296 mph
Cautions: 2 for 9 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1207   Jim Reed Jim Reed'57 Ford200550running83
2 343   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile200480running0
3 14   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet200350running117
41649   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet198270running0
5 789   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet197230running0
61178   Jimmie Lewallen '58 Ford196190running0
7 597   Barney Shore Barney Shore'57 Chevrolet196170running0
81011   Glen Wood Paul Spaulding'57 Ford195165running0
91242   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile195150running0
101382   Cotton Owens Don Every'58 Ford193160running0
11 999   Shorty Rollins Shorty's   (Shorty Rollins)'58 Ford192180running0
122233   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet192120running0
13213   Speedy Thompson Don Angel'58 Ford190100running0
141927   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'58 Plymouth186100running0
15 444   Ken Rush Chester Barron'57 Chevrolet18290running0
162474   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet17875running0
17148   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Chevrolet175105running0
181815   Max Berrier Max Berrier'58 Plymouth17360rear end0
19 814   Pee Wee Jones Manley Britt'57 Mercury15050engine0
20 617   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury12675transmission0
211596   Bobby Keck Bobby Keck'57 Chevrolet8925engine0
22 241   Curtis Turner Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird8175wheel0
232381   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford2525battery0
241745   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'57 Pontiac1140rear end0

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15858  
59624   #17 accident north turn 
638927  
90945   #96 stalled north turn 
95200106  
  Percent of race run under caution: 4.5%             Average green flag run: 63.7 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Rex White1117117
  Jim Reed11820083