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1959-11


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NASCAR Grand National race number 11 of 44
Sunday, April 26, 1959 at Reading Fairgrounds, Reading, PA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:11
Average speed: 53.011 mph
Pole speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 1 for 12 laps
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 2500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 111   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford200800running12
21   Speedy Thompson Steve Pierce'57 Chevrolet196525running0
359   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird196350running0
436   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird192250running0
590   Buzz Woodward Buzz Woodward'57 Ford191225running0
642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'57 Oldsmobile189200axle188
779   Tiny Benson Tiny Benson'57 Chevrolet187165running0
870   Jim Parsley Jim Parsley'57 Chevrolet177150running0
950   Ben Benz Bernard Friedland'57 Chevrolet166150running0
1099   Shorty Rollins Shorty's   (Shorty Rollins)'58 Ford161130engine0
1152   John Seeley '57 Chevrolet160125running0
1288   Reds Kagle Hoss Kagle'57 Chevrolet158110fuel line0
1333   Al White Al White'58 Ford148100running0
146   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac12885overheating0
1553   Ken Johnson Ken Johnson'57 Ford12170head gasket0
16200   Ray Fanning '57 Chevrolet11760overheating0
17100   John Findlay John Findlay'57 Chevrolet11650hose0
1831   Gus Wilson Gus Wilson'57 Chevrolet10050front end0
194   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet9750push rod0
2072A   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'57 Chevrolet9650ignition0
2173   Johnny Beauchamp Jim Reed'57 Ford9250brakes0
2210   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'57 Ford7650overheating0
233   Don Angel Don Angel'58 Ford36 fumes0
247   Jim Reed Jim Reed'57 Ford22 engine0
25791   Dave Marburger '57 Ford22 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Lee Petty1188188
  Junior Johnson18920012