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1959 Catawba 250


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NASCAR Convertible Series race number 4 of 15
Sunday, March 22, 1959 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
250 laps* on a 0.400 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:37:38
Average speed: 61.7 mph
Pole speed: 71.358 mph
Cautions: 6
Margin of victory: 16 sec
Attendance: 9000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Convertible Series results   /   1959 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
12141   Curtis Turner Doc White'59 T-Bird251900running
2 51   Junior Johnson Wood Brothers'57 Ford250525running
3 477   Joe Lee Johnson Joe Lee Johnson'57 Chevrolet249350running
41043   Richard Petty Petty Engineering'57 Oldsmobile247250running
5 947   Rex White Bud Moore'59 Chevrolet247225running
6 176   Larry Frank Larry Frank'57 Chevrolet246200running
72098   Marvin Panch Tom Vernon'58 Ford245165running
8 84   Ken Rush Julian Petty'57 Chevrolet245150running
91575   John Dodd, Sr. Frank Hayworth'58 Ford243140running
102232   Brownie King Jess Potter'59 Chevrolet243130running
11 612   Bennie Rakestraw '57 Mercury243125running
12 725   Gene White Gene White'57 Chevrolet242110running
13 321   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford238100running
142340   Joe Halton Joe Halton'57 Chevrolet23585running
152781   Harvey Hege Harvey Hege'57 Ford23470running
16256   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford23260running
171692   Wilbur Rakestraw B.J. Jones'57 Ford23250running
1831711   Bill Poor Bill Poor'56 Chevrolet22250running
191133   George Green Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet22150running
202974   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet22150running
212827   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'58 Plymouth22050running
22265   Max Berrier Max Berrier'58 Plymouth20750running
23 22   Jimmy Thompson Bruce Thompson'57 Chevrolet16450engine
24170   Bunk Moore Richard Riley'57 Chevrolet15850tires
251886   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford150 oil line
262414   George Dunn Manley Britt'57 Mercury110 engine
271478   Jimmie Lewallen '57 Ford49 water hose
28139   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet23 crash
293080   Ken Rice '57 Chevrolet17 crash
301989   Ned Jarrett Buck Baker'58 Chevrolet16 engine
311217   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Mercury0 engine
* Race extended to 251 laps due to scoring error.