Skip to content
Links for this race (some data may be unavailable):

Race Results

Qualifying Results

Loop Data Stats

Pit Stops

Video Links (0)

Crew Chiefs

1959 Richmond 200

Previous race results / Next race results                     Previous at this track / Next at this track


NASCAR Grand National race number 23 of 44
Sunday, June 21, 1959 at Atlantic Rural Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:45:29
Average speed: 56.881 mph
Pole speed: 66.42 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

11259   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird200900running
2 321   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford200525running
3 187   Buck Baker Buck Baker'59 Chevrolet200350running
4 579   Bob Welborn Jerry Draper'57 Chevrolet199250running
5116   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'58 Pontiac191225running
6 836   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird186200engine
71719   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet186165running
81332   George Green Jess Potter'58 Chevrolet171150running
91651   Aubrey Boles Aubrey Boles'58 Plymouth165140running
10 42   Speedy Thompson Bruce Thompson'57 Chevrolet159130running
11 75   Tiny Lund Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet159125running
12180   Richard Riley Richard Riley'57 Chevrolet152110running
132033   Bob Hundley Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet141100running
141574   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet13985running
151462   Buck Brigance Buck Brigance'57 Chevrolet12270running
16 241   Joe Weatherly Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird8160crash
17 922   Harlan Richardson Harlan Richardson'57 Ford7950engine
18 642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth7750engine
191989   Buddy Baker Buck Baker'58 Chevrolet3350overheating
201011   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'57 Ford2250crash
212182   Joe Eubanks Don Every'58 Ford150engine
22229   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet150engine