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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 44
Sunday, November 8, 1959 at Southern States Fairgrounds, Charlotte, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:54:29
Average speed: 52.409 mph
Pole speed: 64.103 mph
Cautions: 8
Margin of victory: 1.5 laps
Attendance: 6000
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1960 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1960 standings

1 347   Jack Smith Jack Smith'59 Chevrolet200800running67
2 822   Bob Welborn Ogden-Ridgeway   (W.J. Ridgeway)'59 Chevrolet199525running76
3 187   Buck Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet198375running35
4149   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet196275running0
5192   Speedy Thompson Bruce Thompson'57 Chevrolet193250running0
61831   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet189215running0
71042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth188175running0
82362   Buck Brigance Buck Brigance'57 Chevrolet187150running0
9 720   Tiny Lund Spook Crawford'58 Ford187140running0
10 459   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird183130engine0
112034   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'57 Chevrolet177125running0
121343   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth174110axle0
131577   Joe Lee Johnson Honest Charley   (Joe Lee Johnson)'59 Chevrolet172100rear end0
142715   Rex White Beau Morgan'57 Ford17285running0
152432   Richard Riley Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet17270running0
161764   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford16860engine0
171145   Bobby Waddell Bobby Waddell'57 Pontiac16850running0
18213   Scotty Cain Scotty Cain'59 T-Bird9950engine fire0
192849   Jim Paschal Bob Welborn'57 Chevrolet9850overheating0
202546   Barney Shore Barney Shore'57 Chevrolet9350crash0
21 636   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird8450rear end0
22 298   Marvin Panch Tom Vernon'59 Ford6650crash22
23165   Bunk Moore Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet66 engine0
242668   Bud Parnell R.L. Baird'58 Plymouth57 axle0
252217   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Ford56 crash0
26 938   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'57 Ford50 rear end0
271288   Buddy Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet34 fuel tank0
28 511   Junior Johnson Paul Spaulding'59 Dodge11 overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Marvin Panch199
  Buck Baker10178
  Marvin Panch183013
  Buck Baker315727
  Bob Welborn5813376
  Jack Smith13420067