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1959 Western North Carolina 500

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NASCAR Grand National race number 32 of 44
Sunday, August 16, 1959 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway, Weaverville, NC
500 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:49
Average speed: 71.633 mph
Pole speed: 77.687 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1959 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1959 standings

1 449   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'59 Chevrolet5003200running
2 942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth4972025running
3 547   Jack Smith Jack Smith'59 Chevrolet4931325running
4 677   Joe Lee Johnson Honest Charley   (Joe Lee Johnson)'57 Chevrolet489975running
5 14   Rex White Rex White'59 Chevrolet489800running
61276   Larry Frank Carolina Plating   (Larry Frank)'57 Chevrolet486700running
7196   Cotton Owens W.H. Watson'59 T-Bird484625running
81188   Buck Baker Lynton Tyson'59 Chevrolet484575running
92712   Marvin Porter Marvin Porter'58 Ford480455running
10 372   Bobby Johns Shorty Johns'57 Chevrolet470425running
113795   Bob Duell Julian Buesink'59 Ford466400running
123134   G.C. Spencer G.C. Spencer'57 Chevrolet463375fuel
132964   Shep Langdon Shep Langdon'58 Ford457325running
14135   Tiny Lund Tiny Lund'57 Chevrolet455275running
153874   L.D. Austin L.D. Austin'57 Chevrolet454250running
162632   George Green Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet453250running
172111   Ned Jarrett Ned Jarrett'57 Ford452250running
183627   Dominic Persicketti Dominic Persicketti'57 Ford444225running
1928192   George Alsobrook Joe Jones'57 Ford425225running
203020   Bennie Rakestraw Spook Crawford'57 Mercury420220fuel
212319   Herman Beam Herman Beam'57 Chevrolet410210lr axle
22189   Roy Tyner Roy Tyner'57 Chevrolet407200rr axle
23 810   Elmo Langley Ratus Walters'59 Buick379175rear end
242522   Harlan Richardson Harlan Richardson'58 Ford342150running
254146   Whitey Norman Whitey Norman'57 Chevrolet339140running
262243   Richard Petty Petty Enterprises'59 Plymouth281100crash
272416   Bud Crothers Bud Crothers'57 Chevrolet266100oil pressure
28 221   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'58 Ford254100driveshaft
291740   Dave White Dave White'58 Chevrolet216100lr axle
303513   Earl Balmer Tommy Thompson'59 Chevrolet202100engine
31 736   Tommy Irwin Tommy Irwin'59 T-Bird187 engine
322025   Gene White Gene White'57 Chevrolet158 engine
333486   Neil Castles Neil Castles'56 Ford144 spindle
343959   Tom Pistone Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'59 T-Bird142 engine
351093   Banjo Matthews T-Bird Power Products   (Banjo Matthews)'59 T-Bird123 shocks
361617   Fred Harb Fred Harb'57 Ford83 engine
371592   Speedy Thompson Gerald Duke'59 T-Bird75 rf hub
383323   Bill Scott '57 Chevrolet65 overheating
394018   Freddy Fryar Red Bank   (Charley Griffith)'57 Pontiac53 pistons
401441   Joe Weatherly Delta Auto Sales   (Doc White)'59 T-Bird44 engine
413231   Brownie King Jess Potter'57 Chevrolet44 fan belt