OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

HICKORY 250

Junior Johnson won the 1959 NASCAR Grand National Series Hickory 250 at Hickory Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Hickory Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hickory
  • LENGTH: 0.400 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,735

RACE

  • NUMBER: 12
  • NAME: Hickory 250
  • DATE: 05-02-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 250 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Junior Johnson
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 62.165
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 5
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 1 11 Junior Johnson Ford Paul Spaulding 0 250 38 Running 800
2 7 41 Joe Weatherly T-Bird Delta Auto Sales 0 248 50 Running 525
3 2 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 247 0 Running 350
4 3 40 Ken Rush Chevrolet Paul Walton 0 246 0 Running 250
5 11 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac W.H. Watson 0 246 0 Running 225
6 17 1 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Steve Pierce 0 237 138 Oil pressure 200
7 9 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 237 0 Running 165
8 16 74 L.D. Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 221 0 Running 150
9 8 38 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet Ned Jarrett 0 220 0 Running 140
10 20 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 214 0 Running 130
11 15 81 Harvey Hege Ford Harvey Hege 0 209 0 Running 125
12 12 22 Harlan Richardson Ford Harlan Richardson 0 193 0 Engine 110
13 6 7 Jim Reed Ford Jim Reed 0 182 0 Rr axle 100
14 4 34 G.C. Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 179 0 Transmission 85
15 18 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 167 24 Oil pressure 70
16 14 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 133 0 Fan 60
17 19 39 Buck Brigance Chevrolet -- 0 125 0 Battery cable 50
18 10 45 Bobby Waddell Pontiac Bobby Waddell 0 81 0 Piston 50
19 13 27 Jimmy Pardue Plymouth Jimmy Pardue 0 73 0 Rf hub 50
20 21 0 Bunk Moore Chevrolet Richard Riley 0 28 0 Engine 50
21 5 5 Rex White Chevrolet Tiny Lund 0 27 0 Transmission 50