OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SWEEPSTAKES 500

Bob Welborn won the 1957 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Sweepstakes 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $15,350

RACE

  • NUMBER: 49
  • NAME: Sweepstakes 500
  • DATE: 10-06-1957
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 14

WINNER

  • NAME: Bob Welborn
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 63.025
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 500 435 Running 3,100
2 16 11 Jimmy Massey Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 500 7 Running 1,975
3 15 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 498 42 Running 1,425
4 27 44 Rex White Chevrolet Max Welborn 0 0 0 497 16 Running 1,150
5 4 12 Joe Weatherly Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 493 0 Running 850
6 33 97 Bill Amick Ford Bill Amick 0 0 0 491 0 Running 750
7 17 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 0 0 491 0 Running 650
8 10 48 Possum Jones Chevrolet Inalley Chevrolet 0 0 0 490 0 Running 500
9 12 38 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 489 0 Running 425
10 37 8 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Bishop Brothers 0 0 0 486 0 Running 450
11 35 10 Whitey Norman Ford Whitey Norman 0 0 0 485 0 Running 525
12 13 7 Fireball Roberts Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 482 0 Running 350
13 6 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 481 0 Running 300
14 8 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Lonnie Fish 0 0 0 480 0 Running 250
15 25 32 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 477 0 Running 225
16 9 22 Marvin Panch Ford Fireball Roberts 0 0 0 473 0 Running 210
17 38 41 TA Toomes Dodge T.A. Toomes 0 0 0 473 0 Running 200
18 23 26 Jim Paschal Ford Sam Rice 0 0 0 470 0 Running 190
19 1 45 Eddie Pagan Ford Eddie Pagan 0 0 0 461 0 Running 180
20 21 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 455 0 Running 170
21 36 28 Eddie Skinner Ford Eddie Skinner 0 0 0 453 0 Running 210
22 20 90 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 447 0 Axle 250
23 7 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 429 0 Running 125
24 5 62 Frankie Schneider Chevrolet Frankie Schneider 0 0 0 426 0 Running 100
25 28 4 Art Binkley Plymouth Art Binkley 0 0 0 424 0 Running 140
26 26 93 Ted Chamberlain Chevrolet Ted Chamberlain 0 0 0 421 0 Running 100
27 40 51 Roy Tyner Ford Roy Tyner 0 0 0 417 0 Running 100
28 11 46 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Speedy Thompson 0 0 0 416 0 Crash 50
29 14 75 Ken Rush Mercury Frank Hayworth 0 0 0 405 0 Running 50
30 30 5 Bill Champion Ford Bill Champion 0 0 0 399 0 Running 100
31 18 19 Dick Walters Plymouth Dick Walters 0 0 0 398 0 Running 50
32 22 3 Paul Goldsmith Ford Smokey Yunick 0 0 0 334 0 Crash 125
33 29 84 Banjo Matthews Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 334 0 Rear end 125
34 34 78 George Green Chevrolet Lonnie Fish 0 0 0 292 0 Running 100
35 19 64 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 242 0 Rear end 50
36 32 68 Neil Castles Ford Neil Castles 0 0 0 225 0 Coil 100
37 39 17 Billy Myers Mercury Fred Harb 0 0 0 160 0 Rear end 100
38 31 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Ray Nichels 0 0 0 144 0 Engine 100
39 3 40 Johnny Mackison Ford Camp Hill Special 0 0 0 133 0 Rear end 50
40 24 1A Bill Massey Ford Whitey Norman 0 0 0 86 0 Transmission 100