OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES COUNTY 160

Fireball Roberts won the 1957 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes County 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 9
  • NAME: Wilkes County 160
  • DATE: 04-07-1957
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 5

WINNER

  • NAME: Fireball Roberts
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 75.015
  • START POSITION: 1st
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 1 22 Fireball Roberts Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 160 160 Running 850
2 2 97 Paul Goldsmith Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 160 0 Running 625
3 9 12 Ralph Moody Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 160 0 Running 450
4 5 98 Marvin Panch Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 159 0 Running 350
5 3 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Hugh Babb 0 0 0 159 0 Running 310
6 10 99 Allen Adkins Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 158 0 Running 250
7 7 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 155 0 Running 200
8 15 55 Mel Larson Ford Mel Larson 0 0 0 154 0 Running 150
9 13 64 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 153 0 Running 100
10 17 32 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 150 0 Running 100
11 11 431 Tiny Lund Dodge C.M. Julian 0 0 0 148 0 Running 100
12 16 100 Bill Morton Chevrolet Bill Morton 0 0 0 145 0 Running 100
13 18 34 Dick Beaty Ford Dick Beaty 0 0 0 142 0 Running 100
14 19 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 140 0 Running 100
15 20 94 Clarence DeZalia Ford Clarence DeZalia 0 0 0 132 0 Running 100
16 4 46 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Hugh Babb 0 0 0 130 0 A frame 100
17 12 14 Billy Myers Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 119 0 Fan 100
18 6 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Hugh Babb 0 0 0 52 0 Piston 100
19 14 188 Ralph Earnhardt Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 36 0 Rear end 50
20 8 17 Jim Paschal Mercury Bill Stroppe 0 0 0 34 0 Piston 50