OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA 500

Fireball Roberts won the 1958 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Western North Carolina 500 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Asheville-Weaverville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Weaverville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $14,350

RACE

  • NUMBER: 38
  • NAME: Western North Carolina 500
  • DATE: 08-17-1958
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Fireball Roberts
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 66.780
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 0
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 22 Fireball Roberts Chevrolet Frank Strickland 0 0 0 500 1 Running 2,650
2 8 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 499 0 Running 1,800
3 3 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 497 0 Running 1,250
4 7 46 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Speedy Thompson 0 0 0 494 0 Running 925
5 15 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 493 0 Running 775
6 12 44 Ken Rush Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 491 0 Running 700
7 11 7 Jim Reed Ford Jim Reed 0 0 0 489 0 Running 625
8 14 2 Joe Weatherly Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 489 0 Running 575
9 10 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Larry Frank 0 0 0 484 0 Running 455
10 17 16 Tommy Irwin Ford Tommy Irwin 0 0 0 479 0 Running 425
11 18 37 Tiny Lund Ford Don Angel 0 0 0 477 0 Running 400
12 20 66 Roy Tyner Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 462 0 Running 375
13 26 32 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 456 0 Running 325
14 27 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 451 0 Running 275
15 6 56 Bill Morton Ford James Lowery 0 0 0 447 0 Running 250
16 22 97 Barney Shore Chevrolet Barney Shore 0 0 0 444 0 Running 250
17 37 711 Bill Poor Chevrolet Bill Poor 0 0 0 444 0 Running 250
18 23 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 437 0 Running 225
19 24 81 Shep Langdon Ford Harvey Hege 0 0 0 431 0 Running 225
20 25 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 419 0 Running 220
21 31 24 Jimmie Lewallen Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 389 0 Oil leak 210
22 39 12 Benny Rakestraw Mercury Talmadge Cochrane 0 0 0 372 0 Oil pressure 200
23 38 17 Fred Harb Mercury Fred Harb 0 0 0 369 0 Engine 175
24 4 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 354 0 Timing 150
25 28 86 Neil Castles Ford Neil Castles 0 0 0 324 0 Crash 140
26 29 70 Jim Parsley Chevrolet Jim Parsley 0 0 0 249 0 Crash 100
27 32 41 Whitey Norman Chevrolet Whitey Norman 0 0 0 194 0 Spindle 100
28 19 36 Tootle Estes Ford Tootle Estes 0 0 0 181 0 Steering 100
29 35 5 Lloyd Dane Ford Lloyd Dane 0 0 0 181 0 Crash 100
30 1 55 Jimmy Massey Pontiac Brushy Mountain Motors 0 0 0 181 0 Crash 100
31 13 99 Jack Smith Ford Shorty Rollins 0 0 0 171 0 Rear end 0
32 36 10 Harry Leake Ford -- 0 0 0 154 0 Engine 0
33 21 25 Billy Carden Chevrolet Gene White 0 0 0 141 0 Bearing 0
34 16 14 George Dunn Mercury Manley Britt 0 0 0 129 0 Steering 0
35 34 71 Marvin Porter Ford Marvin Porter 0 0 0 113 0 Generator 0
36 9 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Jim Stephens 0 0 0 59 0 Engine 0
37 5 11 Rex White Chevrolet Rex White 0 0 0 46 0 Engine 0
38 33 33 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 33 0 Crank 0