OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

OLD DOMINION 500

Rex White won the 1959 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Old Dominion 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $15,925

RACE

  • NUMBER: 41
  • NAME: Old Dominion 500
  • DATE: 09-27-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 500 / 250
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 7 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Rex White
  • CAR MAKE: 1959 Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 60.500
  • START POSITION: 14th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 6
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 14 4 Rex White Chevrolet Rex White 0 500 202 Running 3,250
2 1 16 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 500 85 Running 1,975
3 24 7 Jim Reed Chevrolet Jim Reed 0 497 87 Running 1,425
4 2 36 Tommy Irwin T-Bird Tommy Irwin 0 497 0 Running 1,175
5 16 22 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Ogden-Ridgeway 0 497 0 Running 900
6 7 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Carolina Plating 0 496 39 Running 750
7 4 59 Tom Pistone T-Bird Rupert Safety Belt 0 492 0 Running 675
8 5 77 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Honest Charley 0 490 0 Running 600
9 15 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 490 0 Running 500
10 6 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 488 87 Running 575
11 26 75 John Dodd Sr Ford John Dodd, Sr. 0 488 0 Running 375
12 39 38 Ned Jarrett Ford Ned Jarrett 0 484 0 Running 275
13 27 41 Ken Rush Chevrolet -- 0 476 0 Running 250
14 32 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Lynton Tyson 0 476 0 Running 225
15 3 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 470 0 Running 275
16 19 32 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 469 0 Running 200
17 37 15 LD Austin Ford Beau Morgan 0 469 0 Running 180
18 36 18 Jerry Smith Pontiac Red Bank 0 466 0 Running 165
19 12 20 Tiny Lund Ford Spook Crawford 0 451 0 Running 155
20 4 5 Bunk Moore Chevrolet Tiny Lund 0 451 0 Running 150
21 42 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 447 0 Running 130
22 21 14 Bill Taylor Ford Manley Britt 0 439 0 Engine 125
23 17 31 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 434 0 Engine 110
24 8 72 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Shorty Johns 0 431 0 Running 100
25 28 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 425 0 Running 85
26 29 45 Aubrey Boles Plymouth Aubrey Boles 0 405 0 Running 75
27 23 63 RL Combs Ford R.L. Combs 0 404 0 Running 75
28 9 2 Jimmy Thompson Chevrolet Bruce Thompson 0 318 0 Running 75
29 22 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 305 0 Rear end 75
30 30 88 Fireball Roberts Chevrolet Lynton Tyson 0 303 0 Rear end 75
31 25 86 Erwin Carpenter Ford Neil Castles 0 299 0 Crash 75
32 31 27 EJ Trivette Plymouth E.J. Trivette 0 293 0 Radiator 75
33 10 6 Cotton Owens T-Bird Thunder Chicken 0 279 0 Rear end 75
34 34 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 263 0 Transmission 75
35 35 46 Whitey Norman Chevrolet Whitey Norman 0 259 0 Axle 75
36 41 62 Buck Brigance Chevrolet -- 0 229 0 Rear end 75
37 13 25 Gene White Chevrolet Gene White 0 224 0 Engine 75
38 18 98 Marvin Panch Ford Tom Vernon 0 224 0 Fuel pump 75
39 20 93 Banjo Matthews T-Bird Power Products 0 216 0 Rear end 75
40 11 10 Elmo Langley Buick Ratus Walters 0 180 0 Clutch 75
41 33 40 Joe Halton Chevrolet -- 0 157 0 Engine 25
42 43 55 Ben Benz Chevrolet Bernard Friedland 0 151 0 Clutch 25
43 44 33 Bill Scott Chevrolet -- 0 151 0 Clutch 25
44 47 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 76 0 Engine 25
45 46 58 Johnny Beauchamp Chevrolet -- 0 50 0 Steering 25
46 48 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 37 0 Engine 25
47 38 78 Jimmie Lewallen Ford -- 0 2 0 Crash 25