OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

GWYN STALEY 160

Lee Petty won the 1959 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Gwyn Staley 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $3,835

RACE

  • NUMBER: 10
  • NAME: Gwyn Staley 160
  • DATE: 04-05-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 4 / 9

WINNER

  • NAME: Lee Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 71.985
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 43 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 160 53 Running 800
2 8 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 0 0 160 0 Running 525
3 7 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac W.H. Watson 0 0 0 159 0 Running 350
4 9 5 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Tiny Lund 0 0 0 159 0 Running 250
5 10 17 Fred Harb Mercury Fred Harb 0 0 0 154 0 Running 225
6 17 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 147 0 Running 200
7 20 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 147 0 Running 165
8 18 33 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 145 0 Running 150
9 3 99 Shorty Rollins Ford Shorty's 0 0 0 143 0 Running 140
10 15 81 Harvey Hege Ford Harvey Hege 0 0 0 142 0 Running 130
11 6 59 Curtis Turner T-Bird Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 141 19 Bent rod 125
12 12 45 Bobby Waddell Pontiac Bobby Waddell 0 0 0 136 0 Overheating 110
13 19 3 Don Angel Ford Don Angel 0 0 0 131 0 Rf lugs 100
14 14 27 Jimmy Pardue Plymouth Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 124 0 Rr axle 85
15 23 44 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 122 0 Running 70
16 13 40 Paul Walton Chevrolet Paul Walton 0 0 0 112 0 Piston 60
17 1 1 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Steve Pierce 0 0 0 88 88 Bearing 50
18 22 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 0 0 87 0 Engine 50
19 21 8 Whitey Norman Chevrolet Whitey Norman 0 0 0 60 0 Fuel line 50
20 2 21 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 35 0 Engine 50
21 16 88 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 23 0 Rear end 50
22 5 11 Junior Johnson Ford Paul Spaulding 0 0 0 19 0 Bearing 50
23 11 2 Jimmy Thompson Chevrolet Bruce Thompson 0 0 0 11 0 Engine 50