OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES 160

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

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $3,985

RACE

  • NUMBER: 43
  • NAME: Wilkes 160
  • DATE: 10-18-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Lee Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1959 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 74.829
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 1
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 160 160 Running 900
2 6 4 Rex White Chevrolet Rex White 0 0 0 160 0 Running 525
3 5 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 160 0 Running 375
4 8 49 Tom Pistone T-Bird Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 159 0 Running 275
5 18 11 Junior Johnson Dodge Paul Spaulding 0 0 0 159 0 Running 250
6 3 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Carolina Plating 0 0 0 159 0 Running 215
7 1 16 Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 158 0 Running 175
8 11 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Lynton Tyson 0 0 0 154 0 Running 150
9 15 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 0 0 154 0 Running 140
10 16 31 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 154 0 Running 130
11 7 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 0 0 154 0 Running 125
12 20 94 Bill Taylor Ford -- 0 0 0 153 0 Running 110
13 19 56 Bill Morton Ford Bill Morton 0 0 0 152 0 Running 100
14 21 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 147 0 Running 85
15 13 15 Speedy Thompson Ford Beau Morgan 0 0 0 147 0 Running 70
16 25 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 147 0 Running 60
17 17 26 Dick Blackwell Ford -- 0 0 0 144 0 Running 50
18 23 27 EJ Trivette Plymouth E.J. Trivette 0 0 0 136 0 Running 50
19 26 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 136 0 Running 50
20 22 32 Layman Utsman Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 111 0 Rear end 50
21 24 33 Bill Scott Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 97 0 Bearing 50
22 9 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 80 0 Engine 50
23 4 36 Tommy Irwin T-Bird Tommy Irwin 0 0 0 77 0 Oil pressure 0
24 12 46 Barney Shore Chevrolet Barney Shore 0 0 0 62 0 Oil pressure 0
25 10 38 Ned Jarrett Ford Ned Jarrett 0 0 0 55 0 Clutch 0
26 14 78 Jimmie Lewallen Ford -- 0 0 0 9 0 Piston 0