OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1959-40

Lee Petty won the 1959 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1959-40 at Occoneechee Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Occoneechee Speedway
  • LOCATION: Hillsboro
  • LENGTH: 0.900 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,945

RACE

  • NUMBER: 40
  • NAME: 1959-40
  • DATE: 09-20-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 110 / 99
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Lee Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1959 Plymouth
  • AVG SPEED: 77.868
  • START POSITION: 7th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 7 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 110 21 Running 900
2 4 6 Cotton Owens T-Bird Thunder Chicken 0 0 0 109 0 Running 525
3 2 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 100 0 Axle 375
4 13 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Carolina Plating 0 0 0 100 0 Running 250
5 16 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 100 0 Running 250
6 18 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 99 0 Running 250
7 14 63 RL Combs Ford R.L. Combs 0 0 0 98 0 Running 175
8 15 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 95 0 Engine 150
9 19 23 Bill Scott Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 93 0 Overheating 140
10 6 59 Tom Pistone T-Bird Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 89 39 Spindle 130
11 11 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 0 0 85 0 Running 125
12 5 88 Buck Baker Chevrolet Lynton Tyson 0 0 0 82 0 Sway bar 110
13 9 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 69 0 Engine 100
14 10 32 George Green Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 68 0 Running 85
15 17 62 Buck Brigance Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 65 0 Running 70
16 1 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 0 0 48 50 Axle 60
17 8 15 Rex White Ford Beau Morgan 0 0 0 43 0 Axle hub 50
18 3 61 Speedy Thompson Pontiac W.H. Watson 0 0 0 29 0 A frame 50
19 12 38 Ned Jarrett Ford Ned Jarrett 0 0 0 18 0 Axle 50
20 20 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 12 0 Head gasket 50
21 21 27 EJ Trivette Plymouth E.J. Trivette 0 0 0 2 0 Transmission 50
22 22 11 Junior Johnson Dodge Paul Spaulding 0 0 0 108 0 Dq 0