OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1959-15

Lee Petty won the 1959 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1959-15 at Southern States Fairgrounds.

TRACK

  • NAME: Southern States Fairgrounds
  • LOCATION: Charlotte
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,785

RACE

  • NUMBER: 15
  • NAME: 1959-15
  • DATE: 05-22-1959
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 12

WINNER

  • NAME: Lee Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1957 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 55.300
  • START POSITION: 4th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 4
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 4 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 200 58 Running 800
2 3 5 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Tiny Lund 0 0 0 200 0 Running 525
3 9 82 Cotton Owens Ford Don Every 0 0 0 200 0 Running 350
4 7 2 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Bruce Thompson 0 0 0 200 0 Running 250
5 6 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 199 58 Running 225
6 18 1 Richard Riley Chevrolet Richard Riley 0 0 0 198 0 Running 200
7 10 79 Jerry Draper Chevrolet Jerry Draper 0 0 0 197 0 Running 165
8 1 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 196 7 Running 150
9 16 17 Fred Harb Ford Fred Harb 0 0 0 194 0 Running 140
10 13 47 Jack Smith Chevrolet Jack Smith 0 0 0 193 0 Running 130
11 8 38 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet Ned Jarrett 0 0 0 189 0 Running 125
12 22 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 171 0 Rear end 110
13 23 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 163 0 Running 100
14 19 62 Buck Brigance Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 159 0 Running 85
15 21 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet Herman Beam 0 0 0 146 0 Running 70
16 2 41 Joe Weatherly T-Bird Delta Auto Sales 0 0 0 142 77 Rear end 60
17 20 9 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Roy Tyner 0 0 0 129 0 Engine 50
18 14 11 Junior Johnson Ford Paul Spaulding 0 0 0 122 0 Rr axle 50
19 11 43 Richard Petty Oldsmobile Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 108 0 Engine 50
20 15 21 Larry Frank Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 90 0 Axle 50
21 25 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet Bobby Keck 0 0 0 82 0 Engine 50
22 17 64 Shep Langdon Ford Shep Langdon 0 0 0 55 0 Rr axle 50
23 12 45 Bobby Waddell Pontiac Bobby Waddell 0 0 0 47 0 Piston 0
24 5 99 Fritz Wilson Ford Shorty Rollins 0 0 0 17 0 Radiator 0
25 24 80 Cliff Timberman Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 2 0 Engine 0