OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Buck Baker won the 1960 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.375 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $59,065

RACE

  • NUMBER: 35
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 09-05-1960
  • LAPS / MILES: 364 / 501
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 5 / 61

WINNER

  • NAME: Buck Baker
  • CAR MAKE: 1960 Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 105.901
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 14
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 47 Buck Baker Pontiac Boomershine 0 0 0 364 175 Running 19,900
2 7 4 Rex White Chevrolet Piedmont / Friendly 0 0 0 364 4 Running 9,780
3 3 44 Jim Paschal Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 362 0 Running 5,595
4 16 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 362 0 Running 3,125
5 20 11 Ned Jarrett Ford Courtesy 0 0 0 362 0 Running 2,000
6 8 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 361 106 Running 2,575
7 17 94 Banjo Matthews Ford Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 361 0 Running 1,255
8 21 73 Johnny Beauchamp Chevrolet Dale Swanson 0 0 0 358 0 Running 1,025
9 1 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac John Hines 0 0 0 353 53 Axle 2,175
10 34 23 Doug Yates Plymouth Raeford Johnson 0 0 0 353 0 Running 775
11 24 77 Marvin Panch Ford Billie Ridgeway 0 0 0 351 0 Running 700
12 26 70 Elmo Henderson Pontiac W.H. Watson 0 0 0 338 0 Running 600
13 39 38 Clem Proctor Ford Charlie Chapman 0 0 0 338 0 Running 500
14 36 1 Paul Lewis Chevrolet Faircloth 0 0 0 335 0 Engine 450
15 29 81 Shorty Rollins Ford Shorty Rollins 0 0 0 331 0 Running 500
16 35 60 Jim Whitman Dodge Dick Stanley 0 0 0 320 0 Engine 350
17 41 74 LD Austin Chevrolet L.D. Austin 0 0 0 310 0 Running 300
18 37 19 Herman Beam Ford Herman Beam 0 0 0 305 0 Running 250
19 32 45 Tiny Lund Oldsmobile Bill Gazaway 0 0 0 304 0 Crash 250
20 43 83 Curtis Crider Ford Curtis Crider 0 0 0 304 0 Running 250
21 4 12 Joe Weatherly Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 303 0 Crash 200
22 44 20 GC Spencer Ford Spook Crawford 0 0 0 301 0 Running 200
23 25 61 Jimmy Thompson T-Bird Doc White 0 0 0 278 0 Axle 200
24 6 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 277 9 Axle 510
25 45 10 TC Hunt Plymouth Fred Wheat 0 0 0 260 0 Crash 200
26 30 99 Wilbur Rakestraw Ford Talmadge Cochrane 0 0 0 217 0 Axle 200
27 22 67 David Pearson Chevrolet David Pearson 0 0 0 214 0 Axle 200
28 14 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 188 0 Engine 250
29 42 16 Steve McGrath Pontiac Happy Steigel 0 0 0 188 0 Engine 200
30 9 42 Lee Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 188 13 Crash 470
31 33 39 Herb Tillman Chevrolet Ralph Stark 0 0 0 180 0 Rear end 200
32 38 33 Reb Wickersham Oldsmobile Reb Wickersham 0 0 0 163 0 Axle 200
33 46 54 Jimmy Pardue Dodge Lowe's 0 0 0 143 0 Oil pressure 200
34 23 87 Buddy Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 136 0 Fuel pump 200
35 47 96 Gene White Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 134 0 Engine 200
36 28 7 Jim Reed Chevrolet Jim Reed 0 0 0 130 0 A frame 200
37 13 69 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Hanley Dawson 0 0 0 125 0 Engine 220
38 12 59 Tom Pistone Chevrolet Thor 0 0 0 115 0 Engine 230
39 19 90 Speedy Thompson Ford Junie Donlavey 0 0 0 110 0 Engine 250
40 5 5 Bobby Johns Pontiac Justus Pontiac 0 0 0 95 4 Crash 210
41 11 89 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Paul McDuffie 0 0 0 95 0 Withdrew 550
42 40 9 Roy Tyner Oldsmobile Roy Tyner 0 0 0 86 0 Crash 200
43 15 2 Possum Jones Chevrolet Tom Daniels 0 0 0 76 0 C pulley 200
44 31 79 Johnny Miller Ford Robert Ramey 0 0 0 26 0 Crash 200
45 87 92 Elmo Langley T-Bird Gerald Duke 0 0 0 25 0 Crash 220
46 27 64 Bunkie Blackburn Ford Spook Crawford 0 0 0 24 0 Crash 200
47 10 27 Junior Johnson Chevrolet Daytona Kennel 0 0 0 17 0 Engine 200
48 48 35 EJ Trivette Plymouth M.J. Black 0 0 0 1 0 Handling 200