OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

DAYTONA 500 QUALIFIER #1

Fireball Roberts won the 1960 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Daytona 500 Qualifier #1 at Daytona International Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Daytona International Speedway
  • LOCATION: Daytona
  • LENGTH: 2.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,625

RACE

  • NUMBER: 3
  • NAME: Daytona 500 Qualifier #1
  • DATE: 02-12-1960
  • LAPS / MILES: 40 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 2 / 5

WINNER

  • NAME: Fireball Roberts
  • CAR MAKE: 1960 Pontiac
  • AVG SPEED: 137.614
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 1
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 22 Fireball Roberts Pontiac John Hines 0 0 0 40 40 Running 1,000
2 1 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac Cotton Owens 0 0 0 40 0 Running 600
3 16 28 Fred Lorenzen Ford Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 40 0 Running 400
4 15 12 Joe Weatherly Ford Holman-Moody 0 0 0 40 0 Running 300
5 13 27 Junior Johnson Chevrolet Daytona Kennel 0 0 0 40 0 Running 275
6 24 69 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Hanley Dawson 0 0 0 40 0 Running 250
7 3 52 Bob Burdick Ford Roy Burdick 0 0 0 40 0 Running 200
8 17 85 Emanuel Zervakis Chevrolet Monroe Shook 0 0 0 39 0 Running 175
9 23 94 Speedy Thompson T-Bird Banjo Matthews 0 0 0 39 0 Running 150
10 5 43 Richard Petty Plymouth Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 39 0 Running 140
11 12 39 Herb Tillman Chevrolet Ralph Stark 0 0 0 39 0 Running 135
12 31 66 Dick Foley Chevrolet Dick Foley 0 0 0 39 0 Running 125
13 14 61 Joe Caspolich T-Bird Doc White 0 0 0 39 0 Running 115
14 29 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet G.C. Spencer 0 0 0 39 0 Running 100
15 6 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet Buck Baker 0 0 0 39 0 Running 85
16 19 63 Whitey Gerken Pontiac Frank Skinner 0 0 0 38 0 Running 75
17 20 67 David Pearson Chevrolet David Pearson 0 0 0 38 0 Running 50
18 22 35 Mel Larson Pontiac Sun City 0 0 0 38 0 Running 50
19 25 1 Brownie King Chevrolet Jess Potter 0 0 0 38 0 Running 50
20 36 88 Red Farmer Ford -- 0 0 0 38 0 Running 50
21 10 60 Jim Whitman Dodge Dick Stanley 0 0 0 38 0 Running 50
22 21 8 Dick Dixon Chevrolet Ray Boynton 0 0 0 37 0 Running 50
23 37 78 Roy Tyner Chevrolet E.C. Wilson 0 0 0 37 0 Running 50
24 34 50 Dick Freeman Ford Dick Freeman 0 0 0 36 0 Running 50
25 8 33 Reb Wickersham Oldsmobile Reb Wickersham 0 0 0 35 0 Running 0
26 27 98 Marvin Panch Ford Air Port Auto 0 0 0 34 0 Hood 0
27 4 77 Joe Lee Johnson Ford Billie Ridgeway 0 0 0 33 0 Tire 100
28 30 2 Dave Hirschfield Buick Lloyd Chick 0 0 0 29 0 Crash 0
29 26 45 Tiny Lund Oldsmobile Bill Gazaway 0 0 0 21 0 -- 0
30 18 76 Larry Frank Chevrolet Thor 0 0 0 13 0 Driveshaft 0
31 28 44 Bill Lutz Ford Bob Chapman 0 0 0 13 0 -- 0
32 7 13 Harold Smith Plymouth Damon Leonard 0 0 0 11 0 -- 0
33 11 24 Arnold Gardner Ford Harry Huhn 0 0 0 10 0 -- 0
34 35 18 Fritz Wilson Ford Fritz Wilson 0 0 0 9 0 Engine 0
35 9 79 Buzz McCann T-Bird Robert Ramey 0 0 0 8 0 -- 0
36 32 41 Gene White Ford George Sparks 0 0 0 0 0 Crash 0
37 33 36 Tommy Irwin T-Bird Tommy Irwin 0 0 0 0 0 Crash 0