1959 Daytona 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpgNASCAR Convertible Division.jpg
Held on February 22, 1959 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
200 L, 500 M, 804.6 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Note: 1959 NASCAR Grand National drivers denoted in white rows, 1959 NASCAR Convertible Division in gold.
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 15 42 Lee Petty 1959 Oldsmobile 200 38 running
2 21 73 Johnny Beauchamp 1959 Ford Thunderbird 200 30 running
3 17 18 Charley Griffith 1957 Pontiac 199 0 running
4 11 6 Cotton Owens 1958 Pontiac 199 0 running
5 7 48 Joe Weatherly 1959 Chevrolet 199 6 running
6 39 7 Jim Reed 1959 Chevrolet 196 0 running
7 41 47 Jack Smith 1959 Chevrolet 196 57 running
8 5 59 Tom Pistone 1959 Ford Thunderbird 195 39 running
9 42 15 Tim Flock 1959 Ford Thunderbird 193 0 running
10 31 1 Speedy Thompson 1957 Chevrolet 193 0 running
11 59 8 Johnny Allen 1957 Chevrolet 192 0 running
12 35 38 Raul Cilloniz 1959 Ford Thunderbird 192 0 running
13 43 41 Curtis Turner 1959 Ford Thunderbird 189 0 running
14 33 11 Junior Johnson 1957 Ford 189 0 running
15 25 29 Dick Freeman 1959 Chevrolet 188 0 running
16 16 77 Joe Lee Johnson 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 187 0 running
17 4 98 Marvin Panch 1958 Ford Convertible 185 0 running
18 10 25 Gene White 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 185 0 running
19 57 9 Roy Tyner 1957 Chevrolet 184 0 running
20 18 2 Jimmy Thompson 1957 Chevrolet 182 0 running
21 49 19 Herman Beam 1957 Chevrolet 182 0 running
22 14 92 Wilbur Rakestraw 1957 Ford Convertible 181 0 running
23 53 16 Jim McGuirk 1959 Pontiac 181 0 running
24 12 76 Larry Frank 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 178 0 running
25 48 10 Elmo Langley 1957 Ford 175 0 running
26 19 4 Rex White 1959 Chevrolet 174 0 engine
27 30 55 Ben Benz 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 169 0 running
28 27 71 Dick Joslin 1957 Dodge 167 0 piston
29 24 14 Ken Rush 1957 Mercury Convertible 163 0 engine
30 55 80 Bob Rose 1957 Chevrolet 162 0 running
31 50 69 Harold Smith 1959 Studebaker 159 0 running
32 44 66 Dick Foley 1959 Chevrolet 157 0 running
33 28 32 Brownie King 1958 Chevrolet Convertible 152 0 engine
34 8 21 Glen Wood 1958 Ford Convertible 149 0 clutch
35 47 83 Bob Pronger 1958 Ford 143 0 running
36 26 39 Billy Carden 1957 Mercury Convertible 140 0 running
37 23 81 Bernie Hentges 1959 DeSoto 138 0 engine
38 2 99 Shorty Rollins 1958 Ford Convertible 115 0 engine
39 22 82 Joe Eubanks 1958 Ford Convertible 95 0 transmission
40 13 88 Tiny Lund 1959 Chevrolet 92 0 timing
41 1 49 Bob Welborn 1959 Chevrolet 75 9 engine
42 54 87 Buck Baker 1959 Chevrolet 75 0 timing
43 37 53 Ken Johnson 1957 Ford 67 0 push rod
44 58 74 L.D. Austin 1957 Chevrolet 65 0 generator
45 46 3 Fireball Roberts 1959 Pontiac 56 21 fuel pump
46 40 45 Paul Bass 1958 Ford Edsel Convertible 52 0 engine
47 29 72A Bobby Johns 1957 Chevrolet 46 0 overheating
48 9 37 Eduardo Dibos 1959 Ford Thunderbird 44 0 suspension
49 36 50 Gober Sosebee 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 44 0 transmission
50 20 89 Bob Said 1958 Chevrolet Convertible 42 0 transmission
51 51 95 Bob Duell 1959 Ford 38 0 distributor
52 32 36 Pete Kelly 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 34 0 engine
53 45 24 Bob Potter 1959 Chevrolet 33 0 timing
54 52 86 Carl Tyler 1957 Ford 29 0 overheating
55 34 33 George Green 1957 Chevrolet Convertible 21 0 engine
56 3 64 Fritz Wilson 1959 Ford Thunderbird 15 0 piston
57 6 43 Richard Petty 1957 Oldsmobile Convertible 8 0 engine
58 38 79 Larry Odo 1957 Ford Convertible 3 0 engine
59 56 75 Ken Marriott 1958 Ford Convertible 1 0 engine
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: ???
Fast Qualifier:
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available