1959 Music City 200

Nashville Speedway USA

May 24, 1959

Finish Start No. Name Make Laps Lead Status
1 1 4 Rex White Chevy 200 40 running
2 7 11 Junior Johnson Ford 200 12 running
3 3 36 Tommy Irwin T-Bird 199 111 running
4 5 87 Buck Baker Chevy 198 0 running
5 4 77 Joe Lee Johnson Chevy 198 0 running
6 2 42 Lee Petty Plymouth 196 37 running
7 8 18 Charley Griffith Pontiac 193 0 running
8 6 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac 192 0 running
9 9 73 Bob Burdick T-Bird 191 0 running
10 11 19 Herman Beam Chevy 179 0 running
11 10 34 G.C. Spencer Chevy 171 0 running
12 12 13 Tommy Thompson Chevy 160 0 running

Points

Since points are unknown following the race, these are the year end points positions and where those drivers finished. DNR = Did Not Run

1) Lee Petty (6th)

2) Cotton Owens (8th)

3) Speedy Thompson (DNR)

4) Herman Beam (10th)

5) Buck Baker (4th)

6) Tom Pistone (DNR)

7) L.D. Austin (DNR)

8) Jack Smith (DNR)

9) Jim Reed (DNR)

10) Rex White (1st)