1959 Southern 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on September 7, 1959 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, SC
364 L, 497.224 M, 800.072 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 14 7 Jim Reed '57 Chevrolet 364 152 running
2 5 73 Bob Burdick '59 T-Bird 362 25 running
3 22 72 Bobby Johns '57 Chevrolet 362 57 running
4 6 43 Richard Petty '59 Plymouth 361 7 running
5 16 36 Tommy Irwin '59 T-Bird 358 0 running
6 23 88 Jim Paschal '59 Chevrolet 356 0 running
7 1 3 Fireball Roberts '59 Pontiac 354 42 running
8 20 76 Larry Frank '57 Chevrolet 350 0 running
9 15 87 Buck Baker '59 Chevrolet 347 0 running
10 18 41 Jimmy Thompson '59 T-Bird 346 0 running
11 28 64 Shep Langdon '58 Ford 345 0 running
12 25 27 Bill Champion '57 Ford 343 0 running
13 12 2 Joe Caspolich '59 Oldsmobile 342 0 running
14 3 22 Speedy Thompson '59 Chevrolet 333 2 spring
15 29 16 Charlie Cregar '59 Pontiac 331 0 running
16 34 19 Herman Beam '57 Chevrolet 328 0 running
17 4 4 Rex White '59 Chevrolet 326 0 driveshaft
18 39 66 L.D. Austin '57 Ford 326 0 running
19 19 6 Cotton Owens '59 T-Bird 320 24 running
20 9 42 Lee Petty '59 Plymouth 319 0 running
21 32 56 Bud Crothers '57 Chevrolet 318 0 running
22 47 35 Al White '58 Ford 286 0 running
23 31 34 G.C. Spencer '57 Chevrolet 272 0 battery
24 30 13 Earl Balmer '59 Chevrolet 234 0 piston
25 27 26 Dick Blackwell '57 Ford 225 0 crash
26 24 20 Tiny Lund '58 Ford 221 0 clutch
27 33 30 Cale Yarborough '58 Ford 219 0 tires
28 10 47 Jack Smith '59 Chevrolet 218 0 axle
29 21 98 Marvin Panch '59 Ford 194 0 camshaft
30 50 55 Johnny Patterson '57 Chevrolet 180 0 axle
31 7 93 Banjo Matthews '59 T-Bird 178 55 crash
32 46 32 George Green '58 Chevrolet 175 0 engine
33 35 9 Roy Tyner '57 Chevrolet 166 0 timing
34 38 5 Bob Duell '59 Ford 151 0 pistons
35 11 49 Bob Welborn '59 Chevrolet 130 0 crash
36 17 59 Tom Pistone '59 T-Bird 119 0 engine
37 41 91 Neil Castles '57 Ford 92 0 running
38 13 92 Possum Jones '59 T-Bird 74 0 brakes
39 43 83 Lennie Page '57 Ford 71 0 engine
40 40 95 Buddy Baker '59 Ford 64 0 engine
41 42 23 Bob Perry '59 Plymouth 63 0 engine
42 49 44 Joe Lee Johnson '59 Chevrolet 58 0 transmission
43 8 12 Joe Weatherly '59 T-Bird 54 0 oil pressure
44 36 71 Dick Joslin '57 Dodge 46 0 head gasket
45 2 10 Elmo Langley '59 Buick 41 0 engine
46 26 61 Joe Eubanks '58 Pontiac 26 0 pistons
47 48 15 Marvin Porter '57 Ford 19 0 head gasket
48 45 82 Elmo Henderson '58 Ford 16 0 engine
49 44 86 Larry Flynn '58 Ford 11 0 rear end
50 37 14 Carl Burris '57 Ford 2 0 engine
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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