1959 Virginia 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on May 3, 1959 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, VA
500 L, 263 M, 423.5 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 24 42 Lee Petty '57 Oldsmobile 500 337 running
2 20 76 Johnny Beauchamp '57 Chevrolet 495 0 running
3 32 11 Junior Johnson '57 Ford 495 78 running
4 10 59 Tom Pistone '59 T-Bird 491 0 running
5 18 9 Roy Tyner '57 Chevrolet 491 0 running
6 34 49 Bob Welborn '57 Chevrolet 490 0 running
7 25 43 Richard Petty '57 Oldsmobile 490 0 running
8 31 41 Joe Weatherly '59 T-Bird 489 0 running
9 17 99 Shorty Rollins '58 Ford 486 0 running
10 3 6 Cotton Owens '58 Pontiac 484 0 running
11 19 21 Glen Wood '58 Ford 482 13 running
12 11 40 Dave White '58 Chevrolet 479 0 running
13 16 5 Tiny Lund '57 Chevrolet 478 0 running
14 29 29 Dick Freeman '59 Chevrolet 469 0 vapor lock
15 9 4 Rex White '59 Chevrolet 468 0 running
16 4 44 Ken Rush '57 Chevrolet 468 0 running
17 12 34 G.C. Spencer '57 Chevrolet 467 0 running
18 6 32 Brownie King '58 Chevrolet 466 0 running
19 14 1 Speedy Thompson '57 Chevrolet 464 0 bearing
20 7 19 Herman Beam '57 Chevrolet 462 0 running
21 33 17 Fred Harb '57 Mercury 461 0 running
22 35 3 Bunk Moore '58 Ford 460 0 running
23 5 64 Shep Langdon '58 Ford 453 0 running
24 8 74 L.D. Austin '57 Chevrolet 453 0 running
25 28 48 Fireball Roberts '59 Chevrolet 385 0 rear end
26 40 78 Jim Paschal '58 Ford 371 0 engine
27 21 81 Harvey Hege '57 Ford 339 0 crash
28 22 114 Fritz Wilson '59 T-Bird 333 0 fuel pump
29 1 72 Bobby Johns '57 Chevrolet 297 72 rear end
30 2 77 Joe Lee Johnson '57 Chevrolet 297 0 head gasket
31 37 79 Jerry Draper '57 Chevrolet 278 0 engine
32 15 36 Tommy Irwin '59 T-Bird 275 0 engine
33 30 88 Reds Kagle '57 Chevrolet 222 0 engine
34 27 96 Bobby Keck '57 Chevrolet 208 0 engine
35 13 33 George Green '57 Chevrolet 143 0 engine
36 26 97 Barney Shore '57 Chevrolet 76 0 oil pressure
37 36 7 Jim Reed '59 Chevrolet 47 0 vapor lock
38 38 55 Ben Benz '57 Chevrolet 40 0 brakes
39 23 87 Buck Baker '59 Chevrolet 31 0 transmission
40 29 46 Whitey Norman '57 Chevrolet 23 0 rr axle
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
Lead Changes: ?? among ?? drivers - not available