1959 Western North Carolina 500 NASCAR Grand National.jpgNASCAR Convertible Division.jpg
Held on August 16, 1959 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway in Weaverville, NC
500 L, 250 M, 402.5 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 4 49 Bob Welborn '59 Chevrolet 500 running
2 9 42 Lee Petty '59 Plymouth 497 running
3 5 47 Jack Smith '59 Chevrolet 493 running
4 6 77 Joe Lee Johnson '57 Chevrolet 489 running
5 1 4 Rex White '59 Chevrolet 489 running
6 12 76 Larry Frank '57 Chevrolet 486 running
7 19 6 Cotton Owens '59 T-Bird 484 running
8 11 88 Buck Baker '59 Chevrolet 484 running
9 27 12 Marvin Porter '58 Ford 480 running
10 3 72 Bobby Johns '57 Chevrolet 470 running
11 37 95 Bob Duell '59 Ford 466 running
12 31 34 G.C. Spencer '57 Chevrolet 463 fuel
13 29 64 Shep Langdon '58 Ford 457 running
14 13 5 Tiny Lund '57 Chevrolet 455 running
15 38 74 L.D. Austin '57 Chevrolet 454 running
16 26 32 George Green '57 Chevrolet 453 running
17 21 11 Ned Jarrett '57 Ford 452 running
18 36 27 Dominic Persicketti '57 Ford 444 running
19 28 192 George Alsobrook '57 Ford 425 running
20 30 20 Benny Rakestraw '57 Mercury 420 fuel
21 23 19 Herman Beam '57 Chevrolet 410 lr axle
22 18 9 Roy Tyner '57 Chevrolet 407 rr axle
23 8 10 Elmo Langley '59 Buick 379 rear end
24 25 22 Harlan Richardson '58 Ford 342 running
25 41 46 Whitey Norman '57 Chevrolet 339 running
26 22 43 Richard Petty '59 Plymouth 281 crash
27 24 16 Bud Crothers '57 Chevrolet 266 oil pressure
28 2 21 Glen Wood '58 Ford 254 driveshaft
29 17 40 Dave White '58 Chevrolet 216 lr axle
30 35 13 Earl Balmer '59 Chevrolet 202 engine
31 7 36 Tommy Irwin '59 T-Bird 187 engine
32 20 25 Gene White '57 Chevrolet 158 engine
33 34 86 Neil Castles '56 Ford 144 spindle
34 39 59 Tom Pistone '59 T-Bird 142 engine
35 10 93 Banjo Matthews '59 T-Bird 123 shocks
36 16 17 Fred Harb '57 Ford 83 engine
37 15 92 Speedy Thompson '59 T-Bird 75 rf hub
38 33 23 Bill Scott '57 Chevrolet 65 overheating
39 40 18 Freddie Fryar '57 Pontiac 53 pistons
40 14 41 Joe Weatherly '59 T-Bird 44 engine
41 32 31 Brownie King '57 Chevrolet 44 fan belt
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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