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1959 NASCAR Grand National Series results

1959 season standings

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RaceDateTrackStartersLapsWinnerPoleQualifying SpeedLed MostPoints LeaderAverage Speed (mph)Lead ChangesLeadersCautionsCaution LapsLead Lap Cars
111/09/58Fayetteville25150Bob WelbornBob Welborn61.985Bob WelbornBob Welborn56.00122N/AN/A3
202/20/59Daytona3840Bob WelbornFireball Roberts140.580Bob WelbornBob Welborn143.198105004
302/22/59Daytona59200Lee PettyBob Welborn140.120Jack SmithLee Petty135.521337002
403/01/59Hillsborough22110Curtis TurnerCurtis Turner87.544Curtis TurnerLee Petty81.612732N/A2
503/08/59Concord19200Curtis TurnerBuck Baker66.420Curtis TurnerLee Petty59.239232N/A1
603/22/59Lakewood21100Johnny BeauchampBuck Baker77.888Johnny BeauchampLee Petty75.17212N/AN/A1
703/29/59Wilson24200Junior JohnsonKen RushCurtis TurnerLee Petty50.30045N/AN/A2
803/30/59Bowman-Gray24200Jim ReedRex White46.296Jim ReedLee Petty43.562N/AN/AN/AN/A3
904/04/59Columbia21200Jack SmithJack Smith60.730Jack SmithLee Petty57.343N/AN/AN/AN/A2
1004/05/59North Wilkesboro23160Lee PettySpeedy Thompson85.746Speedy ThompsonLee Petty71.98523492
1104/26/59Reading25200Junior JohnsonLee PettyN/ALee PettyLee Petty53.011N/AN/A1121
1205/02/59Hickory21250Junior JohnsonJunior Johnson68.900Speedy ThompsonLee Petty62.165544N/A1
1305/03/59Martinsville40500Lee PettyBobby Johns66.030Lee PettyLee Petty59.512443N/A1
1405/17/59Trenton18150Tom PistoneBob Burdick88.950Cotton OwensLee Petty87.35044N/AN/A2
1505/22/59Charlotte (.5 mi. dirt)25200Lee PettyBob Welborn57.950Joe WeatherlyLee Petty55.300443124
1605/24/59Nashville12200Rex WhiteRex White70.890Tommy IrwinLee Petty71.00654002
1705/30/59Ascot33487Parnelli JonesJim Reed53.590Parnelli JonesLee Petty50.982N/AN/AN/AN/A2
1806/05/59Spartanburg20200Jack SmithCotton Owens63.180Jack SmithLee Petty55.547N/AN/AN/AN/A1
1906/13/59Greenville-Pickens25200Junior JohnsonJack Smith65.838Junior JohnsonLee Petty51.480N/AN/AN/AN/A1
2006/14/59Lakewood40150Lee PettyJ.C. HendrixLee PettyLee Petty58.499N/AN/AN/AN/A4
2106/18/59Columbia20200Lee PettyBob Burdick64.865Buck BakerLee Petty58.72655N/AN/A3
2206/20/59Wilson25200Junior JohnsonNed JarrettJunior JohnsonLee Petty58.065N/AN/AN/AN/A2
2306/21/59Richmond22200Tom PistoneBuck Baker66.420Tom PistoneLee Petty56.881N/AN/AN/AN/A3
2406/27/59Bowman-Gray24200Rex WhiteLee Petty47.071Rex WhiteLee Petty41.22812N/AN/A2
2506/28/59Asheville-Weaverville20200Rex WhiteGlen Wood76.820Rex WhiteLee Petty72.934N/AN/AN/AN/A2
2607/04/59Daytona37100Fireball RobertsFireball Roberts144.997Fireball RobertsLee Petty140.58174002
2707/21/59Pittsburgh22200Jim ReedDon Bailey47.970Rex WhiteLee Petty45.00034142
2807/26/59Charlotte (.5 mi. dirt)35200Jack SmithBuck Baker63.070Jack SmithLee Petty49.553N/AN/A9225
2908/01/59Myrtle Beach27200Ned JarrettBob Welborn66.470Ned JarrettLee Petty52.941N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3008/02/59Charlotte (.5 mi. dirt)29200Ned JarrettBob Welborn62.540Ned JarrettLee Petty52.794N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3108/09/59Nashville30300Joe Lee JohnsonRex White74.044Joe Lee JohnsonLee Petty63.343N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3208/16/59Asheville-Weaverville41500Bob WelbornRex White77.687Bob WelbornLee Petty71.833N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3308/21/59Bowman-Gray24200Rex WhiteRex White47.443Rex WhiteLee Petty44.085012N/A2
3408/22/59Greenville-Pickens19200Buck BakerLee Petty63.313Lee PettyLee Petty58.055N/AN/AN/AN/A3
3508/29/59Columbia13200Lee PettyNed JarrettLee PettyLee Petty48.264N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3609/07/59Darlington50364Jim ReedFireball Roberts123.734Jim ReedLee Petty111.8361182121
3709/11/59Hickory14250Lee PettyR.L. CombsLee PettyLee Petty63.380N/AN/AN/AN/A1
3809/13/59Richmond16200Cotton OwensCotton Owens62.674Cotton OwensLee Petty60.382N/AN/AN/AN/A2
3909/13/59Sacramento26100Eddie GrayBill JarlickEddie GrayLee Petty54.753N/AN/AN/AN/A4
4009/20/59Hillsborough22110Lee PettyJack Smith85.533Jack SmithLee Petty77.86823N/AN/A1
4109/27/59Martinsville47500Rex WhiteGlen Wood69.471Rex WhiteLee Petty60.500657N/A2
4210/11/59Asheville-Weaverville29200Lee PettyTommy Irwin78.568Lee PettyLee Petty76.433N/AN/AN/AN/A2
4310/18/59North Wilkesboro26160Lee PettyGlen Wood86.806Lee PettyLee Petty74.829123N/A3
4410/25/59Concord34300Jack SmithFred HarbJack SmithLee Petty54.005232N/A1