NASCAR in the 1959 season. Full information

List of races and tracks in the 1959 season

Race Winner Track Race Start
Fayetteville NASCAR 1958 Fayetteville NASCAR Bob Welborn
Chevrolet ? 1959, #46
Fayetteville 9th November 1958
Daytona NASCAR 1959 Daytona NASCAR Race 1 Bob Welborn
Chevrolet ? 1959, #49
Daytona 20th February 1959
Daytona 500 1959 Daytona 500 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42
Daytona 22nd February 1959
Hillsborough NASCAR 1959 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 1 Curtis Turner
Ford ? 1959, #41
Occoneechee Speedway 1st March 1959
Concord NASCAR 1959 Concord NASCAR Race 1 Curtis Turner
Ford ? 1959, #41
Concord 8th March 1959
Atlanta NASCAR 1959 Atlanta NASCAR Race 1 Johnny Beauchamp
Ford Thunderbird, #73
Lakewood Park 22nd March 1959
Wilson County NASCAR 1959 Wilson County NASCAR Race 1 Junior Johnson
Ford Fairline, #11
Wilson County 29th March 1959
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1959 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 1 Jim Reed
Ford ? 1959, #7
Winston-Salem 30th March 1959
Columbia NASCAR 1959 Columbia NASCAR Race 1 Jack Smith
Chevrolet ? 1959, #47
Columbia Speedway 4th April 1959
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1959 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 1 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #43
North Wilkesboro 5th April 1959
Reading NASCAR 1959 Reading NASCAR Junior Johnson
Ford Fairline, #11
Reading 26th April 1959
Hickory NASCAR 1959 Hickory NASCAR Race 1 Junior Johnson
Ford Fairline, #11
Hickory Speedway 2nd May 1959
Martinsville NASCAR 1959 Martinsville NASCAR Race 1 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42
Martinsville 3rd May 1959
Trenton NASCAR 1959 Trenton NASCAR Tom Pistone
Ford Thunderbird, #59
Trenton 17th May 1959
Charlotte NASCAR 1959 Charlotte NASCAR Race 1 Lee Petty
Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42
Southern States 22nd May 1959
Nashville NASCAR 1959 Nashville NASCAR Race 1 Rex White
Chevrolet ? 1959, #4
Nashville Fairgrounds 24th May 1959
Los Angeles NASCAR 1959 Los Angeles NASCAR Parnelli Jones
Ford ? 1959, #97
Los Angeles 30th May 1959
Spartanburg NASCAR 1959 Spartanburg NASCAR Jack Smith
Chevrolet ? 1959, #47
Piedmont Interstate 5th June 1959
Greenville NASCAR 1959 Greenville NASCAR Race 1 Junior Johnson
Ford Fairline, #11
Greenville-Pickens 13th June 1959
Atlanta NASCAR 1959 Atlanta NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Lakewood Park 14th June 1959
Columbia NASCAR 1959 Columbia NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Columbia Speedway 18th June 1959
Wilson County NASCAR 1959 Wilson County NASCAR Race 2 Junior Johnson
Ford Fairline, #11
Wilson County 20th June 1959
Richmond NASCAR 1959 Richmond NASCAR Race 1 Tom Pistone
Ford Thunderbird, #59
Atlantic Fairgrounds 21st June 1959
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1959 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 2 Rex White
Chevrolet ? 1959, #4
Winston-Salem 27th June 1959
Weaverville NASCAR 1959 Weaverville NASCAR Race 1 Rex White
Chevrolet ? 1959, #4
Weaverville 28th June 1959
Daytona NASCAR 1959 Daytona NASCAR Race 2 Fireball Roberts
Pontiac ? 1959, #3
Daytona 4th July 1959
Pittsburgh NASCAR 1959 Pittsburgh NASCAR Jim Reed
Chevrolet ? 1959, #7
Heidelberg 21st July 1959
Charlotte NASCAR 1959 Charlotte NASCAR Race 2 Jack Smith
Chevrolet ? 1959, #47
Southern States 26th July 1959
Myrtle Beach NASCAR 1959 Myrtle Beach NASCAR Ned Jarrett
Ford Thunderbird, #11
Myrtle Beach 1st August 1959
Charlotte NASCAR 1959 Charlotte NASCAR Race 3 Ned Jarrett , Joe Weatherly , Junior Johnson
Ford ? 1959, #11
Southern States 2nd August 1959
Nashville NASCAR 1959 Nashville NASCAR Race 2 Joe Lee Johnson
Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #77
Nashville Fairgrounds 9th August 1959
Weaverville NASCAR 1959 Weaverville NASCAR Race 2 Bob Welborn
Chevrolet ? 1959, #49
Weaverville 16th August 1959
Winston-Salem NASCAR 1959 Winston-Salem NASCAR Race 3 Rex White
Chevrolet ? 1959, #4
Winston-Salem 21st August 1959
Greenville NASCAR 1959 Greenville NASCAR Race 2 Buck Baker
Chevrolet ? 1959, #88
Greenville-Pickens 22nd August 1959
Columbia NASCAR 1959 Columbia NASCAR Race 3 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Columbia Speedway 29th August 1959
Darlington NASCAR 1959 Darlington NASCAR Jim Reed
Chevrolet Impala (Second generation), #7
Darlington 7th September 1959
Hickory NASCAR 1959 Hickory NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Hickory Speedway 11th September 1959
Sacramento NASCAR 1959 Sacramento NASCAR Eddie Gray
Ford Thunderbird, #1
Sacramento 13th September 1959
Richmond NASCAR 1959 Richmond NASCAR Race 2 Cotton Owens
Ford Thunderbird, #6
Atlantic Fairgrounds 13th September 1959
Hillsborough NASCAR 1959 Hillsborough NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Occoneechee Speedway 20th September 1959
Martinsville NASCAR 1959 Martinsville NASCAR Race 2 Rex White
Chevrolet ? 1959, #4
Martinsville 27th September 1959
Weaverville NASCAR 1959 Weaverville NASCAR Race 3 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
Weaverville 11th October 1959
North Wilkesboro NASCAR 1959 North Wilkesboro NASCAR Race 2 Lee Petty
Plymouth ? 1959, #42
North Wilkesboro 18th October 1959
Concord NASCAR 1959 Concord NASCAR Race 2 Jack Smith
Chevrolet ? 1959, #47
Concord 25th October 1959

Drivers championship 1959

Lee Petty

United States

Champion

Cotton Owens

United States

2nd place

Speedy Thompson

United States

3rd place

List of all drivers for the 1959 season

Name Points
Lee Petty 11792
Cotton Owens 9962
Speedy Thompson 7684
Herman Beam 7396
Buck Baker 7170
Tom Pistone 7050
L.D. Austin 6519
Jack Smith 6150
Jim Reed 5744
Rex White 5526
Junior Johnson 4864
Shep Langdon 4768
G.C. Spencer 4260
Tommy Irwin 3876
Richard Petty 3694
Fireball Roberts 3676
Bob Welborn 3588
Joe Weatherly 3404
Bobby Johns 2732
Tiny Lund 2634
Bob Burdick 2392
Larry Frank 2256
Bobby Keck 2186
Curtis Turner 2088
Jim Paschal 1792
Buddy Baker 1692
Shorty Rollins 1600
Elmo Langley 1568
Jimmy Thompson 1528
Brownie King 1480
Tim Flock 1464
Joe Eubanks 1432
Roy Tyner 1416
Charlie Cregar 1408
Dick Freeman 1352
Raul Cilloniz 1272
Ned Jarrett 1248
Dave White 1228
Dick Joslin 1224
Tommy Thompson 1168
Harvey Hege 1152
Eduardo Dibos 1128
Bill Champion 1120
Joe Caspolich 1040
Jim Austin 1016
Marvin Porter 984
Jim McGuirk 928
Harlan Richardson 924
Al White 872
Richard Riley 760
Gerald Duke 716
J.C. Hendrix 640
Larry Flynn 560
Earl Balmer 552
Dick Foley 528
Bob Rose 480
Glen Wood 470
Bob Reuther 460
Ken Johnson 424
Bud Crothers 400
Banjo Matthews 400
Ben Benz 396
Fritz Wilson 372
Harold Smith 368
Herb Lewis 360
Marvin Panch 352
Andy Hampton 320
John Paschal 320
Bill Scott 308
Joe Lee Johnson 256
Bill Morton 242
Lenny Page 224
Bunk Moore 220
Dominic Persicketti 216
Bob Perry 216
Eddie Gray 200
Neil Castles 200
Bernie Hentges 200
Scotty Cain 192
Dick Blackwell 192
Elmo Henderson 192
Bob Ross 176
Lucky Long 168
Bob Pronger 168
John Potter 160
Lloyd Dane 152
Buck Brigance 152
Bobby Waddell 152
John Seeley 152
Jim Cook 144
Reds Kagle 132
Mel Larson 128
Bill Poor 128
Parnelli Jones 120
Gene White 120
Roscoe Thompson 120
Ray Fanning 120
Don Taylor 112
Carl Tyler 112
Chuck Tombs 112
Chuck Webb 104
Clarence DeZalia 104
Owen Loggins 96
R.L. Combs 88
Bob Potter 88
Fred Harb 80
George Green 80
Bob Duell 80
Jim Blomgren 80
Cale Yarborough 80
Johnny Patterson 80
Possum Jones 80
Carl Burris 80
Jack D. McCoy 72
Dick Carter 56
Dave James 48
Charles Sanchez 40
Arley Scranton 32
Bill Jarick 16
Bob Price 8
Dick Getty 8
Russ Gemberling 0

List of all cars in the 1959 season