1959 Daytona 500 in NASCAR at the Daytona circuit. Full information

1959 Daytona 500

1959 Daytona 500 is 384th NASCAR race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Bob Welborn won the pole position, Lee Petty won this race. Johnny Beauchamp and Charley Griffith also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 200 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1959 Daytona NASCAR
Next race: 1959 Hillsborough NASCAR
Race Start: 22nd February 1959

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 Daytona 500

38th victory for the Petty Enterprises team
38th victory for the Lee Petty
116th podium for the Lee Petty
2nd podium for the Johnny Beauchamp
1st podium for the Charley Griffith

1959 Daytona 500

1959 Daytona 500

Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation) - 1959 Daytona 500 winner

Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation) #42 - 1959 Daytona 500 winner

1959 Daytona 500 results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Lee Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42 0 3h 41m 22s 0 Petty Enterprises
2 Johnny Beauchamp T-Bird ?? 1959, #73 0 Roy Burdick
3 Charley Griffith Pontiac ?? 1957, #18 0 Charley Griffith
4 Cotton Owens Pontiac ?? 1958, #6 0 W.H. Watson
5 Joe Weatherly Chevrolet ?? 1959, #48 0 E.C. Wilson
6 Jim Reed Chevrolet ?? 1959, #7 0 Jim Reed
7 Jack Smith Chevrolet ?? 1959, #47 0 Jack Smith
8 Tom Pistone T-Bird ?? 1959, #59 0 Carl Rupert
9 Tim Flock T-Bird ?? 1959, #15 0 Beau Morgan
10 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #1 0 Steve Pierce
11 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #8 0 Johnny Allen
12 Raul Cilloniz T-Bird ?? 1959, #38 0 Raul Cilloniz
13 Curtis Turner T-Bird ?? 1959, #41 0 Doc White
14 Junior Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #11 0 Paul Spaulding
15 Dick Freeman Chevrolet ?? 1959, #29 0 Dick Freeman
16 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #77 0 Joe Lee Johnson
17 Marvin Panch Ford ?? 1958, #98 0 Tom Vernon
18 Gene White Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #25 0 Gene White
19 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #9 0 Roy Tyner
20 Jimmy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #2 0 Bruce Thompson
21 Herman Beam Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 0 Herman Beam
22 Wilbur Rakestraw Ford ?? 1957, #92 0 Joe Jones
23 Jim McGuirk Pontiac ?? 1959, #16 0 Happy Steigel
24 Larry Frank Ford ?? 1958, #76 0 Larry Frank
25 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1957, #10 0 Ratus Walters
26 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1959, #4 0 Rex White
27 Ben Benz Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #55 0 Bernard Friedland
28 Dick Joslin Dodge ?? 1957, #71 0 Dick Joslin
29 Ken Rush Mercury ?? 1957, #14 0 Manley Britt
30 Bob Rose Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #80 0 Sam Arena
31 Harold Smith Studebaker ?? 1959, #69 0 Bob Korn
32 Dick Foley Chevrolet ?? 1959, #66 0 Dick Foley
33 Brownie King Chevrolet ?? 1958, #32 0 Jess Potter
34 Glen Wood Ford ?? 1958, #21 0 Wood Brothers
35 Bob Pronger Ford ?? 1958, #83 0 Bob Pronger
36 Billy Carden Mercury ?? 1957, #39 0 Davis Brothers
37 Bernie Hentges DeSoto ?? 1959, #81 0 Bernie Hentges
38 Shorty Rollins Ford ?? 1958, #99 0 Shorty Rollins
39 Joe Eubanks Ford ?? 1958, #82 0 Don Every
40 Tiny Lund Chevrolet ?? 1959, #88 0 Buck Baker
41 Bob Welborn Chevrolet ?? 1959, #49 0 W.J. Ridgeway
42 Buck Baker Chevrolet ?? 1959, #87 0 Buck Baker
43 Ken Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #53 0 Ken Johnson
44 L.D. Austin Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #74 0 L.D. Austin
45 Fireball Roberts Pontiac ?? 1959, #3 0 Jim Stephens
46 Paul Bass Edsel ?? 1958, #45 0 Paul Bass
47 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #72 0 Shorty Johns
48 Eduardo Dibos T-Bird ?? 1959, #37 0 Van Acker
49 Gober Sosebee Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #50 0 Gober Sosebee
50 Bob Said Chevrolet ?? 1958, #89 0 Buck Baker
51 Bob Duell Ford ?? 1959, #95 0 Julian Buesink
52 Pete Kelly Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #36 0 Pete Kelly
53 Bob Potter Chevrolet ?? 1959, #24 0 Bob Potter
54 Carl Tyler Ford ?? 1957, #86 0 Carl Tyler
55 George Green Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #33 0 Jess Potter
56 Fritz Wilson T-Bird ?? 1959, #64 0 Fritz Wilson
57 Richard Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #43 0 Petty Enterprises
58 Larry Odo Ford ?? 1957, #79 0 Larry Odo
59 Ken Marriott Ford ?? 1958, #75 0 Ken Marriott

Qualifying Results for the 1959 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Bob Welborn Chevrolet ?? 1959, #49 W.J. Ridgeway
2 Shorty Rollins Ford ?? 1958, #99 Shorty Rollins
3 Fritz Wilson T-Bird ?? 1959, #64 Fritz Wilson
4 Marvin Panch Ford ?? 1958, #98 Tom Vernon
5 Tom Pistone T-Bird ?? 1959, #59 Carl Rupert
6 Richard Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Third generation), #43 Petty Enterprises
7 Joe Weatherly Chevrolet ?? 1959, #48 E.C. Wilson
8 Glen Wood Ford ?? 1958, #21 Wood Brothers
9 Eduardo Dibos T-Bird ?? 1959, #37 Van Acker
10 Gene White Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #25 Gene White
11 Cotton Owens Pontiac ?? 1958, #6 W.H. Watson
12 Larry Frank Ford ?? 1958, #76 Larry Frank
13 Tiny Lund Chevrolet ?? 1959, #88 Buck Baker
14 Wilbur Rakestraw Ford ?? 1957, #92 Joe Jones
15 Lee Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42 Petty Enterprises
16 Joe Lee Johnson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #77 Joe Lee Johnson
17 Charley Griffith Pontiac ?? 1957, #18 Charley Griffith
18 Jimmy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #2 Bruce Thompson
19 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1959, #4 Rex White
20 Bob Said Chevrolet ?? 1958, #89 Buck Baker
21 Johnny Beauchamp T-Bird ?? 1959, #73 Roy Burdick
22 Joe Eubanks Ford ?? 1958, #82 Don Every
23 Bernie Hentges DeSoto ?? 1959, #81 Bernie Hentges
24 Ken Rush Mercury ?? 1957, #14 Manley Britt
25 Dick Freeman Chevrolet ?? 1959, #29 Dick Freeman
26 Billy Carden Mercury ?? 1957, #39 Davis Brothers
27 Dick Joslin Dodge ?? 1957, #71 Dick Joslin
28 Brownie King Chevrolet ?? 1958, #32 Jess Potter
29 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #72 Shorty Johns
30 Ben Benz Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #55 Bernard Friedland
31 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #1 Steve Pierce
32 Pete Kelly Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #36 Pete Kelly
33 Junior Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #11 Paul Spaulding
34 George Green Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #33 Jess Potter
35 Raul Cilloniz T-Bird ?? 1959, #38 Raul Cilloniz
36 Gober Sosebee Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #50 Gober Sosebee
37 Ken Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #53 Ken Johnson
38 Larry Odo Ford ?? 1957, #79 Larry Odo
39 Jim Reed Chevrolet ?? 1959, #7 Jim Reed
40 Paul Bass Edsel ?? 1958, #45 Paul Bass
41 Jack Smith Chevrolet ?? 1959, #47 Jack Smith
42 Tim Flock T-Bird ?? 1959, #15 Beau Morgan
43 Curtis Turner T-Bird ?? 1959, #41 Doc White
44 Dick Foley Chevrolet ?? 1959, #66 Dick Foley
45 Bob Potter Chevrolet ?? 1959, #24 Bob Potter
46 Fireball Roberts Pontiac ?? 1959, #3 Jim Stephens
47 Bob Pronger Ford ?? 1958, #83 Bob Pronger
48 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1957, #10 Ratus Walters
49 Herman Beam Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 Herman Beam
50 Harold Smith Studebaker ?? 1959, #69 Bob Korn
51 Bob Duell Ford ?? 1959, #95 Julian Buesink
52 Carl Tyler Ford ?? 1957, #86 Carl Tyler
53 Jim McGuirk Pontiac ?? 1959, #16 Happy Steigel
54 Buck Baker Chevrolet ?? 1959, #87 Buck Baker
55 Bob Rose Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #80 Sam Arena
56 Ken Marriott Ford ?? 1958, #75 Ken Marriott
57 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #9 Roy Tyner
58 L.D. Austin Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #74 L.D. Austin
59 Johnny Allen Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #8 Johnny Allen

List of all cars for the 1959 Daytona 500 on the Daytona circuit