1959 Daytona NASCAR Race 1 in NASCAR at the Daytona circuit. Full information

1959 Daytona NASCAR

1959 Daytona NASCAR is 383rd NASCAR race. Passed at the Daytona circuit. Fireball Roberts won the pole position, Bob Welborn won this race. Fritz Wilson and Tom Pistone also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 40 laps (161 km).

Previous race: 1958 Fayetteville NASCAR
Next race: 1959 Daytona 500
Race Start: 20th February 1959

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1959 Daytona NASCAR

1st victory for the WJ Ridgeway team
8th victory for the Bob Welborn
19th podium for the Bob Welborn
1st podium for the Fritz Wilson
2nd podium for the Tom Pistone

1959 Daytona NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Bob Welborn Chevrolet ? 1959, #49 0 41m 54s 0 WJ Ridgeway
2 Fritz Wilson T-Bird ?? 1959, #64 0 Fritz Wilson
3 Tom Pistone T-Bird ?? 1959, #59 0 Carl Rupert
4 Joe Weatherly Chevrolet ?? 1959, #48 0 E.C. Wilson
5 Eduardo Dibos T-Bird ?? 1959, #37 0 Van Acker
6 Cotton Owens Pontiac ?? 1958, #6 0 W.H. Watson
7 Tiny Lund Chevrolet ?? 1959, #88 0 Buck Baker
8 Lee Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42 0 Petty Enterprises
9 Charley Griffith Pontiac ?? 1957, #18 0 Charley Griffith
10 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1959, #4 0 Rex White
11 Johnny Beauchamp T-Bird ?? 1959, #73 0 Roy Burdick
12 Bernie Hentges DeSoto ?? 1959, #81 0 Bernie Hentges
13 Dick Freeman Chevrolet ?? 1959, #29 0 Dick Freeman
14 Dick Joslin Dodge ?? 1957, #71 0 Dick Joslin
15 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #72 0 Shorty Johns
16 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #1 0 Steve Pierce
17 Junior Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #11 0 Paul Spaulding
18 Raul Cilloniz Ford ?? 1958, #38 0 Raul Cilloniz
19 Ken Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #53 0 Ken Johnson
20 Jim Reed Chevrolet ?? 1959, #7 0 Jim Reed
21 Harold Smith Studebaker ?? 1959, #69 0 Bob Korn
22 Herman Beam Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 0 Herman Beam
23 Carl Tyler Ford ?? 1957, #86 0 Carl Tyler
24 Tim Flock T-Bird ?? 1959, #15 0 Beau Morgan
25 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #9 0 Roy Tyner
26 Roscoe Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #58 0
27 Jack Smith Chevrolet ?? 1959, #47 0 Jack Smith
28 Buck Baker Chevrolet ?? 1959, #87 0 Buck Baker
29 Curtis Turner T-Bird ?? 1959, #41 0 Doc White
30 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1957, #10 0 Ratus Walters
31 Bob Duell Ford ?? 1959, #95 0 Julian Buesink
32 Jim McGuirk Pontiac ?? 1959, #16 0 Happy Steigel
33 Fireball Roberts Pontiac ?? 1959, #3 0 Jim Stephens
34 Bob Potter Chevrolet ?? 1959, #24 0 Bob Potter
35 Bob Pronger Ford ?? 1958, #83 0 Bob Pronger
36 Bob Rose Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #80 0 Sam Arena
37 Dick Foley Chevrolet ?? 1959, #66 0 Dick Foley
38 L.D. Austin Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #74 0 L.D. Austin

Qualifying Results for the 1959 Daytona NASCAR on the Daytona circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Fireball Roberts Pontiac ?? 1959, #3 Jim Stephens
2 Tim Flock T-Bird ?? 1959, #15 Beau Morgan
3 Joe Weatherly Chevrolet ?? 1959, #48 E.C. Wilson
4 Jack Smith Chevrolet ?? 1959, #47 Jack Smith
5 Bobby Johns Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #72 Shorty Johns
6 Tom Pistone T-Bird ?? 1959, #59 Carl Rupert
7 Bob Welborn Chevrolet ? 1959, #49 WJ Ridgeway
8 Johnny Beauchamp T-Bird ?? 1959, #73 Roy Burdick
9 Charley Griffith Pontiac ?? 1957, #18 Charley Griffith
10 Roscoe Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #58
11 Elmo Langley Ford ?? 1957, #10 Ratus Walters
12 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #1 Steve Pierce
13 Carl Tyler Ford ?? 1957, #86 Carl Tyler
14 Lee Petty Oldsmobile 88 (Fourth generation), #42 Petty Enterprises
15 Fritz Wilson T-Bird ?? 1959, #64 Fritz Wilson
16 Buck Baker Chevrolet ?? 1959, #87 Buck Baker
17 Tiny Lund Chevrolet ?? 1959, #88 Buck Baker
18 Eduardo Dibos T-Bird ?? 1959, #37 Van Acker
19 Bob Duell Ford ?? 1959, #95 Julian Buesink
20 Ken Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #53 Ken Johnson
21 Junior Johnson Ford ?? 1957, #11 Paul Spaulding
22 Harold Smith Studebaker ?? 1959, #69 Bob Korn
23 Cotton Owens Pontiac ?? 1958, #6 W.H. Watson
24 Rex White Chevrolet ?? 1959, #4 Rex White
25 Bob Potter Chevrolet ?? 1959, #24 Bob Potter
26 Jim Reed Chevrolet ?? 1959, #7 Jim Reed
27 Dick Freeman Chevrolet ?? 1959, #29 Dick Freeman
28 Bernie Hentges DeSoto ?? 1959, #81 Bernie Hentges
29 Roy Tyner Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #9 Roy Tyner
30 Raul Cilloniz Ford ?? 1958, #38 Raul Cilloniz
31 Bob Rose Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #80 Sam Arena
32 Jim McGuirk Pontiac ?? 1959, #16 Happy Steigel
33 Herman Beam Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 Herman Beam
34 Dick Foley Chevrolet ?? 1959, #66 Dick Foley
35 L.D. Austin Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #74 L.D. Austin
36 Bob Pronger Ford ?? 1958, #83 Bob Pronger
37 Curtis Turner T-Bird ?? 1959, #41 Doc White
38 Dick Joslin Dodge ?? 1957, #71 Dick Joslin

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