Race Results

NASCAR Cup Series

Hickory 250

Hickory Speedway

May 2nd, 1959

Race #12 of the 1959 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps: 250
  • Miles: 125.0
  • Average Speed: 62.165 mph
  • Cautions: 4
  • Caution Laps: 0
  • Lead Changes: 5
#41 NASCAR Next Gen car
Daytona Beach, Florida - September 7th, 2021: A detail view of the #41 NASCAR Next Gen car driven by Cole Custer is seen in the garage during the NASCAR Cup Series test at Daytona International Speedway. Photo by James Gilbert | Getty Images
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS Laps Led STUS
1 1 11 Junior Johnson Ford 0 0 0 250 38 Running
2 7 41 Joe Weatherly Ford 0 0 0 248 50 Running
3 2 42 Lee Petty Oldsmobile 0 0 0 247 0 Running
4 3 40 Ken Rush Chevrolet 0 0 0 246 0 Running
5 11 6 Cotton Owens Pontiac 0 0 0 246 0 Running
6 17 1 Speedy Thompson Chevrolet 0 0 0 237 138 Oil pressure
7 9 64 Shep Langdon Ford 0 0 0 237 0 Running
8 16 74 LD Austin Chevrolet 0 0 0 221 0 Running
9 8 38 Ned Jarrett Chevrolet 0 0 0 220 0 Running
10 20 19 Herman Beam Chevrolet 0 0 0 214 0 Running
11 15 81 Harvey Hege Ford 0 0 0 209 0 Running
12 12 22 Harlan Richardson Ford 0 0 0 193 0 Engine
13 6 7 Jim Reed Ford 0 0 0 182 0 Rr axle
14 4 34 GC Spencer Chevrolet 0 0 0 179 0 Transmission
15 18 87 Buck Baker Chevrolet 0 0 0 167 24 Oil pressure
16 14 96 Bobby Keck Chevrolet 0 0 0 133 0 Fan
17 19 39 Buck Brigance Chevrolet 0 0 0 125 0 Battery cable
18 10 45 Bobby Waddell Pontiac 0 0 0 81 0 Piston
19 13 27 Jimmy Pardue Plymouth 0 0 0 73 0 Rf hub
20 21 0 Bunk Moore Chevrolet 0 0 0 28 0 Engine
21 5 5 Rex White Chevrolet 0 0 0 27 0 Transmission