During the 1958 NASCAR Grand National season, drivers were sponsored by individual car dealerships as a way to get around the Automobile Manufacturers Association's ban on racing. Drivers were well-supplied with the parts they needed to make the season thrillingly competitive. For a full rundown of the results of the 51 races in the 1958 NASCAR Grand National season, see the chart below.

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NASCAR driver Jack Smith built a 1958 Pontiac, but the car was wiped out at Darlington.
In late 1958, NASCAR driver Jack Smith built a new
1958 Pontiac, but the car was wiped out at Darlington
in a flip over the guardrail. Smith finished fifth in
the year's standings, using borrowed cars. See more pictures of NASCAR.

Number Date Site Race Winner Car Speed
1 11/03/57
Fayetteville, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet
59.170
2 2/23/58
Daytona Beach, FL
Paul Goldsmith

Pontiac

101.113
3 3/02/58
Concord, NC
Lee Petty
Olds
58.555
4 3/15/58
Fayetteville, NC
Curtis Turner
Ford
56.141
5 3/16/58
Wilson, NC
Lee Petty
Olds
48.459
6 3/23/58
Hillsboro, NC
Buck Baker
Chevrolet 78.502
7 4/05/58
Fayetteville, NC
Bob Welborn
Chevrolet 50.229
8
4/10/58
Columbia, SC
Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet n/a
9
4/12/58
Spartanburg, SC
Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet 56.613
10
4/13/58
Atlanta, GA
Curtis Turner
Ford
79.016
11
4/18/58
Charlotte, NC
Curtis Turner
Ford
53.254
12
4/20/58
Martinsville, VA
Bob Welborn
Chevrolet 66.166
13
4/25/58
Manassas, VA
Frankie Schneider
Chevrolet 67.590
14
4/27/58
Old Bridge, NJ
Jim Reed
Ford
68.438
15
5/03/58
Greenville, SC
Jack Smith
Chevrolet 62.295
16
5/01/58
Greensboro, NC
Bob Welborn
Chevrolet 45.628
17
5/15/58
Roanoke, VA
Jim Reed
Ford
49.504
18
5/18/58
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Junior Johnson
Ford
78.636
19
5/24/58
Winston-Salem, NC
Bob Welborn
Chevrolet 40.407
20
5/30/58
Trenton, NJ
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet 84.522
21
6/01/58
Riverside, CA
Eddie Gray
Ford
79.481
22
6/05/58
Columbia, SC
Junior Johnson Ford
54.752
23
6/12/58
Bradford, PA
Junior Johnson Ford
59.840
24
6/15/58
Reading, PA
Junior Johnson Ford
53.763
25
6/25/58
New Oxford, PA
Lee Petty
Olds
69.726
26
6/28/58
Hickory, NC
Lee Petty
Olds
62.413
27
6/29/58
Weaverville, NC
Rex White
Chevrolet 73.892
28
7/04/58
Raleigh, NC
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet 73.691
29
7/12/58
Asheville, NC
Jim Paschal
Chevrolet 46.440
30
7/16/58
Busti, NY
Shorty Rollins
Ford
47.110
31
7/18/58
Toronto, ONT
Lee Petty
Olds
43.184
32
7/19/58
Buffalo, NY
Jim Reed
Ford
46.972
33
7/25/58
Rochester, NY
Cotton Owens
Pontiac
59.900
34
7/26/58
Belmar, NJ
Jim Reed
Ford
65.395
35
8/02/58
Bridgehampton, NY
Jack Smith
Chevrolet 80.696
36
8/07/58
Columbia, SC
Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet 54.820
37
8/10/58
Nashville, TN
Joe Weatherly
Ford
59.269
38
8/17/58
Weaverville, NC
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet 66.780
39
8/22/58
Winston-Salem, NC
Lee Petty
Olds
39.258
40
8/23/58
Myrtle Beach, SC
Bob Welborn
Chevrolet 60.443
41
9/01/58
Darlington, SC
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet 102.585
42
9/05/58
Charlotte, NC
Buck Baker
Chevrolet 52.280
43
9/07/58
Birmingham, AL
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet 60.678
44
9/07/58
Sacramento, CA
Parnelli Jones
Ford
65.550
45
9/12/58
Gastonia, NC
Buck Baker
Chevrolet 47.856
46
9/14/58
Richmond, VA
Speedy Thompson
Chevrolet 57.878
47
9/28/58
Hillsboro, NC
Joe Eubanks
Pontiac
72.439
48
10/05/58
Salisbury, NC
Lee Petty
Olds
58.271
49
10/12/58
Martinsville, VA
Fireball Roberts
Chevrolet
64.344
50
10/19/58
N. Wilkesboro, NC
Junior Johnson Ford
84.906
51
10/26/58
Atlanta, GA
Junior Johnson Ford
69.570

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