August 7, 1960 - 166 Miles - Purse $12,174 (The race was red flagged at lap 333 due to rain)

  Johnny Beauchamp captured the second victory of his career at the 1960 Nashville 400. 

Rex White would capture his fourth straight pole at the Speedway.

Ned Jarrett made his first start at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway.

Rex White would finish second in the race but go on to capture the 1960 NASCAR Grand National title.  Crew Chief for the team was Louie Clements and future Nashville competitor James Hylton was chief mechanic.

You Tube video from the  1960 Nashville 400:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2Cx_4zgCis

Winner Johnny Beauchamp and his 1960 Chevrolet

 
Average Speed:     56.79 mph Time of Race:      2:55:22 Margin: 
Pole Winner:          Rex White  74.81 mph Attendance:          9,750 Cautions
 
Driver Fin Str Car Team  /  Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
Johnny Beauchamp 1 2 73 Dale Swanson 60 Chevrolet 333 3,666 running  
Rex White 2 1 4 Piedmont / Friendly   60 Chevrolet 333 2,390 running  
Buck Baker 3 10 87 Buck Baker 60 Chevrolet 331 1,225 running  
Lee Petty 4 5 42 Petty Enterprises 60 Plymouth 330 825 running  
Joe Lee Johnson 5 3 89 Paul McDuffie 60 Chevrolet 330 718 running  
Richard Petty 6 9 43 Petty Enterprises 60 Plymouth 329 500 running  
Jim Paschal 7 8 44 Petty Enterprises 60 Plymouth 327 425 running  
  Doug Yates 8 22 23 Raeford Johnson 59 Plymouth 327 375 running  
  Roz Howard 9 7 18 Roz Howard 60 Chevrolet 325 300 running  
  G.C. Spencer 10 12 48 Weldon Wagner 58 Chevrolet 321 225 running  
Tom Pistone 11 6 59 W. T. Coppedge 60 Chevrolet 313 200 running  
Herman Beam 12 13 19 Carter County Ford - Herman Beam 60 Ford 301 175 running  
  James Norton 13 18 79 James Norton 58 Mercury 287 150 running  
  Bob Reuther 14 14 64 Spook Crawford 60 Ford 285 140 rear end  
  Curtis Crider 15 17 83 Curtis Crider 58 Ford 273 125 running  
Paul Lewis 16 23 1 Jess Potter 60 Chevrolet 250 110 running  
  Chuck Tombs 17 20 34   59 Chevrolet 205 100 running  
  Neil Castles 18 16 80 Neil Castles 58 Ford 107 100 connecting rod  
Wilbur Rakestraw 19 11 99 Talmadge Cochrane 60 Ford 77 100 Blew Tire - Wrecked  
Ned Jarrett 20 4 11 Courtesy Ford -  Ned Jarrett 60 Ford 73 100 Broke Right A frame  
  Jimmy Pardue 21 15 17 Bob Barron 60 Dodge 62 75 Broke RF hub  
Roy Tyner 22 21 9 Roy Tyner 59 Olds 7 75 trans  
L.D. Austin 23 19 74 L.D. Austin 58 Chevrolet 1 75 Broke crankshaft