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1955-04


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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 45
Sunday, February 27, 1955 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.9 miles)

Time of race: 1:44:17
Average Speed: 91.999 mph
Pole Speed: 130.293 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 9 sec
Attendance: 27,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1300   Tim Flock Carl Kiekhaefer'55 Chrysler392,350running39
2 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler391,600running0
31124   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'55 Buick391,000running0
41299   Curtis Turner Parks Cigarette   (Raymond Parks)'55 Oldsmobile39800running0
51414   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'55 Oldsmobile39625running0
6 982   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'55 Oldsmobile39525running0
7 547   Dick Joslin Inland Buick Co. / Dynaflow   (J.C. Van Landingham)'55 Buick38425running0
81063   Bill Tanner Al Liberty'55 Buick38325running0
92287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile38200running0
1043185   Jack Radtke  '55 Chevrolet38150running0
1118110   Bud Kutina Bud Kutina'55 Oldsmobile38140running0
122723   Jack Choquette George Miller'54 Hudson38125running0
13 388   Dick Rathman Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile38100running0
142137   Marvin Copple Marvin Copple'55 Oldsmobile3785running0
1541241   Axel Anderson Axel Anderson'55 Mercury3775running0
1640140   Mack Hanbury Caplan Motors   (Mack Hanbury)'53 Hudson3750running0
1716331   Willard Holt  '55 Chevrolet3750running0
181513   Bob Dawson William P. Webb'55 Dodge3750running0
1924237   Jim Wilson Harvey Walters'55 Dodge3750running0
204616   Ray Chaike Gus Holzmueller'54 Dodge3750running0
2129166   Bud Palmer W.E. Campbell'55 Dodge3635running0
222539   Jim McLain Maurice Thompson'55 Oldsmobile3635running0
2334147   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'55 Nash3535running0
2437460   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth3535running0
25478   Bud Harless Edgar Clay'53 Hudson3535running0
26 778   Jim Paschal Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile3535fuel pump0
273526   Russ Truelove J.W. Campbell'55 Ford3535running0
2842599   Floyd Chaddock  '53 Hudson3535running0
29369   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Plymouth3535running0
303218   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'54 Hudson3435running0
31441   Bo Fields Carl Wesson'53 Plymouth3325running0
323975   Ed Paskovich Ed Paskovich'53 Dodge3325running0
333128   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile3225running0
3411238   Jack Farris Max Schwimer'55 Oldsmobile3025running0
35 655   Junior Johnson B&L Motors / Brushy Mountain Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile2525clutch0
361792   Herb Thomas Walt Chapman'55 Packard22 engine0
373069   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'54 Dodge22 overheating0
382833   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'53 Hudson19 vapor lock0
393341   Ralph Shaffer John Eanes'55 Oldsmobile16 overheating0
402059   Jimmie Lewallen Brownie Pitt'54 Oldsmobile14 transmission0
41 8188   Hooker Hood Hooker Hood'54 Oldsmobile14 transmission0
4226349   Charlie Cregar James Gess'54 Oldsmobile10 transmission0
432356   Tommy Ringstaff J.B. Cunningham'55 Packard7 valve0
444565   Bill Blair Ken Whitney'55 Ford6 transmission0
451351   Gober Sosebee Gober Sosebee'55 Oldsmobile4 piston0
463848   Louis Headley Louis Headley'55 Chevrolet3 ignition0
47194   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'55 Chrysler2 carburetor0
48 4M-1   Fireball Roberts Fish Carburetor   (Bob Fish)'55 Buick39 disqualified0

Lap leader breakdown:
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  Tim Flock13939