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1955-18


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NASCAR Grand National race number 18 of 45
Sunday, May 29, 1955 at Forsyth County Fairgrounds, Winston-Salem, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:58:37
Average Speed: 50.583 mph
Pole Speed: 56.71 mph
Cautions: 8
Margin of Victory: 0.5 lap
Attendance: 6,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler2001,000running33
2 778   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile200650running0
31571   Fred Dove Fred Dove'55 Oldsmobile197450running0
4113   Dick Rathman John Ditz'55 Chrysler193350running0
512171   John Dodd, Jr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Dodge190300running0
61719   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet186250running0
7 544   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet186200running0
8225   Perk Brown Joe Blair'54 Mercury182150running0
92018   Arden Mounts Arden Mounts'54 Hudson181100running0
101328   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile179100running0
111669   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'54 Dodge17875running0
12 287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile17360axle126
131121   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker16450running0
14 32   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet16050rear end0
15 892   Donald Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson14250crash0
1623140   Mack Hanbury Caplan Motors   (Mack Hanbury)'53 Hudson13550crash0
1719121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson13150oil pressure0
18108   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'55 Buick12150piston0
191497-A   Bill Blair J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile11450gas tank0
20 6300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler6450oil pressure0
21 1301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler62 oil pressure41
22 455   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile20 rear end0
2318480   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth10 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fonty Flock14141
  Buck Baker42167126
  Lee Petty16820033