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1955-37


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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 45
Sunday, September 18, 1955 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
250 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:35
Average Speed: 77.888 mph
Pole Speed: 92.095 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 25,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler2502,250running173
2 392   Herb Thomas Motoramic   (Herb Thomas)'55 Chevrolet2491,525running0
3 6301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler246950running0
41344   Marvin Panch Julian Petty Chevrolet245750running0
53204   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet244600running0
61589   Buck Baker Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Buick239550running0
71749   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'55 Chevrolet234350running0
8 72   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet233300running0
921302   Mario Rossi Carl Krueger'55 Chrysler223200running0
104270   Joe Eubanks Lancaster Brothers'55 Chevrolet220175running0
1135178   John Lindsay John Lindsay'55 Chevrolet220150running0
123920   Banks Simpson Waldron & Co.   (Banks Simpson)'55 Buick217100running0
1318900   Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'55 Chevrolet212100running0
1426101   Clayton Daniello Clayton Daniello'54 Hudson212200running0
152228   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile208200running0
1630L-2   Art MacBurney  '55 Ford204175running0
174047   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'54 Nash203175running0
1823121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson20175running0
191926   Russ Truelove J.W. Campbell'55 Ford19675v joint0
202977   Walt Schubert Bob Bunselmeyer'55 Ford19675running0
213838   E.J. Turner E.J. Turner'53 Ford19450running0
223379   Leon Lundy Leon Lundy'53 Plymouth193150running0
23 887   Speedy Thompson Mercury Outboards   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile18650c-shaft0
241463   Bill Tanner Al Liberty'55 Chevrolet18350running0
253693   Lou Spears J.T. Maness'54 Chevrolet16950overheating0
26 955   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile16650rf hub0
2727136   Dick Hallock Robert McKinley'53 Hudson15450rf wheel0
2825303   Lee Petty Carl Krueger'55 Chrysler11650crash0
2937777   Axel Anderson Axel Anderson'55 Mercury115150crash0
30 43   Dick Rathman John Ditz'55 Chrysler8050piston68
313188   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile7650gasket0
321140   Gene Simpson Gene Simpson'55 Buick7550rr axle0
332014   Jerry Benjamin Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet7150overheating0
3441141   Ted Chamberlain Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet6750spindle0
35165   Buddy Krebs Buddy Krebs'55 Chevrolet5050tie rod0
36 578   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile3250crash0
372432   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford2050tie rod0
381217   Russ Graham Earl Wright'55 Chevrolet1950gasket0
391022   Bill Blair Bill Blair'55 Oldsmobile1750piston0
402875   Ed Paskovich Ed Paskovich'53 Dodge17150oil pressure0
41 298   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile1550radiator9
42341   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'54 Nash10 piston0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock133
  Dick Rathman463
  Dave Terrell7159
  Dick Rathman168065
  Tim Flock81250170