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1955-38


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NASCAR Grand National race number 38 of 45
Friday, September 30, 1955 at Raleigh Speedway, Raleigh, NC
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:21:52
Average Speed: 73.289 mph
Pole Speed: 82.098 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of Victory: 6 cl
Attendance: 6,000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler1001,100running64
2 392   Herb Thomas Motoramic   (Herb Thomas)'55 Chevrolet100700running22
3 2300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler100475running14
4 591   Donald Thomas Herb Thomas'55 Buick100365running0
51525   Bill Widenhouse Sam McCuthen'55 Chevrolet100310running0
61149   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'55 Chevrolet100250running0
7 687   Buck Baker DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'55 Ford97200running0
8145   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'55 Buick97150running0
92042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Dodge96100running0
10122   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet95100running0
112524   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet9575running0
122832   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford9460running0
132227   John McVitty John McVitty'55 Chevrolet9450running0
1421178   John Lindsay John Lindsay'55 Chevrolet9350running0
153328   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile9350running0
163019   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet8950running0
17 334   Speedy Thompson Ike Kiser'55 Ford8850running0
181820   Banks Simpson Waldron & Co.   (Banks Simpson)'55 Buick8750running0
193294   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'54 Ford8250running0
203669   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'54 Dodge7950running0
213559   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'54 Oldsmobile77 running0
223447   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'54 Nash69 running0
232665   Joe Sykes  '55 Ford69 running0
242941   Bob Beck Bob Beck'55 Chevrolet65 running0
25 855   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile63 crash0
261744   Jimmie Lewallen Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet60 spindle0
271604   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet60 wheel0
28 770   Joe Eubanks Lancaster Brothers'55 Chevrolet55 crash0
29 978   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile55 crash0
301929   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'55 Chevrolet53 brakes0
31107   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet53 gas line0
322398   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile43 transmission0
332730   Ned Jarrett Mellie Bernard'55 Pontiac28 rear end0
3431460   Ed Cole Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth21 spindle0
351399   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'55 Ford19 handling0
362411   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker9 piston0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock11414
  Fonty Flock154632
  Herb Thomas476822
  Fonty Flock6910032