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NASCAR Grand National race number 40 of 45
Sunday, October 9, 1955 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, LeHi, AR
200 laps on a 1.500 mile dirt track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:25
Average Speed: 83.948 mph
Pole Speed: 100.39 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.75 lap
Attendance: 8,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
110297   Speedy Thompson Mercury Outboards   (Pete DePaolo)'55 Ford2002,900running158
2 698   Marvin Panch Memphis District Dir.   (Pete DePaolo)'55 Ford2001,450running0
31204   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet1961,000running0
4 2300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler195850running42
5 8308   Bob Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler195650running0
6 387   Buck Baker Mercury Outboards   (Pete DePaolo)'55 Ford194525running0
71888   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile190400running0
82544   Ralph Liguori Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet189350running0
914B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'55 Ford185250running0
102049   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'55 Chevrolet183225running0
112442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Dodge183150running0
123522   Bill Blair Bill Blair'55 Oldsmobile182125running0
1322188   Hooker Hood Hooker Hood'54 Oldsmobile177125running0
144012   Al Hager  '55 Chevrolet176125running0
152751-X   Leland Sewell Bill Taylor'55 Ford176125running0
164289   Banks Simpson Mercury Outboards   (Buck Baker)'55 Buick17295running0
173164   Johnny Allen Spook Crawford'55 Plymouth169195running0
1839299   Norm Nelson Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler16295engine0
193284   Gene Rose  '55 Chrysler16095running0
20305   Bob Coleman  '55 Ford15295running0
2120155   Roscoe Rann  '54 Chrysler14660running0
22 792   Herb Thomas Motoramic   (Herb Thomas)'55 Chevrolet13260rear end0
232652   Joe Guide Sally Guide'53 Hudson125160running0
24411   Bill Morton Bill Morton'55 Buick12360crash0
252337   Tiny Lund Rupert Safety Belt   (Carl Rupert)'55 Chevrolet6560crash0
263746   Jim Murray  '55 Buick6360fuel pump0
27 499   Billy Carden Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'55 Ford5560crash0
281770   Joe Eubanks Lancaster Brothers'55 Chevrolet4660steering0
292115   Johnny Mantz Pete DePaolo'55 Ford4660vapor lock0
301568   Chuck Stevenson Pete DePaolo'55 Ford4360vapor lock0
31132   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet3860fuel pump0
32 886   Joe Weatherly Pete DePaolo'55 Ford2960vapor lock0
3319198   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile2760crash0
341617   Russ Graham Earl Wright'55 Chevrolet2260overheating0
351125   Bill Widenhouse Sam McCuthen'55 Chevrolet2260radiator0
36 595   Curtis Turner Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'55 Ford1940vapor lock0
373828   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile1340gasket0
3836112   Floyd Curtis  '55 Ford1040radiator0
39 1301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler540radiator0
402932   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford340piston0
41337   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet8 dq0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock14242
  Speedy Thompson43200158