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1955-15


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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 45
Sunday, May 15, 1955 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:54:10
Average Speed: 52.554 mph
Pole Speed: 58.823 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 11,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
9 178   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile187100running0
3 255   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile198450running107
26 37   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet27 overheating0
1 4300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler2001,000running93
23 5301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler85 brakes0
20 62   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet10250overheating0
2 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler200650running0
4 888   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile198350running0
18 914   Speedy Thompson Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet10950tie rod0
241097-A   Bill Blair J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile45 overheating0
61187   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile192250running0
19121-A   Carl Krueger Carl Krueger'55 Chrysler10750wheel0
161371-A   John Dodd, Jr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Dodge15150gasket0
51444   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet194300running0
81528   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile189150running0
101671   Fred Dove Fred Dove'55 Oldsmobile183100running0
717121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson192200running0
22185   Perk Brown Joe Blair'54 Mercury93 engine0
111918   Arden Mounts Arden Mounts'54 Hudson18175running0
212019   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet95 wheel0
25214   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'55 Chrysler40 carburetor0
132273   Johnny Cramblitt  '53 Hudson17850running0
172311   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker12350running0
27241   Ken Pace Ken Pace'54 Chevrolet9 hub0
1425460   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth16950running0
15260   Ed Cole  '54 Ford16750running0
122727   Johnny Gouveia Johnny Gouveia'55 Chevrolet17960running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Junior Johnson1107107
  Tim Flock10820093