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1955 Richmond 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 45
Sunday, May 22, 1955 at Richmond Fairgrounds, Richmond, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:30
Average Speed: 54.298 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
172189   Buck Baker Buck Baker'55 Buick13350wheel0
21158   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'55 Buick109 overheating0
61944   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet192250running0
121143   Slim Brown  '55 Chevrolet16960running0
1423900   Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'55 Chevrolet14550overheating0
122300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler2001,000running123
210301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler200650running0
32042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler200450running0
1914303   Henry Ford Henry Ford'55 Chrysler11550rear end0
2216302   Carl Krueger Carl Krueger'55 Chrysler99 spindle0
23184   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'55 Chrysler95 tie rod0
24 23   Dick Rathman John Ditz'55 Chrysler66 driveshaft8
9 869   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'54 Dodge179100running0
13 554   Nace Mattingly Nace Mattingly'55 Ford15750running0
15 118   Arden Mounts Arden Mounts'54 Hudson14150running0
1827121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson11550spindle0
20 3140   Mack Hanbury Caplan Motors   (Mack Hanbury)'53 Hudson11150running0
4 478   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile199350running69
52555   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile197300running0
81253   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'53 Oldsmobile181150running0
112698   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile17275piston0
16 728   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile14150bearing0
251771   Fred Dove Fred Dove'55 Oldsmobile64 piston0
261397-A   Sonny Hutchins J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile15 overheating0
28 688   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile3 mud0
724460   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth190200running0
10 911   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker176100running0
2728444   Chick Dawson  '55 Studebaker11 fuel line0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jim Paschal15858
  Dick Rathman59668
  Jim Paschal677711
  Tim Flock78200123