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1955-17


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NASCAR Grand National race number 17 of 45
Saturday, May 28, 1955 at North Carolina State Fairgrounds, Raleigh, NC
200 laps* on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:42:08
Average Speed: 50.522 mph
Pole Speed: 58.612 mph
Cautions: 6 for 20 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
8158   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'55 Buick165165running0
5132   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet167315running0
132219   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet16065running0
19 244   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet118175tie rod0
24 414   Speedy Thompson Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet2575radiator0
2 6301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler171875running0
41142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler170400running0
2112303   Henry Ford Henry Ford'55 Chrysler9840brakes0
23163   Dick Rathman John Ditz'55 Chrysler3625tie rod0
25 1300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler15125brakes9
2727302   Lloyd Dane Carl Krueger'55 Chrysler025engine0
7 8171   John Dodd, Jr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Dodge165220running0
222469   Volney Schulze Volney Schulze'54 Dodge4625transmission0
142118   Arden Mounts Arden Mounts'54 Hudson16065running0
1618121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson15165running0
181492   Donald Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson13985running0
2019140   Mack Hanbury Caplan Motors   (Mack Hanbury)'53 Hudson10150gasket0
15235   Richard Brownlee Joe Blair'54 Mercury15465running0
1 355   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile1721,350running163
3 787   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile171550running0
6 778   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile166265running0
91071   Fred Dove Fred Dove'55 Oldsmobile164125running0
101728   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile164100running0
11 997-A   Bill Blair J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile16390running0
1225B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile16375running0
2620480   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth540axle0
172611   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker14250running0
* Race shortened to 172 laps due to rain.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock199
  Junior Johnson10172163