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Spen's Timekilling Projects writes:
"1955, finally!"
Posted by Spen on November 8, 2013
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Sorry about the lenghty delay there, my computer screen got busted.

1. Tim Flock 6499 (166.6 PPR)
2. Buck Baker 6352 (-147)
3. Lee Petty 6124 (-375)
4. Junior Johnson 4773 (-1726)
5. Jim Paschal 4698 (-1801)
6. Eddie Skinner 4696 (-1803)
7. Bob Welborn 4532 (-1967)
8. Jimmie Lewallen 4080 (-2419)
9. Fonty Flock 3903 (-2596)
10. Herb Thomas 3303 (-3196)
11. Gwyn Staley 3143 (-3356)
12. Dave Terrell 2977 (-3522)
13. Gene Simpson 2560 (-3939)
14. Dick Rathman 2456
15. Blackie Pitt 2419
16. Harvey Henderson 2099
17. Dink Widenhouse 1874
18. Speedy Thompson 1849
19. John Dodd, Jr. 1649
20. Gordon Smith 1596
21. Joe Eubanks 1588
22. Ralph Liguori 1515
23. Jimmy Massey 1497
24. Jim Reed 1442
25. Billy Carden 1441
26. Marvin Panch 1358
27. Arden Mounts 1329
28. Ed Cole 1315
29. George Parrish 1189
Tie 30. Bill Blair 1143
Donald Thomas 1143
32. Joel Million 1015
33. Curtis Turner 1007
34. Mack Hanbury 939
35. Ted Cannady 870
36. Carl Krueger 862
37. John McVitty 853
38. Fred Dove 849
39. Ken Fisher 835
40. Banks Simpson 799
41. John Lindsay 787
42. Richard Brownlee 781
43. Bobby Waddell 778
44. Joe Weatherly 743
45. (Russ Truelove 704)
46. Gober Sosebee 675
47. Jimmy Thompson 653
48. Volney Schulze 635
49. Bill Widenhouse 613
50. Lloyd Dane 609
51. Chuck Hansen 598
52. Danny Letner 596
53. Allen Adkins 577
54. Henry Ford 566
55. Jack Choquette 545
56. Ed Brown 515
57. Don White 505
58. Bill Tanner 500
59. Bill Amick 487
60. Johnny Roberts 476
61. Johnny Gouveia 471
62. Russ Graham 443
63. Bud Harless 439
64. Clarence DeZalia 434
65. Ed Paskovich 432
66. Banjo Matthews 412
67. Charles Dyer 408
68. Nace Mattingly 400
69. Bob Havemann 394
70. Bill West 393
71. Pappy Hough 369
72. Chuck Meekins 366
73. (Ernie Young 365)
74. Lou Spears 361
75. Herb Crawford 358
76. Al Watkins 357
77. Elmo Langley 352
78. Bill Bowman 346
79. Bill Gross 342
80. Billy Myers 338
81. Owen Loggins 330
82. Dick Hallock 311
83. Bo Fields 309
84. Harvey Eakin 303
85. Tommy Ringstaff 298
Tie 86. Cotton Owens 297
(Jim McLain 297)
88. Norm Nelson 294
tie 89. John Kieper 292
Jack Smith 292
91. Slick Smith 289
92. Buddy Shuman 288
93. Don Oldenberg 280
tie 94. Ken Johns 276
Bill Stammer 276
96. Jim Ord 266
97. Clyde Palmer 259
98. Hooker Hood 258
tie 99. John Dodd, Sr. 257
Fred Harb 257
101. Bill Harrison 255
102. Dutch Hoag 254
103. Lloyd Chick 253
104. Al Weber 250
tie 105. Emory Mahon 248
Ted Pitcher 248
tie 107. Cliff Richmond 242
Ray Clark 242
109. Jimmy Ayers 241
110. Jim Murray 240
tie 111. Perk Brown 239
Julian Petty 239
113. Elton Hildreth 237
tie 114. Bob Dawson 236
Millard Wright 236
116. Dutch Munsinger 233
tie 117. Sherman Clark 230
(Max Berrier 230)
119. Mel Larson 227
tie 120. Dick Zimmerman 224
Pee Wee Jones 224
Bunk Moore 224
123. Johnny Mantz 222
tie 124. Bob Beck 221
Charles Danello 221
Paul Pettit 221
tie 127. Lloyd Moore 218
Fifi Scott-McGillicuddy 218
Joe Guide 218
Rick DeLewis 218
131. Bill Morton 215
132. Ned Jarrett 213
tie 133. Ken Pace 212
Eddie Pagan 212
tie 135. Jim Cramblitt 209
Gene Holcomb 209
tie 137. Boyce Hildreth 203
Roscoe Rann 203
139. Bob Stanclift 198
tie 140. Axel Anderson 194
Bob Gould 194
142. Erick Erickson 173
143. Bill Hyde 170
144. Ray Duhigg 165
tie 145. Larry Flynn 155
Bob Flock 155
147. Bob Ruppert 150
tie 148. Dick Joslin 146
Ben Gregory 146
150. Doug Cox 143
tie 151. Clyde Minter 138
Johnny Mock 138
Ed Negre 138
Mario Rossi 138
155. Jimmy Roland 135
156. Jack Radtke 134
157. Charlie Cregar 131
tie 158. (Marion Edwards 130)
Bud Kutina 130
(Ed Normi 130)
Tom Francis 130
tie 162. Allan Clarke 127
Slim Brown 127
(John McGinley 127)
(Willard Starney 127)
Fred Steinbroner 127
tie 167. George Combs 124
(Mike McGreevey 124)
Sonny Black 124
tie 170. Pop McGinnis 122
Harold Kite 122
tie 172. Marvin Copple 121
(Jim Bossic 121)
Ron Hornaday 121
Frank Powell 121
Al Hager 121
tie 177. (Morris Hill 118)
Frank Douglas 118
Chick Norris 118
Royce Haggerty 118
Leland Sowell 118
John Lansaw 118
183. Art MacBurney 115
tie 184. Willard Holt 112
Tony DeStafano 112
Jack Richardson 112
Dick Walters 112
Johnny Allen 112
tie 189. Woody Richmond 109
Walt Regan 109
Herk Moak 109
192. Jim Thompson 107
tie 193. Jim Wilson 106
(John Capps 106)
Junie Gough 106
Ken Goudermoat 106
Bud Geiselman 106
Gene Rose 106
Herb Hill 106
tie 200. Ray Chaike 103
John Soares 103
Joe Roletto 103
Bill Champion 103
Walt Schubert 103
Bob Coleman 103
Virgil Martin 103
207. Fred Johnson 101
tie 208. Bud Palmer 100
(Gene Blackman 100)
(Frank Parry 100)
E.J. Turner 100
tie 212. Homer Newland 97
(Chet Thompson 97)
Johnny Patterson 97
(Leon Lundy 97)
tie 216. (Dusty Fuller 94)
(Joe Sykes 94)
tie 218. Jack Hubbard 91
(C.H. Dingler 91)
tie 220. Archie Nepstad 88
Rex DeLewis 88
George Gregory 88
Hal Prentice 88
Ray Platte 88
Tiny Lund 88
Carl Hoover 88
Woody Arrington 88
tie 228. Sonny Hutchins 85
Bill Williams 85
(Woodie Wilson 85)
(Chester Brown 85)
Glen Wood 85
tie 233. Leslie Young 82
Chick Dawson 82
Cliff Wright 82
Britton Jones 82
(Tom Pistone 82)
tie 238. Floyd Chaddock 79
Elias Bowie 79
Jimmy Pardue 79
tie 241. Carl Hammill 73
Chuck Stevenson 73
243. Curly Hatfield 70
244. Gene Comstock 68
tie 245. Pepper Cunningham 67
Jim Cook 67
Roy Bentley 67
248. Jerry Benjamin 64
tie 249. Jack Farris 61
Crash Carson 61
Ted Chamberlain 61
252. (Buddy Krebs 58)
tie 253. Ed Bergin 49
Floyd Curtis 49
255. Ralph Shaffer 46
256. (Tojo Stephens 43)
257. Possum Jones 40
258. Van Van Wey 31
259. Louis Headley 25
260. Dick Allwine 13
261. Fireball Roberts 6
262. Dick Beaty 4
tie 263. Don Duckworth 1
(Bud Rackley 1)
265. Tommy Thompson 1

Point Leaders:
Lee Petty: Week 1, 3-34
Herb Thomas: Week 2
Tim Flock: Week 35-45

Manufacturers:
307 Oldsmobiles
250 Chevrolets
134 Chryslers
125 Hudsons
95 Fords
73 Buicks
70 Dodges
44 Plymouths
35 Mercurys
17 Studebakers
10 Nashs
6 Packards
5 Cadillacs
4 Pontiacs
3 Unknowns
1 Lincoln

Laps led by manufacturer:
Chrysler: 4807
Oldsmobile: 1551
Ford: 649
Chevrolet: 330
Hudson: 202
Dodge: 182
Buick: 51
Mercury: 20

There were an average of 26.2 cars per race.

Drivers by state/province
North Carolina 42
California 35
Pennsylvania 17
Maryland 15
New York 14
Unknown 14
New Jersey 11
South Carolina 11
Virginia 11
Georgia 10
Florida 9
Alabama 8
Ohio 7
Tennessee 7
West Virginia 7
Illinois 5
Connecticut 4
Nevada 4
Oregon 4
Arizona 3
Kentucky 3
Michigan 3
Iowa 2
Indiana 2
Kansas 2
Minnesota 2
Missouri 2
Texas 2
Wisconsin 2
Massachusetts 1
Montana 1
Nebraska 1
New Mexico 1
Ontario 1
Washington 1
Wyoming 1

By age:
3 drivers born in the 1900's
25 drivers born in the 1910's
74 drivers born in the 1920's
23 drivers born in the 1930's
140 unknowns

Oldest known driver: Pappy Hough (51)
Youngest known driver: Bill Morton (16)
Average age: 30.54
Oldest race winner: Lee Petty (41)
Youngest race winner: Junior Johnson (23)
Average winning age: 31.7

Using F1 points:
1. Tim Flock 663
2. Buck Baker 424
3. Lee Petty 403
4. Junior Johnson 244
5. Jim Paschal 242
6. Herb Thomas 231
7. Fonty Flock 225
8. Bob Welborn 220
9. Jimmie Lewallen 135
10. Gwyn Staley 123
11. Dick Rathman 104

That's it for now. Next time, we'll get started on info that I *haven't* posted before!


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