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1955-12


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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 45
Saturday, May 7, 1955 at Hickory Speedway, Hickory, NC
200 laps on a .400 mile dirt track (80.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:21:36
Average Speed: 58.823 mph
Pole Speed: 67.478 mph
Cautions: 6 for 32 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 4,500
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 255   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile2001,000running123
2 1300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler200650running36
3 578   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile200450running8
41042   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler198350running0
5195   Jimmie Lewallen Joe Blair'54 Mercury196300running0
6 988   Joel Million Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile195250running0
721B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile193200running0
8 428   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile193150running0
9 714   Buddy Shuman Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet193100running0
101298   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile191100crash0
111387   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile19175running0
1215121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson18960running0
1318460   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth18550running0
141163   Bill Tanner Al Liberty'55 Chevrolet18250running0
152371   Fred Dove Fred Dove'55 Oldsmobile18050running0
16200   Ed Cole  '54 Ford17350running0
17 83   Dick Rathman Pure Sensitized   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson14150tire0
18 644   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet13250gears0
192211   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker9540axle0
2019303   Henry Ford Henry Ford'55 Chrysler8550transmission0
21 32   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet56 overheating33
22144   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'55 Chrysler50 rear end0
2316349   Charlie Cregar Engler's   (James Gess)'54 Oldsmobile37 rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock12323
  Gwyn Staley245633
  Jim Paschal57648
  Junior Johnson6515894
  Tim Flock15917113
  Junior Johnson17220029