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1955 Mid-South 250


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NASCAR Grand National race number 33 of 45
Sunday, August 14, 1955 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway, LeHi, AR
167 laps on a 1.500 mile dirt track (250.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:47:12
Average Speed: 89.982 mph
Pole Speed: 99.944 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 15,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 1301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler1672,950running88
2 687   Speedy Thompson Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile1671,675running0
3 2300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler1651,175running79
4 578   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile163815running0
5 389   Buck Baker Buck Baker'55 Buick161685running0
6 744   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet160525running0
7 855   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile155350running0
82714   Slick Smith Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet155275running0
9193   Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'55 Ford153300running0
101023   Ken Johns  '55 Chevrolet153150running0
11 998   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile152125running0
122028   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile150100running0
132152   Joe Guide Sally Guide'53 Hudson150200running0
141292   Herb Thomas Motoramic   (Herb Thomas)'55 Chevrolet149100running0
152432   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford145100running0
162920   Banks Simpson Banks Simpson'55 Buick14175running0
172840   Gene Simpson Gene Simpson'55 Buick14175running0
181733   Al Watkins Al Watkins'54 Dodge140175running0
191142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Dodge135175u joint0
2023155   Rosco Rann  '54 Chrysler12550running0
211488   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile9650gas line0
222639   Jim McLain Jim McLain'55 Oldsmobile8250running0
2316188   Hooker Hood Hooker Hood'54 Oldsmobile6550piston0
241851-X   Jack Hubbard  '55 Ford5650push rod0
251371   Harold Kite The Racing Club'55 Oldsmobile2350piston0
262290   Woodie Wilson Frank Bielarski'53 Hudson1850overheating0
27 48   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'55 Buick1150bearing0
282519   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet550engine0
291556   Gwyn Staley B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Cadillac3150bearing0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fonty Flock11717
  Tim Flock189679
  Fonty Flock9716771