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1955-34


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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 45
Saturday, August 20, 1955 at Raleigh Speedway, Raleigh, NC
100 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:18:32
Average Speed: 76.4 mph
Pole Speed: 78.722 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 0.75 lap
Attendance: 9,500
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'55 Buick1001,500running26
2 1300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler1001,000running2
3 644   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet100600running0
41088   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile100500running0
5 82   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet99400running0
6 989   Buck Baker Buck Baker'55 Buick99300running0
7 555   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile99200running0
8 728   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile99150running0
9 2301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler99100running72
101604   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet98100running0
111387   Speedy Thompson Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile98100running0
1224159   Lloyd Moore Julian Buesink'55 Ford9775running0
13187   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet9775running0
141498   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile9675running0
15236   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'55 Buick9575running0
161220   Banks Simpson Banks Simpson'55 Buick9475running0
171182   Joe Eubanks Phil Oates'55 Oldsmobile9475running0
181971   Billy Carden The Racing Club'55 Oldsmobile9475running0
192024   Bobby Waddell Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet9375running0
202111   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker9175running0
212832   Ted Cannady Ted Cannady'53 Ford9050running0
221542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Dodge8850running0
232653   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'53 Oldsmobile8450running0
242794   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'54 Ford7950running0
252219   Gordon Smith Gordon Smith'55 Chevrolet6850crash0
26 778   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile67 bearing0
272959   Blackie Pitt Brownie Pitt'54 Oldsmobile47 piston0
28255   Richard Brownlee Joe Blair'54 Mercury36 crash0
291756   Fred Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Cadillac27200piston0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock122
  Fonty Flock33533
  Herb Thomas36361
  Fonty Flock377539
  Herb Thomas7610025