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Spen's Timekilling Projects writes:
"1950 latfordization!"
Posted by Spen on September 18, 2013
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NASCAR's new rule, which disallowed competitors from racing in non NASCAR-sanctioned events, caused some major changes in the final standings. Drivers in parentheses actually received zero points.

1. Bill Rexford 2293 (134.8 PPR)
2. Lloyd Moore 2145 (-148)
3. Curtis Turner 2103 (-190)
4. Dick Linder 1852 (-441)
5. Chuck Mahoney 1406 (-887)
6. Jimmy Florian 1271 (-1022)
7. Fireball Roberts 1242 (-1051)
8. Lee Petty 1194 (-1099) (without a penalty, he scores 2490 points, winning the title by 197. (146.4 PPR.))
9. Herb Thomas 1023 (-1270) (1741 and seventh without penalty.)
10. Gayle Warren 1001 (-1292)
11. George Hartley 983 (-1310)
12. Bill Blair 933 (-1360) (without penalty, he'?d be fifth with 2081.)
13. Clyde Minter 897 (-1396)
14. Fonty Flock 895 (-1398)
15. Frank Mundy 872 (-1421)
16. Dick Burns 856 (-1437)
(Glenn Dunnaway 844 (-1449))
17. Tim Flock 774 (-1519) (without penalty, 1653 and in eighth.)
18. Jack White 762 (-1531)
19. Paul Parks 677 (-1616)
20. Lyle Scott 669 (-1624)
21. Bob Dickson 643 (-1650)
22. Bob Apperson 625 (-1668)
(Red Byron 616 (-1677)
23. Buck Baker 603 (-1690) (1101 and twelfth without a penalty.)
24. Pappy Hough 602 (-1691)
25. Tie Jim Paschal 588 (-1705)
Weldon Adams 588 (-1705)
27. Dick Clothier 575 (-1718)
28. Ted Chamberlain 567 (-1726)
29. Ray Duhigg 566 (-1727)
30. Art Lamay 547 (-1746)
31. Bob Flock 541 (-1752)
32. Johnny Grubb 522 (-1771)
33. Jimmy Thompson 473 (-1820)
34. Elmer Wilson 466 (-1827)
35. Bill Snowden 465 (-1828)
36. Louise Smith 449 (-1844)
37. Johnny Mantz 446 (-1847)
38. Slick Smith 434 (-1859)
39. Ewell Weddle 410 (-1883)
(Dick Jerrett 396 (-1897))
40. Cotton Owens 382 (-1911)
41. Art Gill 381 (-1912)
42. Mike Klapak 370 (1923)
43. Harold Kite 361 (-1932)
44. Paul Smith 355 (-1938)
45. Al Gross 348 (-1945)
46. Tie Jack Smith 333 (-1960)
Ken Warmington 333 (-1960)
48. Tie Harland Holmes 330 (-1963)
Len Brown 330 (-1963)
50. Buck Barr 299 (-1994)
51. Jimmie Lewallen 294 (-1999)
52. Donald Thomas 292 (-2001)
53. Hugh Darrragh 291 (-2002)
54. Pepper Cunningham 284 (-2009)
55. Tie Leon Sales 280 (-2013)
Jack Holloway 280 (-2013)
57. Carl Renner 274 (-2019)
58. Herbert Burns 272 (-2021)
(Buddy Helms 267 (-2026))
59 Neil Cole 264 (-2029)
60. Jim Delaney 263 (-2030)
61. Tie Bucky Sager 262 (-2031)
Gene Austin 262 (-2031)
63. Billy Carden 258 (-2035)
64. Don White 248 (-2045) (New York, not Iowa)
65. Kenneth Wagner 247 (-2046)
66. Jack Reynolds 246 (-2047)
67. John Borden 242 (-2051)
68. June Cleveland 230 (-2063)
69. Fred Johnson 227 (-2066)
70. Tie Russell Bennett 224 (-2069)
Harry Sents 224 (-2069)
72. Tie Joe Jernigan 221 (-2072)
Bill Joslin 221 (-2072)
74. Tommy Thompson 216 (-2077)
75. John DuBoise 212 (-2081)
76. Frank Boylan 209 (-2084)
77. Tie Pee Wee Martin 205 (-2088)
Ray Erickson 205 (-2088)
(Ann Chester 197 (-2096))
79. Herschel Buchanan 196 (-2097)
(Gober Sosebee 190 (I'm going to stop typing how many points down they are now.))
80. Marshall Teague 180
(Joe Merola 176)
81. Red Harvey 175
82. Al Keller 171
83. Ted Swaim 170
(Lee Hough 167)
(Bob Moore 161)
84. Chuck James 160
85. J.C. Van Landingham 155
86. Bill Long 150
87. Tie Duane Carter 146
Jack Kabat 146
89. Tie Otis Martin 142
Bobby Courtwright 142
Jerry Wimbash 142
Chuck Garrett 142
93. Tie Joe Nagle 138
(Hershel McGriff 138)
Bud Boone 138
(Bob Smith 137)
95. Huey Dunn 134
96. Frankie Schneider 130
97. Bill Harrison 128
98. Tie Jim Rathmann 127
Baldy Wilson 127
Bob Collins 127
Robert Sprague 127
Leo Caldwell 127
103. Roscoe Thompson 125
104. Tie Ralph Dyer 124
Frank Keller 124
Tommy Melvin 124
107. Tie F.L. Denney 121
Sara Christian 121
(Tommy Coates 121)
109. Tie Bill Bonner 118
Ed Jackson 118
John Manning 118
112. Tie Bob Wilson 115
Pap White 115
Jack Russell 115
Barney Smith 115
116. Tie Bill Greever 112
Herb Craig 112
Jim Wesley 112
F. Weichman 112
Fred Dagavar 112
121. Tie Frank Luptow 109
Nix Beard 109
(Red Ryder 109)
Lewis Hawkins 109
Ann Bunselmeyer 109
(Wally Campbell 107)
125. Tie Will Albright 106
Macon Powers 106
Art Hammond 106
Ralph Lyden 106
Curt Foss 106
Joe Eubanks 106
Bill Burton 106
Runt Harris 106
133 Tie Ace Shearer 103
Bob Scott 103
Morris Lamb 103
Shorty York 103
(Alton Haddock 101)
(Tie Al Weaver 100)
137. Walt Crawford 100
(Dick Shuebruk 100)
(Speedy Thompson 100)
(Tie Lew Fattman 97)
(Ann Slaasted 97)
138. Murrace Walker 97
( John Schelesky 97)
( Jimmy Ayers 97)
(Ruel Smith 95)
(Tie Lee Schmidt 94)
(Milford Schell 94)
(Irv Leitch 94)
(Gene Comstock 94)
(Bob Read 94)
(Jim V. Cook 94)
(Paul Pettit 94)
(Coleman Grant 94)
(Tie Russ Lee 91)
(Frank Canale 91)
(Bill McGee 91)
(Ed Hamanard 91)
(Jack Carr 89)
(Tie Larry Shurter 88)
(Carl Wilkerson 88)
(Byron Beatty 88)
(Augie Walackas 88)
(Tie Charles Tidwell 86)
(Tex Keene 86)
(Tie Sterling Long 85)
139. Bill Widenhouse 85
(Dick Eagan 85)
(Tie Al Tibbetts 82)
(Bob Greer 82)
(Tie Charles Muscatel 79)
(George Bagnell 79)
(Felix Wilkes 76)
(Lee Morgan 70)
(Hub McBride 67)
(George Masker 64)
(Eddie Adams 61)
(Tie Joe Littlejohn 58)
(Virgil Livengood 58)
(Buster Williams 52)
(Don Cecchini 49)
(Buck McCardell 46)
(Joe Harrison 43)
(Bob Buckhart 40)
(Richard Cummings 37)
(Dick Hallock 34)
(Tie Jesse James Taylor 31)
(Ken Marriott 31)
(Tie Bub King 28)
(Roland Stone 28)
(Gene Darragh 25)
(Tie Roy Bentley 22)
(John Meekins 22)
(J.E. Hardie 19)
(Jerry Kemp 16)
(Bill Osbourne 13)
(Carson Dyer 10)
(Tie Dick Soper 1)
(Pete Keller 1)
(P.E. Godfrey 1)
(Rollin Smith 1)
(Bill Henson 1)
218. (Jack Yardley 1)

Point leaders: Harold Kite week 1
Red Byron week 2
Tim Flock week 3
Curtis Turner week 4, 10-12, 15
Lloyd Moore week 5-8
Lee Petty week 9
Bill Rexford week 13-14, 16-19

Without the penalty, Turner takes the lead back on week 10, Petty on 11, Turner on 12, and Petty from 13 on.

Manufacturers:
150 Oldsmobiles
110 Fords
93 Plymouths
61 Lincolns
55 Mercurys
24 Unknowns
18 Nashs
13 Hudsons
13 Buicks
12 Cadillacs
7 Pontiacs
6 Kaisers
3 Studebakers
3 Packards
3 Chevrolets
2 Dodges
1 Chrysler
1 Tucker
1 Henry J

Laps led by manufacturer:
Oldsmobile 2206
Plymouth 772
Mercury 276
Lincoln 228
Ford 56
Cadillac 38
Buick 12

Amazingly, every single lap led is accounted for this year.

There were an average of 30.32 cars per week.

Broken down by state:
North Carolina 30
Ohio 26
New York 25
Georgia 21
New Jersey 19
Pennsylvania 15
Virginia 13
Florida 10
South Carolina 9
Unknown 9
California 7
Wisconsin 4
Alabama 4
Louisiana 3
Massachusetts 3
Maryland 3
West Virginia 2
Kentucky 2
Indiana 2
Connecticut 2
Minnesota 2
Delaware 1
Illinois 1
Oregon 1
Kansas 1
Texas 1
Wyoming 1
Missouri 1

By age:
7 drivers born in the 1900's
37 drivers born in the 1910's
54 drivers born in the 1920's
2 drivers born in the 1930's
118 unknowns

Oldest known driver: Pappy Hough (46)
Youngest known driver: Donald Thomas (17)
Average age: 29.59
Oldest winner: Bill Blair (38)
Youngest winner: Fireball Roberts (21)
Average winner age: 28.11

Using modern F1 points, the standings are:
1. Lee Petty 153
2. Curtis Turner 145
3. Lloyd Moore 129
4. Dick Linder 113
5. Bill Rexford 105
6. Bill Blair 86
7. Fireball Roberts 84
8. Tie Herb Thomas 73
Tim Flock 73
10. Jimmy Florian 70

That should be all for now. Til next week,
Spen


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