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NASCAR Grand National race number 11 of 45
Sunday, May 1, 1955 at Charlotte Speedway, Charlotte, NC
133 laps on a 0.750 mile dirt track (99.750 miles)

Time of race: 1:53:43
Average speed: 52.63 mph
Pole speed: 70.184 mph
Cautions: 2 for 18 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 6000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

11689   Buck Baker Buck Baker'55 Buick1331000running21
2 2300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler133650running112
31098   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'55 Oldsmobile131450running0
4 751   Gober Sosebee Gober Sosebee'55 Oldsmobile127350fuel0
51144   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet127300running0
61771   John Dodd, Jr. John Dodd, Sr.'55 Dodge126250running0
7186   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge125200running0
821121   Harvey Henderson Harvey Henderson'53 Hudson123150running0
91328   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile122100running0
10254   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'55 Chrysler117100running0
1123460   Gene Simpson Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth10975crash0
12 5B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile10560running0
131456   Jim Ord Hank Salat'55 Packard9950crash0
142018   Arden Mounts Arden Mounts'54 Hudson8950running0
15 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler8550steering0
162211   George Parrish George Parrish'53 Studebaker7050injury0
17 487   Speedy Thompson Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile5750radiator0
18263   Dick Rathmann Pure Sensitized   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson5550carburetor0
19 678   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'54 Oldsmobile5050cont arm0
20 355   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile4350gas tank0
21 192   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'55 Buick41 crash0
221988   Joel Million Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile36 disqualified0
23 914   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'55 Chevrolet27 overheating0
24128   Bud Harless Edgar Clay'53 Hudson23 overheating0
251597-A   Bill Blair J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile15 overheating0
26240   Ed Cole '54 Ford3 shocks0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tim Flock1112112
  Buck Baker11313321