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1955-42


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NASCAR Grand National race number 42 of 45
Sunday, October 16, 1955 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile paved track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:40:40
Average speed: 59.603 mph
Pole speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 3
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
11730   Speedy Thompson Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler2001100running64
21149   Bob Welborn Bob Welborn'55 Chevrolet200700running31
31844   Jim Paschal Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet200475running0
4 292   Herb Thomas Motoramic   (Herb Thomas)'55 Chevrolet199365running7
5 97   Jim Reed Jim Reed'55 Chevrolet198310running32
6229   Joe Weatherly Schwam Motors   (Charlie Schwam)'56 Ford198250running0
7 12   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet198200running0
8 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Dodge198150running0
91504   Jimmy Massey Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet194100running0
102087   Buck Baker DePaolo Engineering   (Pete DePaolo)'56 Ford194100running0
112598   Marvin Panch Pete DePaolo'56 Ford19275running0
121355   Bobby Waddell '55 Oldsmobile18760running0
131022   Bill Blair Bill Blair'55 Ford18650running0
141433   Pop McGinnis Owen Cox'55 Chevrolet18350running0
151917   Russ Graham Earl Wright'55 Chevrolet18250running0
16 671   Ted Cannady The Racing Club   (Ted Cannady)'55 Oldsmobile17850crash0
17 528   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile17750running0
181224   Jimmy Thompson Ike Kiser'55 Ford17650running0
19 832   Jim Thompson '53 Hudson17350running0
2026460   Ed Cole Brooks Brothers'55 Plymouth17250running0
212794   Clarence DeZalia Clarence DeZalia'54 Ford160 running0
222170   Joe Eubanks Lancaster Brothers'55 Chevrolet156 wheel0
232491   Donald Thomas Herb Thomas'55 Buick155 running0
24 7300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler73 engine66
25 3301   Fonty Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler62 transmission0
262322-A   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'55 Ford55 bearing0
2728B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'56 Ford26 brakes0
281624   Jimmy Pardue Jimmy Pardue'55 Chevrolet10 hub0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas177
  Tim Flock87366
  Jim Reed7410532
  Bob Welborn10612015
  Speedy Thompson1211211
  Bob Welborn12213716
  Speedy Thompson13820063