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1955-31


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NASCAR Grand National race number 31 of 45
Friday, August 5, 1955 at Southern States Fairgrounds, Charlotte, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:02:56
Average speed: 48.806 mph
Pole speed: 57.859 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 2 laps +
Attendance: 5600
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1955 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1955 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
5 1300   Tim Flock Mercury Outboards   (Carl Kiekhaefer)'55 Chrysler192310running52
2 22   Gwyn Staley Hubert Westmoreland'55 Chevrolet198700running0
1 378   Jim Paschal Helzafire   (Ernest Woods)'55 Oldsmobile2001100running148
13 48   Billy Carden Bishop Brothers'55 Buick7150shocks0
12 588   Jimmie Lewallen Ernest Woods'55 Oldsmobile8260tie rod0
4 644   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'55 Chevrolet195365running0
15 7B-29   Dink Widenhouse Dink Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile2450piston0
10 842   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'55 Chrysler110100rr axle0
3 9303   Buck Baker Henry Ford'55 Chrysler198475running0
81055   Junior Johnson B & L Motors   (Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham)'55 Oldsmobile131150bearing0
61187   Buddy Shuman Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile186250running0
71228   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile183200running0
141397-A   Blackie Pitt J.M. Fitzgibbons'54 Oldsmobile5650tie rod0
914178   John Lindsay John Lindsay'55 Chevrolet123100bearing0
11155   Richard Brownlee Joe Blair'54 Mercury10575gas line0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock15252
  Jim Paschal53200148