OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1955-18

Lee Petty won the 1955 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1955-18 at Forsyth County Fairgrounds.

TRACK

  • NAME: Forsyth County Fairgrounds
  • LOCATION: Winston-Salem
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $4,085

RACE

  • NUMBER: 18
  • NAME: 1955-18
  • DATE: 05-29-1955
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Lee Petty
  • CAR MAKE: 1954 Chrysler
  • AVG SPEED: 50.583
  • START POSITION: 9th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 9 42 Lee Petty Chrysler Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 200 33 Running 1,000
2 7 78 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Helzafire 0 0 0 200 0 Running 650
3 15 71 Fred Dove Oldsmobile Fred Dove 0 0 0 197 0 Running 450
4 11 3 Dick Rathman Chrysler John Ditz 0 0 0 193 0 Running 350
5 12 171 John Dodd Jr Dodge John Dodd, Sr. 0 0 0 190 0 Running 300
6 17 19 Gordon Smith Chevrolet Gordon Smith 0 0 0 186 0 Running 250
7 5 44 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 186 0 Running 200
8 22 5 Perk Brown Mercury Joe Blair 0 0 0 182 0 Running 150
9 20 18 Arden Mounts Hudson Arden Mounts 0 0 0 181 0 Running 100
10 13 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 179 0 Running 100
11 16 69 Volney Schulze Dodge Volney Schulze 0 0 0 178 0 Running 75
12 2 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 173 126 Axle 60
13 11 21 George Parrish Studebaker George Parrish 0 0 0 164 0 Running 50
14 3 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 160 0 Rear end 50
15 8 92 Donald Thomas Hudson Herb Thomas 0 0 0 142 0 Crash 50
16 23 140 Mack Hanbury Hudson Caplan Motors 0 0 0 135 0 Crash 50
17 19 121 Harvey Henderson Hudson Harvey Henderson 0 0 0 131 0 Oil pressure 50
18 10 8 Billy Carden Buick Bishop Brothers 0 0 0 121 0 Piston 50
19 14 97-A Bill Blair Oldsmobile J.M. Fitzgibbons 0 0 0 114 0 Gas tank 50
20 6 300 Tim Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 64 0 Oil pressure 50
21 1 301 Fonty Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 62 41 Oil pressure 0
22 4 55 Junior Johnson Oldsmobile B & L Motors 0 0 0 20 0 Rear end 0
23 18 480 Gene Simpson Plymouth Brooks Brothers 0 0 0 10 0 Crash 0