OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1955-42

Speedy Thompson won the 1955 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1955-42 at Martinsville Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Martinsville Speedway
  • LOCATION: Martinsville
  • LENGTH: 0.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $4,285

RACE

  • NUMBER: 42
  • NAME: 1955-42
  • DATE: 10-16-1955
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 3 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Speedy Thompson
  • CAR MAKE: 1955 Chrysler
  • AVG SPEED: 0.000
  • START POSITION: 17th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 7
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 17 30 Speedy Thompson Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 200 64 Running 1,100
2 11 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 200 31 Running 700
3 18 44 Jim Paschal Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 200 0 Running 475
4 2 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Motoramic 0 0 0 199 7 Running 365
5 9 7 Jim Reed Chevrolet Jim Reed 0 0 0 198 32 Running 310
6 22 9 Joe Weatherly Ford Schwam Motors 0 0 0 198 0 Running 250
7 1 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 198 0 Running 200
8 4 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 198 0 Running 150
9 15 04 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 194 0 Running 100
10 20 87 Buck Baker Ford DePaolo Engineering 0 0 0 194 0 Running 100
11 25 98 Marvin Panch Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 192 0 Running 75
12 13 55 Bobby Waddell Oldsmobile -- 0 0 0 187 0 Running 60
13 10 22 Bill Blair Ford Bill Blair 0 0 0 186 0 Running 50
14 14 33 Pop McGinnis Chevrolet Owen Cox 0 0 0 183 0 Running 50
15 19 17 Russ Graham Chevrolet Earl Wright 0 0 0 182 0 Running 50
16 6 71 Ted Cannady Oldsmobile The Racing Club 0 0 0 178 0 Crash 50
17 5 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 177 0 Running 50
18 12 24 Jimmy Thompson Ford Ike Kiser 0 0 0 176 0 Running 50
19 8 32 Jim Thompson Hudson -- 0 0 0 173 0 Running 50
20 26 460 Ed Cole Plymouth Brooks Brothers 0 0 0 172 0 Running 50
21 27 94 Clarence DeZalia Ford Clarence DeZalia 0 0 0 160 0 Running 0
22 21 70 Joe Eubanks Chevrolet Lancaster Brothers 0 0 0 156 0 Wheel 0
23 24 91 Donald Thomas Buick Herb Thomas 0 0 0 155 0 Running 0
24 7 300 Tim Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 70 66 Transmission 0
25 3 301 Fonty Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 62 0 Transmission 0
26 23 22-A Glen Wood Ford Wood Brothers 0 0 0 55 0 Bearing 0
27 28 B-29 Dink Widenhouse Ford Dink Widenhouse 0 0 0 26 0 Brakes 0
28 16 24 Jimmy Pardue Chevrolet Jimmy Pardue 0 0 0 10 0 Hub 0