OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

1955-40

Speedy Thompson won the 1955 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES 1955-40 at Memphis-Arkansas Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Memphis-Arkansas Speedway
  • LOCATION: LeHi
  • LENGTH: 1.500 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $11,025

RACE

  • NUMBER: 40
  • NAME: 1955-40
  • DATE: 10-09-1955
  • LAPS / MILES: 200 / 300
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Speedy Thompson
  • CAR MAKE: 1955 Ford
  • AVG SPEED: 83.948
  • START POSITION: 10th
  • LEAD CHANGES: 2
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 10 297 Speedy Thompson Ford Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 200 158 Running 2,900
2 6 98 Marvin Panch Ford Memphis District Dir. 0 0 0 200 0 Running 1,450
3 12 04 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 196 0 Running 1,000
4 2 300 Tim Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 195 42 Running 850
5 8 308 Bob Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 195 0 Running 650
6 3 87 Buck Baker Ford Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 194 0 Running 525
7 18 88 Jimmie Lewallen Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 190 0 Running 400
8 25 44 Ralph Liguori Chevrolet Julian Petty 0 0 0 189 0 Running 350
9 14 B-29 Dink Widenhouse Ford Dink Widenhouse 0 0 0 185 0 Running 250
10 20 49 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bob Welborn 0 0 0 183 0 Running 225
11 24 42 Lee Petty Dodge Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 183 0 Running 150
12 35 22 Bill Blair Oldsmobile Bill Blair 0 0 0 182 0 Running 125
13 22 188 Hooker Hood Oldsmobile Hooker Hood 0 0 0 177 0 Running 125
14 40 12 Al Hager Chevrolet -- 0 0 0 176 0 Running 125
15 27 51-X Leland Sowell Ford Bill Taylor 0 0 0 176 0 Running 125
16 42 89 Banks Simpson Buick Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 172 0 Running 95
17 31 64 Johnny Allen Plymouth Spook Crawford 0 0 0 169 0 Running 195
18 39 299 Norm Nelson Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 162 0 Engine 95
19 32 84 Gene Rose Chrysler -- 0 0 0 160 0 Running 95
20 30 5 Bob Coleman Ford -- 0 0 0 152 0 Running 95
21 20 155 Roscoe Rann Chrysler -- 0 0 0 146 0 Running 60
22 7 92 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Motoramic 0 0 0 132 0 Rear end 60
23 26 52 Joe Guide Hudson Sally Guide 0 0 0 125 0 Running 160
24 41 1 Bill Morton Buick Bill Morton 0 0 0 123 0 Crash 60
25 23 37 Tiny Lund Chevrolet Rupert Safety Belt 0 0 0 65 0 Crash 60
26 37 46 Jim Murray Buick -- 0 0 0 63 0 Fuel pump 60
27 4 99 Billy Carden Ford Schwam Motors 0 0 0 55 0 Crash 60
28 17 70 Joe Eubanks Chevrolet Lancaster Brothers 0 0 0 46 0 Steering 60
29 21 15 Johnny Mantz Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 46 0 Vapor lock 60
30 15 68 Chuck Stevenson Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 43 0 Vapor lock 60
31 13 2 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Hubert Westmoreland 0 0 0 38 0 Fuel pump 60
32 8 86 Joe Weatherly Ford Pete DePaolo 0 0 0 29 0 Vapor lock 60
33 19 198 Dave Terrell Oldsmobile Dave Terrell 0 0 0 27 0 Crash 60
34 16 17 Russ Graham Chevrolet Earl Wright 0 0 0 22 0 Overheating 60
35 11 25 Bill Widenhouse Chevrolet Sam McCuthen 0 0 0 22 0 Radiator 60
36 5 95 Curtis Turner Ford Schwam Motors 0 0 0 19 0 Vapor lock 40
37 38 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 13 0 Gasket 40
38 36 112 Floyd Curtis Ford -- 0 0 0 10 0 Radiator 40
39 1 301 Fonty Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 5 0 Radiator 40
40 29 32 Ted Cannady Ford Ted Cannady 0 0 0 3 0 Piston 40
41 33 7 Jim Reed Chevrolet Jim Reed 0 0 0 8 0 Dq 0