OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

WILKES COUNTY 160

Buck Baker won the 1955 NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL SERIES Wilkes County 160 at North Wilkesboro Speedway.

TRACK

  • NAME: North Wilkesboro Speedway
  • LOCATION: North Wilkesboro
  • LENGTH: 0.625 Miles
  • SURFACE: Dirt
  • PURSE: $3,800

RACE

  • NUMBER: 8
  • NAME: Wilkes County 160
  • DATE: 04-03-1955
  • LAPS / MILES: 160 / 100
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 0 / 0

WINNER

  • NAME: Buck Baker
  • CAR MAKE: 1954 Oldsmobile
  • AVG SPEED: 73.126
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 1
POINTS LAPS
Fin St # Driver Make Sponsor Tot Race Bonus Tot Led Status Money
1 2 87 Buck Baker Oldsmobile Griffin Motors 0 0 0 160 160 Running 1,000
2 8 3 Dick Rathman Hudson Blue Crown 0 0 0 160 0 Running 650
3 7 99 Curtis Turner Oldsmobile Parks Cigarette 0 0 0 156 0 Running 450
4 10 42 Lee Petty Chrysler Petty Enterprises 0 0 0 155 0 Running 350
5 17 28 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile Frank Dodge 0 0 0 154 0 Running 300
6 20 98 Dave Terrell Oldsmobile Dave Terrell 0 0 0 152 0 Running 250
7 15 5 Jimmie Lewallen Mercury Joe Blair 0 0 0 151 0 Running 200
8 22 460 Gene Simpson Plymouth Brooks Brothers 0 0 0 151 0 Running 150
9 9 88 Joel Million Oldsmobile Ernest Woods 0 0 0 144 0 Running 100
10 16 59 Blackie Pitt Oldsmobile Brownie Pitt 0 0 0 140 0 Running 100
11 14 58 Tommy Ringstaff Packard J.B. Cunningham 0 0 0 126 0 Axle 25
12 12 72 John Dodd Sr Hudson John Dodd, Sr. 0 0 0 109 0 Spindle 25
13 13 300 Tim Flock Chrysler Mercury Outboards 0 0 0 106 0 Coil 25
14 11 18 Herb Thomas Hudson Arden Mounts 0 0 0 105 0 Wheel 25
15 19 80 Jimmy Thompson Hudson -- 0 0 0 84 0 Frame 25
16 6 78 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile Helzafire 0 0 0 70 0 Vapor lock 25
17 13 73 John Dodd Jr Hudson John Dodd, Sr. 0 0 0 64 0 Gasket 25
18 4 55 Junior Johnson Oldsmobile B & L Motors 0 0 0 58 0 Bearing 25
19 1 B-29 Dink Widenhouse Oldsmobile Dink Widenhouse 0 0 0 56 0 Engine 25
20 5 14 Fonty Flock Chevrolet Frank Christian 0 0 0 33 0 Axle 25
21 18 6 Ralph Liguori Dodge Ralph Liguori 0 0 0 16 0 Tire 0
22 21 57 Boyce Hildreth Hudson Hildreth Motors 0 0 0 5 0 Gasket 0