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1955 Darlington NASCAR

1955 Darlington NASCAR is 211th NASCAR race. Passed at the Darlington circuit. Fireball Roberts won the pole position, Herb Thomas won this race. Jim Reed and Tim Flock also climbed to the podium, in second and third place. Race distance 366 laps (805 km).

Previous race: 1955 Raleigh NASCAR
Next race: 1955 Montgomery NASCAR
Race Start: 5th September 1955

Interesting facts and statistics about the 1955 Darlington NASCAR

42nd victory for the Herb Thomas team
44th victory for the Herb Thomas
78th podium for the Herb Thomas
2nd podium for the Jim Reed
59th podium for the Tim Flock

Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation) - 1955 Darlington NASCAR winner

Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation) #92 - 1955 Darlington NASCAR winner

1955 Darlington NASCAR results

Position Name Car Points Result Lap Team
1 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #92 0 5h 25m 25s 0 Herb Thomas
2 Jim Reed Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #7 0 Jim Reed
3 Tim Flock Chrysler 300 , #16 0 Carl Kiekhaefer
4 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #2 0 Hubert Westmoreland
5 Larry Flynn Ford ?? 1955, #96 0 W.R. Waldron
6 Buck Baker Buick ?? 1955, #89 0 Buck Baker
7 Lou Spears Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #93 0 J.T. Maness
8 Cotton Owens Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #70 0 Lancaster Brothers
9 Bill Widenhouse Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #25 0 Sam McCuthen
10 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #4 0 Hubert Westmoreland
11 Banks Simpson Buick ?? 1955, #20 0 Banks Simpson
12 Joe Eubanks Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #82 0 Phil Oates
13 Marvin Panch Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #44 0 Julian Petty
14 Nace Mattingly Ford ?? 1955, #54 0 Nace Mattingly
15 Jimmie Lewallen Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #88 0 Ernest Woods
16 Ralph Liguori Mercury ?? 1955, #6 0 Al Wheatley
17 Banjo Matthews Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #84 0 Paper Hangers
18 Dave Terrell Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #98 0 Dave Terrell
19 Russ Graham Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #17 0 Earl Wright
20 Bill Champion Buick ?? 1955, #51 0 Leland Colvin
21 Lee Petty Dodge ?? 1955, #42 0 Petty Enterprises
22 Johnny Patterson Mercury ?? 1955, #68 0 Al Wheatley
23 Billy Myers Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #46 0 Hubert Westmoreland
24 Lloyd Moore Ford ?? 1955, #95 0 Julian Buesink
25 Ray Platte Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #35 0 Harry Parry
26 Bill Blair Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #22 0 Bill Blair
27 Bobby Waddell Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #24 0 Jimmy Pardue
28 Blackie Pitt Ford ?? 1955, #59 0 Brownie Pitt
29 Jimmy Thompson Plymouth ?? 1955, #12 0
30 Bob Welborn Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #49 0 Bob Welborn
31 Curley Hatfield Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #62 0
32 Roy Bentley Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #50 0 Marion Cox
33 Joe Weatherly Ford ?? 1955, #9 0 Charlie Schwam
34 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #78 0 Ernest Woods
35 Bill Bowman Nash ?? 1954, #58 0 Bill Bowman
36 Junior Johnson Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #55 0 Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham
37 Ned Jarrett Pontiac ?? 1955, #30 0 Mellie Bernard
38 Gene Bergin Dodge ?? 1954, #61 0 Malcolm Barlow
39 Billy Carden Buick ?? 1955, #8 0 Bishop Brothers
40 Tojo Stephens Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #78 0
41 Possum Jones Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #43 0 Steve Pierce
42 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #28 0 Frank Dodge
43 Harold Kite Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #71 0
44 Van Van Wey Ford ?? 1955, #10 0 Ray Fletcher
45 Speedy Thompson Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #87 0 Bob Griffin
46 Fred Johnson Cadillac ?? 1955, #56 0 Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham
47 Doug Cox Pontiac ?? 1955, #37 0 Claude Porter
48 Gene Comstock Hudson Hornet, #81 0 Gene Comstock
49 Clarence DeZalia Ford ?? 1954, #94 0 Clarence DeZalia
50 Dick Allwine Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #77 0 Earl Wright
51 Fonty Flock Chrysler 300 , #36 0 Carl Kiekhaefer
52 Gene Simpson Buick ?? 1955, #40 0 Gene Simpson
53 Dick Beaty Ford ?? 1955, #34 0 Ike Kiser
54 Jim Thompson Hudson Hornet, #32 0
55 Don Duckworth Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #23 0
56 Arden Mounts Hudson Hornet, #18 0 Arden Mounts
57 Jimmy Roland Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #15 0 R.C. Rollings
58 Curtis Turner Ford ?? 1955, #99 0 Charlie Schwam
59 Elmo Langley Dodge ?? 1955, #76 0 Elmo Langley
60 Donald Thomas Buick ?? 1955, #91 0 Herb Thomas
61 Slick Smith Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #14 0 Frank Christian
62 Dick Rathman Chrysler 300 , #3 0 John Ditz
63 Bud Rackley Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #21 0
64 Tommy Thompson Ford ?? 1955, #41 0 Julian Buesink
65 Gordon Smith Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 0 Gordon Smith
66 Fireball Roberts Buick ?? 1955, #0 0 Bob Fish
67 Pop McGinnis Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #33 0 Owen Cox
68 Ed Cole, George Parrish Plymouth ?? 1955, #460 0 Clarence DeZalia

Qualifying Results for the 1955 Darlington NASCAR on the Darlington circuit

Position Name Car Result Team
1 Fireball Roberts Buick ?? 1955, #0 Bob Fish
2 Buck Baker Buick ?? 1955, #89 Buck Baker
3 Speedy Thompson Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #87 Bob Griffin
4 Bill Widenhouse Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #25 Sam McCuthen
5 Joe Eubanks Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #82 Phil Oates
6 Tim Flock Chrysler 300 , #16 Carl Kiekhaefer
7 Joe Weatherly Ford ?? 1955, #9 Charlie Schwam
8 Herb Thomas Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #92 Herb Thomas
9 Billy Carden Buick ?? 1955, #8 Bishop Brothers
10 Jim Paschal Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #78 Ernest Woods
11 Fonty Flock Chrysler 300 , #36 Carl Kiekhaefer
12 Dick Rathman Chrysler 300 , #3 John Ditz
13 Banjo Matthews Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #84 Paper Hangers
14 Donald Thomas Buick ?? 1955, #91 Herb Thomas
15 Curtis Turner Ford ?? 1955, #99 Charlie Schwam
16 Gene Simpson Buick ?? 1955, #40 Gene Simpson
17 Junior Johnson Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #55 Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham
18 Bill Champion Buick ?? 1955, #51 Leland Colvin
19 Dick Beaty Ford ?? 1955, #34 Ike Kiser
20 Banks Simpson Buick ?? 1955, #20 Banks Simpson
21 Jim Reed Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #7 Jim Reed
22 Fred Johnson Cadillac ?? 1955, #56 Jim Lowe / Carl Beckham
23 Dick Allwine Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #77 Earl Wright
24 Gwyn Staley Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #2 Hubert Westmoreland
25 Lee Petty Dodge ?? 1955, #42 Petty Enterprises
26 Lou Spears Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #93 J.T. Maness
27 Cotton Owens Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #70 Lancaster Brothers
28 Jimmy Roland Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #15 R.C. Rollings
29 Russ Graham Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #17 Earl Wright
30 Larry Flynn Ford ?? 1955, #96 W.R. Waldron
31 Blackie Pitt Ford ?? 1955, #59 Brownie Pitt
32 Ray Platte Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #35 Harry Parry
33 Nace Mattingly Ford ?? 1955, #54 Nace Mattingly
34 Billy Myers Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #46 Hubert Westmoreland
35 Ralph Liguori Mercury ?? 1955, #6 Al Wheatley
36 Van Van Wey Ford ?? 1955, #10 Ray Fletcher
37 Dave Terrell Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #98 Dave Terrell
38 Bill Blair Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #22 Bill Blair
39 Slick Smith Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #14 Frank Christian
40 Don Duckworth Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #23
41 Jimmy Massey Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #4 Hubert Westmoreland
42 Eddie Skinner Oldsmobile 88 (First generation), #28 Frank Dodge
43 Bobby Waddell Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #24 Jimmy Pardue
44 Jimmie Lewallen Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #88 Ernest Woods
45 Marvin Panch Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #44 Julian Petty
46 Johnny Patterson Mercury ?? 1955, #68 Al Wheatley
47 Ned Jarrett Pontiac ?? 1955, #30 Mellie Bernard
48 Lloyd Moore Ford ?? 1955, #95 Julian Buesink
49 Arden Mounts Hudson Hornet, #18 Arden Mounts
50 Roy Bentley Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #50 Marion Cox
51 Harold Kite Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #71
52 Jimmy Thompson Plymouth ?? 1955, #12
53 Doug Cox Pontiac ?? 1955, #37 Claude Porter
54 Elmo Langley Dodge ?? 1955, #76 Elmo Langley
55 Tojo Stephens Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #78
56 Ed Cole Plymouth ?? 1955, #460 Clarence DeZalia
57 Gene Bergin Dodge ?? 1954, #61 Malcolm Barlow
58 Gordon Smith Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #19 Gordon Smith
59 Bill Bowman Nash ?? 1954, #58 Bill Bowman
60 Bud Rackley Oldsmobile 88 (Second generation), #21
61 Curley Hatfield Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #62
62 Possum Jones Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #43 Steve Pierce
63 Pop McGinnis Chevrolet Bel Air (Second generation), #33 Owen Cox
64 George Parrish Studebaker ?? 1953, #11 George Parrish
65 Tommy Thompson Ford ?? 1955, #41 Julian Buesink
66 Clarence DeZalia Ford ?? 1954, #94 Clarence DeZalia
67 Jim Thompson Hudson Hornet, #32
68 Gene Comstock, Bob Welborn Hudson Hornet, #81 Gene Comstock

List of all cars for the 1955 Darlington NASCAR on the Darlington circuit