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Flag of U.S.A. Speedy Thompson

nationality American born April 3, 1926 hometown Monroe, North Carolina died April 2, 1972 place of death Charlotte, North Carolina

Career summary

Helmet of Speedy Thompson
Races entered198
Wins20
Podiums51
Pole positions19
Fastest laps0
Race win percentage10.1%
Podium percentage25.8%

Racing highlights

19593rdNASCAR Grand National
19583rdNASCAR Grand National
19573rdNASCAR Grand National
19563rdNASCAR Grand National

Disclaimer: the data and summaries are all taken from the data available in the career details section further below on this page. If you know of things missing or have corrections, please log in and submit them.

Career overview – years in numbers

The following numbers are a summary of the more detailed information available in the Career details further below on the page. Seasons spanning over two years (for example 2013-14 championships) have their race results accounted for in the year the championship ends.

19711 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19623 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19613 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19609 races2 wins2 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
195929 races0 wins1 podium1 pole positions? fastest race laps
195838 races4 wins13 podiums7 pole position? fastest race laps
195738 races2 wins9 podiums4 pole position? fastest race laps
195642 races8 wins18 podiums7 pole position? fastest race laps
195515 races2 wins3 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19547 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19537 races2 wins5 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19522 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position? fastest race laps
19513 races0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps
19501 race0 wins0 podiums0 pole position0 fastest race laps

Career details – the racing career of Speedy Thompson

1971 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
1000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1962 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
41st2522
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford
Plymouth

1961 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
63rd0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
3000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1960 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
25th5658
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
9220?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
T-Bird
Ford

1959 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
3rd7684
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
29011?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Ford
T-Bird
Pontiac

1958 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
3rd8792
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
384137?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet

1957 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
3rd8580
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
38294?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Ford

1956 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
3rd8328
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
428187?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Chevrolet
Dodge
Chrysler
Ford

1955 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
15th2452
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
15230?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Chevrolet
Buick
Ford
Hudson

1954 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
23rd1480
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Buick

1953 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
11th2958
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
7250?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile

1952 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
37th656
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
2000?
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Ford

1951 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
-0
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
30000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Oldsmobile
Plymouth
Studebaker

1950 NASCAR Grand National

PositionPointsTeam
-0Bruce Thompson
RacesWinsPodiumsPole positions*Fastest laps
10000
* only pole positions from timed qualifying sessions.
CarEngineTyres
Plymouth

Karting details – the karting career of Speedy Thompson

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