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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

1971NASCAR Grand National
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Chevrolet
196241stNASCAR Grand National
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Ford, Plymouth
196163rdNASCAR Grand National
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ford
196025thNASCAR Grand National
9 races. 2 wins. 2 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Chevrolet, T-Bird, Ford
19593rdNASCAR Grand National
29 races. 0 wins. 1 podiums. 1 pole position. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Chevrolet, Ford, T-Bird, Pontiac
19583rdNASCAR Grand National
38 races. 4 wins. 13 podiums. 7 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Chevrolet
19573rdNASCAR Grand National
38 races. 2 wins. 9 podiums. 4 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Chevrolet, Ford
19563rdNASCAR Grand National
42 races. 8 wins. 18 podiums. 7 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Chevrolet, Dodge, Chrysler, Ford
195515thNASCAR Grand National
15 races. 2 wins. 3 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Oldsmobile, Chevrolet, Buick, Ford, Hudson
195423rdNASCAR Grand National
7 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Cars: Oldsmobile, Buick
195311thNASCAR Grand National
7 races. 2 wins. 5 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Oldsmobile
195237thNASCAR Grand National
2 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. ? fastest race laps.
Car: Ford
1951NASCAR Grand National
3 races. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Cars: Oldsmobile, Plymouth, Studebaker
1950NASCAR Grand National
1 race. 0 wins. 0 podiums. 0 pole positions. 0 fastest race laps.
Bruce Thompson
Car: Plymouth

Karting details – the karting career of Speedy Thompson

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