TMC Chase

July 1955 Spartanburg

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200 lap, 100 mile race scheduled for Monday, July 4, 1955
Spartanburg Interstate Fairgrounds
(later Piedmont Interstate Fairgrounds)
Race began but was interrupted and postponed by rain
The race was postponed a second time on July 5th and was finally completed on Wednesday, July 6th.
Pole and race winner: Tim Flock
TMC Chase
@tmc-chase   4 years ago
Articles from Spartanburg Herald
Dave Fulton
@dave-fulton   4 years ago
One of the stories mentions Bill France would announce the Spartanburg race. Was he doing that on a regular basis with his barnstorming series?
TMC Chase
@tmc-chase   4 years ago
Good question Dave. Not sure of other races where Big Bill worked the PA. Maybe others would know from races they attended in that era. Perhaps he did so simply because the race was scheduled on the 4th of July. With the race being rained out 2x, who knows if France stuck around to call the remainder of it on July 6th.
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