|Born||Raymond George Platte, Jr.
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
|Died||July 21, 1963
Durham, North Carolina, U.S.
|Cause of death||Head injuries from racing accident|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|1 race run over 1 year|
|First race||1955 Southern 500 (Darlington Raceway)|
|Last race||1955 Southern 500 (Darlington Raceway)|
Platte only competed in the 1955 Southern 500. As a competitor in the 1955 Southern 500, he raced for Harry Parry in a Chevrolet and finished in 25th place. In the process, he won $100 ($880.37 when adjusted for inflation) for his single-race NASCAR career.
- "Driver information for Ray Platte". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- "Ray Platte's performance at the 1955 Southern 500". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2012-04-24.
- "Stock Car Driver Dies". St. Petersburg Times. Associated Press. July 22, 1963.
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