Ronnie Thomas

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Ronald "Ronnie" Thomas
Born (1955-03-08) March 8, 1955 (age 59)
Christiansburg, Virginia
Awards 1978 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career
197 races run over 12 years
Best finish 14th - 1980 Winston Cup Series season
First race 1977 Old Dominion 500 (Martinsville)
Last race 1989 Miller High Life 400 (Michigan)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 9 0
NASCAR Xfinity Series career
3 races run over 2 years
Best finish 54th - 1985
First race 1982 Miller 300 (Charlotte)
Last race 1985 Busch 200 (South Boston)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 1 0

Ronald "Ronnie" Thomas is a retired NASCAR driver who drove in the Winston Cup series from 1977 to 1989 and the Busch Series in 1982 and 1985. He was the 1978 NASCAR Winston Cup Rookie of the Year, edging out Roger Hamby in a race that went down to the wire at the Los Angeles Times 500. Thomas's father, Jabe Thomas was also a NASCAR driver. In 1980, his best season he finished 14th in the points in #25 Stone's Cafeteria car. He led a career total of four laps in Winston Cup competition.

NASCAR Winston Cup Series Results

Year Rank Points Starts Top10 Avg. Start Avg. Finish Winnings
1989 69 94 1 0 24.0 23.0 3,925
1987 55 319 4 0 29.5 27.7 5,220
1986 44 504 6 0 34.1 26.3 25,215
1985 39 631 7 0 27.8 24.2 10,505
1984 29 1775 21 0 28.6 26.2 79,325
1983 22 2515 26 0 28.8 22.1 47,180
1982 30 1093 18 0 30.1 26.4 23,570
1981 26 2138 23 0 26.4 23.3 52,855
1980 14 3066 30 4 23.1 20.3 82,010
1979 17 2912 30 3 24.0 22.1 92,950
1978 18 2733 27 2 25.2 20.6 59,260
1977 53 331 4 0 28.0 26.7 4,590

Sources[edit]

http://www.nascar.com/drivers/dps/rthomas01/cup/index.html http://www.databaseracing.com/drivers/driverpage.htm?driverID=1343