Bill Widenhouse

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Bill Widenhouse
Born (1929-06-17)June 17, 1929
Midland, North Carolina
Died June 29, 1995(1995-06-29) (aged 66)
Cause of death Advanced age
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career
31 races run over 9 years
Best finish 26th – 1955 Grand National season
First race 1950 Southern 500 (Darlington Raceway)
Last race 1964 Textile 250 (Concord Speedway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 5 0

Bill Widenhouse (born June 17, 1929 - died June 29, 1995) was a NASCAR Grand National driver from Midland, North Carolina, USA.[1]


During his 14-year NASCAR career, Widenhouse managed to earn two top-five finishes, five top-ten finishes, completed 4131 laps for 4,129.0 miles (6,645.0 km), and earned $3,275 in take-home pay ($25,841.58 when considering inflation).[1] Bill's average starting position was 22nd and his average finish position was 21st.[1] This driver was a competitor at the 1955 Southern 500 and received a ninth-place finish as the result of the race.

Widenhouse's best finishes were on tri-oval intermediate tracks where he would finish in 18th place on average. His worst finishes would come on road courses with an average finish of 48th place.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "Bill Widenhouse information". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2009-10-22. 
  2. ^ "NASCAR Statistics for Bill Widenhouse". Driver Averages. Retrieved 2012-11-11.