June 17, 1929|
Midland, North Carolina
|Died||June 29, 1995(aged 66)|
|Cause of death||Advanced age|
|NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career|
|31 race(s) run over 9 year(s)|
|Best finish||26th – 1955 Grand National season|
|First race||1950 Southern 500 (Darlington Raceway)|
|Last race||1964 Textile 250 (Concord Speedway)|
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 ($24,903.35 in today's money). Bill's average starting position was 22nd and his average finish position was 21st. 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.
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