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Ronnie Thomas

Ronald "Ronnie" Thomas
Born (1955-03-08) March 8, 1955 (ageĀ 59)
Christiansburg, Virginia
Awards 1978 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year

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

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

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