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Clarence Henley Gray Jr. (born January 12, 1933) is a retired NASCAR Winston Cup Series driver whose career spanned from 1964 to 1977.[1]

Henley Gray
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BornClarence Henley Gray Jr.
(1933-01-12) January 12, 1933 (age 86)
Rome, Georgia, U.S.A.
NASCAR Cup Series career
374 races run over 14 years
Best finish4th – 1966 NASCAR Grand National season
First race1964 Nashville 400 (Nashville Speedway)
Last race1977 Nashville 420 (Nashville Speedway)
Wins Top tens Poles
0 60 0

CareerEdit

Out of the 76045 laps committed in his career, Gray only led two of them.[1] Gray's total career earnings as a driver is $265,324 in American dollars ($1,096,993.08 when adjusted for inflation)[1] while his earnings as an owner was $538,130 ($933,328.9 when adjusted for inflation).[2] His average start is 24th while his average finish is 19th place.[1] Henley has officially raced the equivalent of 66,089.0 miles (106,359.9 km).[1] One of his main sponsors was Belden Asphalt.

Henley Gray would also own vehicles for drivers like Bob Burcham, Frog Fagan, Dale Earnhardt, and J.D. McDuffie in an ownership career that lasted until 1993.[2] The vehicles that Gray owned in NASCAR travelled a distance of 97,899.9 miles (157,554.6 km).[2] These cars had an average start of 26th place and an average finish of 21st place.[2]

Motorsports career resultsEdit

NASCAREdit

(key) (Bold – Pole position awarded by qualifying time. Italics – Pole position earned by points standings or practice time. * – Most laps led.)

Grand National SeriesEdit

NASCAR Grand National Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 NGNC Pts Ref
1964 John Black 81 Ford CON AUG JSP SVH RSD DAY DAY DAY RCH BRI GPS BGS ATL AWS HBO PIF CLB NWS MAR SVH DAR LGY HCY SBO CLT GPS ASH ATL CON NSV CHT BIR VAL PIF DAY ODS OBS BRR ISP GLN LIN BRI NSV
20
MBS AWS DTS ONA CLB BGS STR DAR HCY RCH ODS HBO MAR SVH NWS CLT HAR AUG JAC NA 0 [3]
1965 Gene Cline 97 Ford RSD DAY DAY DAY PIF AWS RCH HBO ATL GPS
8
NWS
18
MAR
13
CLB
7
BRI
26
DAR LGY
13
BGS
13
HCY
17
CLT
16
CCF
10
ASH
10
HAR
10
NSV
5
BIR
11
ATL
28
GPS
17
MBS
14
VAL
11
DAY
39
ODS
23
OBS
DNQ
ISP GLN BRI NSV
12
CCF
9
AWS
22
SMR
23
PIF
16
AUG
16
CLB
16
DTS
17
BLV
16
BGS
19
DAR
38
HCY
24
LIN
13
ODS
24
RCH
14
MAR
30
NWS
29
CLT
14
HBO CAR DTS 26th 9552 [4]
1966 AUG
18
RSD 4th 22468 [5]
Gray Racing Ford DAY
16
DAY DAY
17
CAR
9
BRI
9
ATL
40
HCY
13
CLB
10
GPS
6
BGS
13
NWS
5
MAR
15
DAR
13
LGY
11
MGR
7
MON
5
RCH
8
CLT DTS ASH
7
PIF
7
SMR
11
GPS
5
DAY
23
ODS
7
BRR
15
OXF
17
FON
10
ISP
10
BRI
9
SMR
9
ATL
15
CLB
15
AWS
23
BLV
17
BGS
9
DAR
22
HCY
13
RCH
17
HBO
11
MAR
15
NWS
13
CAR
18
Gene Cline 95 Ford AWS
20
BLV
25
Gene Black 74 Ford NSV
4
75 CLT
18
1967 Gray Racing 97 Ford AUG
13
RSD
27
DAY DAY
18
DAY
17
AWS
12
BRI
18
GPS
13
BGS
7
ATL CLB
10
HCY NWS
22
MAR
13
SVH
10
RCH DAR
21
BLV
16
LGY
14
ASH
7
MGR
6
SMR
10
BIR
10
CAR
27
GPS
15
MGY
7
DAY
37
TRN
22
OXF
27
FDA
11
ISP
17
BRI
13
SMR
13
NSV
13
ATL
16
BGS CLB
9
SVH
19
DAR
19
HCY
15
RCH
9
BLV
30
HBO
22
MAR
14
NWS
25
17th 17502 [6]
DeWitt Racing 4 Ford CLT
28
Roy Dutton 19 Ford CLT
12
CAR AWS
30
1968 Gray Racing Ford MGR
26
MGY
13
RSD
12
DAY
19
BRI
20
RCH
10
ATL
44
HCY
12
GPS
18
CLB
16
NWS
12
MAR
14
AUG
19
AWS
9
DAR
17
BLV
10
LGY
20
CLT
30
ASH
10
MGR
17
SMR
10
BIR
15
CAR
12
GPS
9
DAY ISP
DNQ
OXF FDA TRN BRI SMR
19
NSV ATL MAR
29
NWS AUG CLT CAR
21
JFC
16
20th 1559 [7]
95 CLB
14
BGS
20
AWS SBO LGY DAR HCY RCH BLV HBO
1969 19 MGR
9
MGY
8
TAL
DNQ
17th 2517 [8]
Harry Melton Ford RSD
14
DAY
18
DAY DAY
24
CAR
30
AUG
12
BRI
16
CLB
11
HCY
17
GPS
12
RCH
9
NWS
25
MAR
15
AWS
13
DAR BLV
18
LGY
16
SMR
14
MCH
18
KPT GPS
11
NCF
17
DAY
27
DOV
11
TPN
13
TRN
23
BLV
13
BRI
15
NSV
14
SMR
12
ATL
26
MCH
42
SBO
13
BGS
15
AWS
18
DAR
39
HCY
22
RCH CLB
16
MAR
30
NWS
28
CLT
21
SVH
16
AUG
18
CAR
38
JFC
9
MGR
9
TWS
17
Larry Wehrs 00 Chevy ATL
15
E.C. Reid 80 Chevy CLT
40
MGR
1970 Gray Racing 19 Ford RSD DAY DAY DAY RCH
20
CAR
23
SVH
13
ATL
32
BRI
7
TAL
34
NWS
19
CLB
26
DAR
12
BLV
13
LGY
21
CLT
19
MAR
17
MCH
34
RSD HCY KPT GPS
23
DAY
40
AST TPN TRN BRI
12
SMR
30
NSV
24
ATL CLB ONA
18
MCH
35
TAL
25
BGS
15
SBO
20
DAR
27
RCH
18
DOV
26
MGR
16
CAR
28
LGY
15
19th 1871 [9]
9 SMR
10
Gordon Racing 24 Ford HCY
22
Gray Racing Ford NCF
15
NWS
Negre Racing 8 Ford CLT
20
MAR
1971 Gray Racing 19 Ford RSD
9
DAY DAY
19
DAY
31
ONT
29
RCH
19
CAR
37
HCY
17
BRI
9
ATL
30
CLB
20
GPS SMR
11
NWS MAR
13
DAR
11
SBO
11
TAL
40
ASH KPT
20
CLT DOV
31
MCH
21
RSD
18
HOU
8
GPS
21
DAY BRI
12
AST
12
ISP
13
TRN
33
NSV
8
ATL
20
BGS ONA
33
MCH
37
TAL
43
CLB
28
HCY DAR
12
CLT
27
DOV
16
CAR
18
MGR
27
RCH
15
NWS TWS
23
14th 2392 [10]
McDuffie Racing 78 Chevy MAR
27

Winston Cup SeriesEdit

NASCAR Winston Cup Series results
Year Team No. Make 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 NWCC Pts Ref
1972 Gray Racing 19 Ford RSD
21
DAY
14
RCH ONT
31
CAR
20
ATL
24
BRI
12
DAR
34
NWS
17
MAR
15
TAL
25
CLT DOV
39
MCH RSD
15
TWS
39
DAY
22
BRI
16
TRN
29
ATL
30
TAL
8
MCH
24
NSV
7
DAR
24
RCH
14
DOV
19
MAR
23
CLT
22
TWS
39
17th 5093.64 [11]
Robertson Racing 23 Plymouth NWS
27
Hollar Racing 29 Mercury CAR
37
1973 Gray Racing 19 Mercury RSD
10
NWS
24
DAR TAL
34
DOV
13
TWS
19
RSD
27
MCH
34
DAY
23
BRI
10
TAL
28
NSV
13
DAR
20
RCH
9
DOV
21
NWS
15
MAR
14
CLT
10
CAR
17
14th 5215.5 [12]
Ford DAY
DNQ
RCH
16
CAR
18
BRI
19
ATL MAR
14
NSV
25
CLT ATL
13
1974 Chevy RSD DAY RCH CAR BRI ATL DAR NWS MAR TAL NSV
13
DOV CLT RSD MCH
22
DAY BRI DAR
32
RCH DOV
9
NWS MAR
DNQ
CLT CAR ONT 55th 15.76 [13]
Dalton Racing 7 Chevy NSV
14
ATL POC TAL MCH
1975 McDuffie Racing 70 Chevy RSD DAY RCH CAR BRI
16
ATL
19
NWS DAR MAR TAL NSV 39th 747 [14]
Gray Racing 19 Chevy DOV
9
CLT
28
RSD MCH DAY NSV POC TAL MCH
27
DAR
36
DOV
19
NWS
29
MAR CLT RCH CAR
33
BRI ATL ONT
1976 RSD DAY CAR
26
RCH BRI
30
ATL
23
NWS DAR
29
MAR TAL NSV
25
DOV CLT RSD MCH
33
DAY NSV POC
20
TAL
17
MCH
11
BRI
15
DAR
21
RCH
12
DOV
13
MAR NWS
19
CLT ONT
37
27th 1425 [15]
GC Spencer Racing 49 Dodge CAR
36
ATL
1977 Gray Racing 19 Chevy RSD
32
RCH
19
CAR
16
ATL
33
DAR
28
BRI
23
MAR
18
NSV
25
DOV
32
CLT
38
RSD MCH
22
DAY NSV
17
POC TAL MCH BRI DAR RCH DOV MAR NWS CLT CAR ATL ONT 28th 1214 [16]
Wawak Racing 32 Chevy DAY
QL
Langley Racing 64 Ford NWS
14
GC Spencer Racing 49 Dodge TAL
39
- Qualified but replaced by Bobby Wawak
Daytona 500Edit
Year Team Manufacturer Start Finish
1966 Gray Racing Ford 31 17
1967 36 17
1968 49 19
1969 Harry Melton Ford 39 24
1971 Gray Racing Ford 40 31
1972 37 14
1973 DNQ
1977 Wawak Racing Chevrolet QL
- Qualified but replaced by Bobby Wawak

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Driver Henley Gray Career Statistics". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2011-01-21.
  2. ^ a b c d "Henley Gray's ownership career information". Racing Reference. Retrieved 2011-08-20.
  3. ^ "Henley Gray – 1964 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  4. ^ "Henley Gray – 1965 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  5. ^ "Henley Gray – 1966 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  6. ^ "Henley Gray – 1967 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  7. ^ "Henley Gray – 1968 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  8. ^ "Henley Gray – 1969 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  9. ^ "Henley Gray – 1970 NASCAR Grand National Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  10. ^ "Henley Gray – 1971 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  11. ^ "Henley Gray – 1972 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  12. ^ "Henley Gray – 1973 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  13. ^ "Henley Gray – 1974 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  14. ^ "Henley Gray – 1975 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  15. ^ "Henley Gray – 1976 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.
  16. ^ "Henley Gray – 1977 NASCAR Winston Cup Results". Racing-Reference. Retrieved May 18, 2018.