Leon Sales

Leon Sales (October 4, 1923  April 27, 1981) was an American stock car racing driver. Sales competed in 8 NASCAR Grand National races from 1950 to 1952.[1] He achieved 3 top tens[2] and 1 win, which came at North Wilkesboro Speedway in 1950.[3] Sales died on April 27, 1981 and is buried at Crestview Memorial Park in Forsyth County, North Carolina alongside his wife Eirleen.[4]

American stock car racing driver
Leon Sales
Born (1923-10-04)October 4, 1923
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Died April 27, 1981(1981-04-27) (aged 57)
rural Forsyth County, North Carolina
NASCARCup Series career
8 races run over 3 years
Best finish 28th (1950)
First race 1950Wilkes 200 (North Wilkesboro)
Last race 1953 Race 2 (Daytona Beach)
First win 1950Wilkes 200 (North Wilkesboro)
Wins Top tens Poles
1 3 0

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

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

NGNC

Pts Ref
1950 Hubert Westmoreland 98 Plymouth DAB CLT LAN MAR CAN VER DSP MCF CLT HBO DSP HAM DAR LAN NWS
1
VER MAR
21
WIN HBO 28th 200 [5]
1951 46 Olds DAB CLT NMO GAR HBO ASF NWS MAR CAN CLS CLB DSP GAR GRS BAI HEI AWS MCF ALS MSF FMS MOR ABS DAR
7
CLB CCS LAN CLT DSP WIL NA [6]
Nash HBO
17
TPN PGS
Hubert Westmoreland 98 Plymouth MAR
8
OAK NWS
11
HMS JSP ATL GAR NMO
1952 R. G. Shelton 22 Hudson PBS
26
DAB
57
JSP NWS MAR CLB ATL CCS LAN DAR DSP CAN HAY FMS HBO CLT MSF NIF OSW MON MOR PPS MCF AWS DAR CCS LAN DSP WIL HBO MAR NWS ATL PBS 188th [7]

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