Herb Thomas ’ stats are impressive. In just 10 years (228 starts), he earned 48 wins, 122 top fives, 156 top 10s and 39 poles. But more importantly, Thomas was the champion in 1951 and 1953 and runner-up in 1952, 1954 and 1956.
NASCAR Hall of Fame: Herb Thomas
Herb Thomas' son's react to their father's induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
2012 champion looking to lead sport in Chase Across North America trip
Joel Thomas accepts his father Herb's ring upon his induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Herb Thomas , Leonard Wood, Rusty Wallace, Cotton Owens and Buck Baker are selected for the 2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame.
1922: Dick Kable, who made one start in NASCAR, is born on this day. Kable finished 26th in a field of 41 cars on the half-mile dirt track of Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa., in June 1954. Engine trouble ended his day after 168 laps. Herb Thomas won the race. Kable died in December 2003.