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Cerry Ezra "Jabe" Thomas
Born: May 12, 1930
Home: Christiansburg, VA

Jabe Thomas was a NASCAR driver from Christianburg, VA. He competed in 322 NASCAR events in his career, spanning from 1965 to 1978. Thomas was one of the top independent drivers of his time, finishing in the top-ten in points four times, bested by a 6th in the 1971 standings. Overall, Thomas earned a remarkable 77 top-tens in his career, bested by a 4th place at New Asheville.             

           

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Jabe and Ronnie Thomas


Jabe mulls it over with David Sisko


Bobby Allison 12, Jabe Thomas 25, Bill Champion 10 at Dover in 1972


Scramble. #25 Jabe, #34 Wendell Scott  

 
Jabe the Jokester with Wendell Scott


 

 


 

 

 

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Jabe Thomas DRIVER Statistics

Grand National and Winston Cup Statistics

Year Age Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings Rank AvSt AvFn
1965 35 10 of 55 0 0 1 0 2161 0 4,250 52 24.5 22.3
1966 36 13 of 49 0 0 0 0 1559 0 3,580 47 22.8 24.5
1967 37 20 of 49 0 0 3 0 2408 0 7,055 51 23.6 23.9
1968 38 48 of 49 0 1 15 0 11194 0 21,166 8 20.1 14.9
1969 39 51 of 54 0 0 12 0 12025 0 44,989 8 17.0 14.4
1970 40 46 of 48 0 0 23 0 10928 0 42,958 7 19.0 14.0
1971 41 43 of 48 0 2 15 0 11360 0 48,241 6 19.7 15.0
1972 42 28 of 31 0 0 4 0 7132 0 43,438 12 26.9 19.6
1973 43 25 of 28 0 0 1 0 7205 0 42,955 11 28.9 18.6
1974 44 10 of 30 0 0 1 0 1504 0 7,835 42 27.4 23.9
1975 45 21 of 30 0 0 2 0 5822 0 22,390 22 27.2 18.6
1976 46 6 of 30 0 0 0 0 1944 0 6,160 40 25.2 18.3
1978 48 1 of 30 0 0 0 0 1 0 480 106 35.0 37.0
13 years 322 0 3 77 0 75243 0 295,497   22.0 17.2

Grand National East Series

Year Age Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led Earnings Rank AvSt AvFn
1972 42 5 of 15 0 0 0 0 34 0 1,095   12.0 20.6
1 year 5 0 0 0 0 34 0 1,095   12.0 20.6

1970 saw Thomas finishing in the Top 10 23 times out of 40 races

 




 

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