Donald Thomas (July 10, 1932 - December 16, 1977) was a NASCAR driver from Olivia, NC. He competed in seventy-nine Grand National Series events in his career. He recorded one career victory (1952-Atlanta), one career pole (same race), and had 37 other top-ten finishes in his career. He also finished 9th in the 1952 points. He raced well until a poor 1956 season, after which he retired.