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1954-02 qualifying results


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NASCAR Grand National race number 2 of 37
Sunday, February 21, 1954 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.9 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:40
Average Speed: 89.108 mph
Pole Speed: 123.41 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of Victory: 9 sec
Attendance: 27,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
1   Lee Petty42Chrysler29.170   123.410    
2   Otis Martin48Chrysler29.220   123.200    
3   Tommy Thompson40Chrysler29.240   123.110    
4   Tim Flock88Oldsmobile29.570   121.750    
5   Herb Thomas92Hudson29.770   120.920    
6   Emory Lewis13Oldsmobile29.880   120.480    
7   Jack Conley16Lincoln30.110   119.560    
8   Dick Rathman3Hudson30.220   119.120    
9   Hershel McGirff98Oldsmobile30.260   118.960    
10   Buck Baker87Oldsmobile30.400   118.420    
11   Fonty Flock99Buick30.430   118.300    
12   Ed Samples9Oldsmobile30.730   117.140    
13   Curtis Turner14Oldsmobile30.820   116.800    
14   Fireball Roberts25Oldsmobile30.840   116.730    
15   Jim Romine17Hudson30.920   116.420    
16   Bill Barker39Oldsmobile31.220   115.310    
17   Gober Sosebee51Oldsmobile31.410   114.610    
18   Bill Cornwall53Oldsmobile31.420   114.570    
19   Slick Smith4Oldsmobile31.570   114.030    
20   Jim Reed7AOldsmobile31.600   113.920    
21   William Kearney287Plymouth31.650   113.740    
22   Ted Rambo16Lincoln31.740   113.420    
23   Jack Smith122Oldsmobile31.760   113.350    
24   Dick Garlington41Oldsmobile31.810   113.170    
25   Don White35Oldsmobile31.810   113.170    
26   Bill Blair2Oldsmobile31.910   112.810    
27   Byron King118Buick31.970   112.600    
28   Bucky Sager101Studebaker32.450   110.930    
29   Mason Bright96Oldsmobile32.640   110.290    
30   Elbert Allen50Oldsmobile32.650   110.260    
31   Joe Eubanks82Hudson32.700   110.090    
32   Bob Welborn44ADodge32.700   110.090    
33   Ralph Liguori6Dodge32.770   109.850    
34   George Osborne22Hudson32.920   109.350    
35   Laird Bruner21Oldsmobile33.020   109.020    
36   Don Oldenberg86Mercury33.200   108.430    
37   Stan Kross77Hudson33.200   108.430    
38   Jim Paschal80Dodge33.260   108.230    
39   Jimmie Lewallen61Oldsmobile33.520   107.390    
40   Bob Sampson10Dodge33.730   106.720    
41   Virgil Livengood34Nash33.750   106.660    
42   Dave Terrell126Dodge33.940   106.060    
43   Nero Steptoe30Oldsmobile34.250   105.100    
44   Elton Hildreth1Nash34.610   104.010    
45   Eddie Skinner28Dodge34.610   104.010    
46   Al Keller23Hudson34.820   103.380    
47   Speedy Thompson12Oldsmobile35.040   102.730    
48   Mike Brown7Packard35.070   102.650    
49   Jimmy Florian15Hudson35.320   101.920    
50   Mel Krueger155Hudson35.400   101.690    
51   Harvey Eakin47Nash36.010   99.970    
52   Johnny Roberts107Ford36.320   99.110    
53   Victor Geisler37Ford36.800   97.820    
54   Billy Irvin47APlymouth38.540   93.400    
55   Billy Rafter141Plymouth39.310   91.570    
56   Art Binkley144Ford39.310   91.570    
57   Hap Jones10ANash39.980   90.040    
58   Ernest Palmer166Willys41.300   87.160    
59   Pop McGinnis33Hudson   .000    
60   Harold Nash44Oldsmobile   .000    
61   Joe Guide52Hudson   .000    
62   Johnny Paterson58Oldsmobile   .000    

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none