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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 37
Friday, July 10, 1953 at Morristown Speedway, Morristown, NJ
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:26:26
Average Speed: 69.417 mph
Pole Speed: 61.016 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 2120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson2001,000running113
2 192   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson199700running87
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge198450running0
4 80   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge 350running0
5 53   Ronnie Kohler John Golabek'50 Plymouth 200running0
6     Eddie Riker  '49 Plymouth 150 0
7 167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash 125 0
8     Charles Barry O.C. Francis'51 Plymouth 100 0
9     John Meggers  '53 Plymouth 75 0
10     Bill Cleveland  '50 Ford 50 0
11     Neil McDonald  '51 Mercury 25 0
12     Jack Smith  '50 Ford 25 0
13     Buddy Krebs  '52 Hudson 25crash0
14     Billy Fritts  '51 Ford 25 0
15     Charlie Hoff  '51 Henry J 25 0
16     Phil Demola  '50 Ford 25 0
17     Ed DeWolff  '50 Ford 25 0
18     Tony Polito  '49 Oldsmobile 25 0
19     Ed Paskovich  '50 Ford 25 0
20     Nick Nicolette  '50 Oldsmobile 25 0
21     Ralph Sheeler  '50 Ford 25 0
22     Don Stumpf  '50 Dodge 25 0
23     George Clark  '48 Plymouth 25crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas133
  Dick Rathman496
  Herb Thomas10178
  Dick Rathman18247
  Herb Thomas2510076
  Dick Rathman101200100