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1954-16


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 37
Sunday, May 30, 1954 at Carrell Speedway, Gardena, CA
500 laps* on a .500 mile dirt track (250.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:38:27
Average Speed: 53.438 mph
Pole Speed: 62.849 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 12,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1174   John Soares Charles Vance'54 Dodge4961,500running211
2 433   Lloyd Dane Jim Dane'53 Hudson495800running180
3 139   Danny Letner Joe Bearscheck'52 Hudson490600running105
4 212   Ben Gregory Cos Cancilla'53 Oldsmobile486400running0
5 473   George Seeger Carl Dane'54 Ford486350running0
62166   Erick Erickson Walt Smith'50 Oldsmobile477250running0
7 689   Bill West Bert Letner'51 Hudson476200running0
82016   Tony Nelson Joe Savatier'49 Ford475200running0
91099   Joe Valente Joe Mangini'50 Oldsmobile468150running0
10 765   Bill Bade Sam Arena'52 Oldsmobile466150running0
111424   Bob Havemann Bob Havenmann'54 Ford466125running0
122352   Eddie Pagan Eddie Pagan'50 Plymouth459100running0
131635   Bill Smith  '51 Hudson455100running0
142882   Bob Tyrell  '53 Ford450100running0
153045   Bill Galdarisi Bill Galdarisi'50 Ford445100running0
162940   Tom Drake  '50 Ford44450running0
17 930   Bill Stammer Bill Stammer'53 Pontiac44150running0
18 588   Woody Brown Joe Mangini'50 Oldsmobile42850running0
192415   Cliff Roberts  '50 Plymouth42225running0
20156   John Kieper Vincent Cornella'54 Ford42025running0
212280   Arley Scranton Arley Scranton'50 Ford41325running0
223293   Bob Rose  '52 Henry J39325crash0
231917   Jerry Keyes Jerry Keyes'54 Dodge33825tie rod0
242741   Ernie Young Walt Palozi'50 Plymouth33725rf hub0
253190   Ted Lee Ted Lee'50 Ford32825fuel pump0
261150   Jim Cook Leroy Weyher'50 Oldsmobile299 rear end0
27 391   Fred Bince Fred Bince'53 Dodge200 steering0
28125   Chuck Meekins Larry Dorsey'52 Oldsmobile191 wheel0
291848   Allen Heath McCullock   (Allen Heath)'54 Kaiser52 fuel pump0
302644   H.R. Kahl  '52 Plymouth51 crash0
312532   Dick Freeman Pat Freeman'53 Hudson20 radiator0
321328   Bud Diamond Chester Price'52 Hudson11 wheel0
* Race shortened to 496 laps due to scoring error.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Danny Letner1105105
  Lloyd Dane106285180
  John Soares286496211