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1953-22


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NASCAR Grand National race number 22 of 37
Sunday, July 12, 1953 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:53
Average Speed: 70.685 mph
Pole Speed: 72.756 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 12,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
17     Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'51 Ford 25 0
16     Max King  '51 Studebaker 25 0
15     Roscoe Thompson Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
14 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
13 80   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge 25 0
12 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 25 0
11     Nero Steptoe  '50 Mercury 25 0
10 33   Gordon Bracken Blackburn Auto   (Gordon Bracken)'53 Hudson 50 0
9     C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'51 Studebaker 75 0
8     Neil Roberts  '53 Oldsmobile 100 0
6 50   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile 150 0
5     Jerry Wimbish Jerry Wimbish'52 Hudson 200running0
4 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson 350running0
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge 450running0
2 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson 700running0
1 192   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson1001,000running16
7 287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile 125 84

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker18484
  Herb Thomas8510016