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1952-01

Speedway Division race
Saturday, May 10, 1952 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
160 laps on a 1.250 mile paved track (200.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:06:11
Average Speed: 95.09 mph
Pole Speed: 100.835 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 8,500
Lead changes: 14

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Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
15 125   Speedy Thompson Leland ColvinFord115100driveshaft32
2 27   Bill Miller Raymond ParksOldsmobile1571,200running4
6 32   Jack Smith Roy ShoemakerChrysler148500running0
8 422   Mickey Fenn Rentz-JohnsonFord140350running0
1 587   Buck Baker Penny MullisCadillac1602,000running51
5 674   Bob Jeffries J.B. SiegfredHudson150550running0
7 777   Buddy Shuman Norm OlsenFord146400running0
13 852   Jiggs Peters Edwin DarnellFord119125running0
4 988   Al Keller W.W. BurroughsCadillac151650running0
31038   Tom Cherry Tom CherryMercury156800running0
11112X   Red Ryder Mike MeniehelliStudebaker129175running0
191266   Herb Swann Herb SwannOldsmobile68100running0
21135   Dick Rathman Ike KiserGMC28100engine0
141445   Larry Pharer Larry PharerNash119100running0
16151   Wally Campbell Wally CampbellFord107100bearing17
181610   Tony Bonadies Red CriseChrysler82100head gasket56
171733   Steve McGrath Johnny TadlockDeSoto98100running0
91848   Sam Waldrop Al ConroyHudson138300running0
201977   Lyle Scott Lyle ScottDeSoto40100carburetor0
102027   Jimmy Thompson Bob ColvinFord137200running0
122124   Jim Sweeney Jim SweeneyOldsmobile120150running0

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Bill Widenhouse23Hudson

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Miller144
  Speedy Thompson551
  Buck Baker661
  Speedy Thompson771
  Buck Baker892
  Speedy Thompson10101
  Buck Baker11111
  Speedy Thompson122918
  Tony Bonadies305425
  Wally Campbell55551
  Tony Bonadies568631
  Wally Campbell8710216
  Speedy Thompson10311311
  Buck Baker11416047