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1952-31


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NASCAR Grand National race number 31 of 34
Sunday, October 19, 1952 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:06:10
Average Speed: 47.556 mph
Pole Speed: 55.333 mph
Cautions: 3
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,200
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1952 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1952 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
2024    Bob Welborn Julian Petty'51 Plymouth13725steering0
916    Cotton Owens  '51 Ford19275running0
1429    Coleman Grant  '51 Plymouth17925running0
814    Clyde Minter Paul Nunn'52 Packard192100running0
131012   Jim Paschal Buckshot Morris'52 Oldsmobile18225running0
16 7120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'52 Hudson17325rr axle102
2 414   Fonty Flock Air Lift   (Frank Christian)'52 Oldsmobile200700running42
2618167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'51 Nash7425brakes0
231519   Fred Dove Fred Dove'49 Buick8325overheating0
6122   Bill Blair George Hutchens'52 Oldsmobile193150running0
22 122   Perk Brown R.G. Shelton'52 Hudson9625springs0
25 932   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'52 Hudson7825rf hub0
31142   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'52 Plymouth199450running0
72243   Julian Petty Julian Petty'51 Plymouth193125running0
10 846   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'52 Oldsmobile19150running0
212055   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson12025running0
5 658   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Hudson194200running0
172168   Clyde Pittinger Clyde Pittinger'50 Plymouth16325running0
152671   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Plymouth17525running0
19258   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'52 Hudson15225crash0
24 382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson8025rear end0
271989   Buddy Shuman B.A. Pless'52 Hudson3725crash0
18139   Donald Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'52 Hudson15525water pump0
292790   Jack Holloway Jack Holloway'50 Plymouth1225crash0
4 591   Tim Flock Ted Chester'52 Hudson195350running0
1 292   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'52 Hudson2001,000running56
112893   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth18825running0
281796   Lucky Sawyer  '51 Plymouth3725radiator0
122398   Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'52 Plymouth18825running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fonty Flock133
  Herb Thomas474
  Fonty Flock8125
  Herb Thomas133725
  Fonty Flock387134
  Dick Rathman72173102
  Herb Thomas17420027