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1953-03


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 37
Sunday, March 8, 1953 at Harnett Speedway, Spring Lake, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:08:08
Average Speed: 48.826 mph
Pole Speed: 51.918 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
21     Dub Livingston Dub Livingston'53 Dodge 25 0
18     Jack Lawrence Jack Lawrence'53 Dodge 25 0
9     Don Oldenberg Bill House'50 Packard 75 0
19     Harold Nash  '51 Oldsmobile 25 0
12     Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'51 Plymouth 25 0
22     Harry Bennett  '52 Oldsmobile 25 0
24     Lucky Sawyer Lucky Sawyer'49 Ford 25 0
25     Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'52 Ford 25 0
29     Jim Lacy  '53 Dodge 25 0
5 1   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'53 Nash 200running0
2 3120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson197700running0
14 414   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
13 167   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'52 Nash 25 0
32 171   Wally Campbell  '53 Dodge 25 0
6 218   Mike Klapak Bill Adams'53 Oldsmobile 150 0
16 19   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Plymouth 25 0
27 82   Bill Blair Bill Blair'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
26 23   Weldon Adams  '51 Studebaker 25 0
8 24   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'52 Plymouth 100 0
31 25   Cotton Priddy Cotton Priddy'51 Oldsmobile 25 0
15 37   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford 25 0
30 541   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge 450running0
20 43   Jimmie Lewallen Dave Quate'53 Dodge 25 0
11 55   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson 25 0
28 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
10 71   Keith Hamner Mason Darnell'52 Hudson 50 0
17 72   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford 25 0
4 778   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile 350running0
23 682   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson 25 0
7 91   Tim Flock Blackburn Auto Service   (Ted Chester)'52 Hudson 125 0
1 192   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001,000running200

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
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# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1200200