Contact Us !
Home | Drivers | Owners | Tracks | Sprint Cup | Nationwide | CWTS | KNPSW | KNPSE | IndyCar | ARCA | F1 | Tudor | Random
Links for this race (some data may be unavailable):
    Race Results     Qualifying Results   Loop Data Stats   Pit Stops
  Comments (11)   Video Links (0)     Crew Chiefs
Page Sponsorship ($5)

1953 Raleigh 300


Previous race results / Next race results                     Next at this track

NASCAR Grand National race number 13 of 37
Saturday, May 30, 1953 at Raleigh Speedway, Raleigh, NC
300 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (300.0 miles)

Time of race: 4:14:51
Average Speed: 70.629 mph
Pole Speed: 76.23 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 15,235
Lead changes: 6

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
28 77   Frank Arford Frank Arford'52 Oldsmobile25350 0
45 128   Russell Armentrout J.B. Richter'53 Dodge6025 0
13 487   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile288200 39
31 17   Roy Bentley Jesse Mann'51 Plymouth22025 0
33 32   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile21325crash50
30 40   Gordon Bracken Gordon Bracken'53 Nash22150 0
42 1   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'53 Nash9325 0
26 93   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'51 Plymouth25650 0
32 8   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'52 Hudson21425 0
46 19   Fred Dove Fred Dove'51 Plymouth4525 0
9 44   Ray Duhigg Julian Petty'52 Plymouth294400running0
12 11   Ralph Dyer Ralph Dyer'53 Nash288250 0
10 282   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson292350running0
14314   Fonty Flock Red Vogt Special   (Frank Christian)'53 Hudson3003,500running105
3 91   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson2971,200running0
27 27   Earl Foushee Earl Foushee'51 Plymouth25650 0
41 73   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash11025 0
49 74   J.L. Justice J.L. Justice'50 Ford925 0
38 55   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson16525 0
25 3   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford26350 0
24 15   Ted Lee Ted Lee'51 Ford26450 0
47 922   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'52 Oldsmobile4125 0
36 46   Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'53 Lincoln19025 0
40 60   Dub Livingston Dub Livingston'53 Dodge11525 0
15 71   Otis Martin Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford281125 0
22 99   Stewart McDonald Matt Gowan'53 Plymouth27150 0
37 13   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson18725 0
19 65   Hershel McGriff Earl Morley Motors   (Hershel McGriff)'53 Oldsmobile274100bearing101
44 101   Clyde Minter Otis Martin'50 Mercury8125 0
35 72   Earl Moss Doug Meeks'50 Ford19025 0
29 108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson23150 0
21 6   Cotton Owens George Hutchens'51 Ford27450 0
11 43   Jim Paschal Dave Quate'53 Dodge292300running0
5 78   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile296800running0
48 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Hudson3325 0
8 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge295450running0
6 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson295600running0
34 16   John Ray John Ray'53 Lincoln20225 0
39 11   Fireball Roberts Ed Saverance'52 Ford15425 0
7 14   Slick Smith Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile295500running4
16 89   Donald Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'51 Hudson280100 0
4 592   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2961,000running1
2 712   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile2981,800running0
14 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile283150 0
23 23   Gayle Warren Gayle Warren'53 Studebaker27050 0
18 24   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth276100 0
17 34   Andy Winfree Andy Winfree'51 Plymouth277100 0
20 21   Glen Wood R.L.L.R.B. Bowling   (Wood Brothers)'53 Lincoln274100 0
43 481   Johnny Zeke Johnny Zeke'53 Dodge8425crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Slick Smith144
  Bill Blair51713
  Buck Baker185639
  Herb Thomas57571
  Bill Blair589437
  Hershel McGriff95195101
  Fonty Flock196300105