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1954-08


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NASCAR Grand National race number 8 of 37
Sunday, April 18, 1954 at Orange Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:17:32
Average Speed: 77.386 mph
Pole Speed: 86.767 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of Victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 5,700
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
18 78   Elbert Allen  '53 Oldsmobile8625running0
3 188   Buck Baker Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile100450running12
21 22   Perk Brown R.G. Shelton'51 Hudson7725running0
9 21   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile96100running0
22 71   Fred Dove Fred Dove'54 Chevrolet64 overheating0
10 24   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'50 Plymouth95100running0
16 47   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'53 Nash8925running0
7 382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson97200running0
15 8   Bud Harless Edgar Clay'53 Hudson9025running0
20 10   Marshall Harless Marshall Harless'49 Ford8225running0
19 1   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash8625running0
25 61   Jimmie Lewallen  '53 Oldsmobile31 spring0
23 13   Emory Lewis Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile61 crash0
11 6   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge9425running0
13 108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson9125running0
24 87   Jim Paschal Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile37 oil pan0
6 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Dodge98250running0
14 100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'49 Plymouth9025running0
8 16   Ted Rambo Bob Cancro'54 Lincoln97150running0
4 53   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson100350running0
17 28   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile8825running0
26 251   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Auto Ser. / Mitchell Motors   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile21 piston0
28 126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge8 hub0
2 31   Donald Thomas Pure   (John Ditz)'53 Hudson100650running53
1 492   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson1001,000running35
5 14   Curtis Turner Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile99300running0
27 43   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'53 Dodge17 gasket0
12 143   Andy Winfree Andy Winfree'50 Plymouth9225running0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker11212
  Donald Thomas136553
  Herb Thomas6610035