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1953-24


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NASCAR Grand National race number 24 of 37
Sunday, July 26, 1953 at Lincoln City Fairgrounds, North Platte, NE
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:50:20
Average Speed: 54.38 mph
Pole Speed: 54.397 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 6 feet
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge 450running0
17     Mel Krueger  '49 Ford 25did not finish0
18 90   Ted Lee Ted Lee'49 Ford025did not finish0
1 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson2001,000running1
2 192   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson200700running199
6     Bill Harrison  '52 Hudson 150 0
7     Byron Clouse  '49 Hudson 125 0
11     Bill Mann  '49 Hudson 25 0
14     Johnny Beauchamp  '53 Hudson 25rf spindle0
16 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 25crash0
10     Sandy Slack  '51 Henry J 50 0
4 87   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile 350running0
5     Marvin Copple  '49 Oldsmobile 200running0
13     Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
15     Don Ostendorf  '53 Oldsmobile 25 0
9     Tubby Harrison  '49 Plymouth 75 0
12     Red Knuter  '49 Plymouth 25 0
8     C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'51 Studebaker 100 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1199199
  Dick Rathman2002001