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1953-37


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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 37
Sunday, November 1, 1953 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:58
Average Speed: 63.18 mph
Pole Speed: 73.58 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 9,000
Lead changes: 3

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
4 80   Jim Paschal Big Bear Market   (George Hutchens)'53 Dodge 350running0
15     Ralph Dutton  '53 Dodge 25 0
2 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 700running25
6 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'53 Hudson 150 0
7 13   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson 125 0
8 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson 100 0
14 92   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'53 Hudson 25 52
20 191   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson5025overheating1
21     Ray Erickson  '52 Hudson 25 0
23     Don Vershure  '53 Hudson3325crash0
26 110   Lou Faver G.A. Faver'51 Kaiser1225crash0
1 87   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1001,000running22
5 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile 200running0
11 51   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
16 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile 25overheating0
17     Chuck Housley  '53 Oldsmobile 25 0
18     Tommy Thompson Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
22 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
24     Charlie Causey Charlie Causey'50 Oldsmobile 25 0
25     Harold Nash  '52 Oldsmobile 25piston0
9 25   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth 75 0
10     Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'50 Plymouth 50 0
12     C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'50 Plymouth 25 0
13     Ed Massey  '51 Studebaker 25 0
19 81   Roscoe Thompson  '51 Studebaker 25rear end0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock111
  Fonty Flock22625
  Herb Thomas277852
  Buck Baker7910022