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1953-11


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NASCAR Grand National race number 11 of 37
Sunday, May 17, 1953 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: n/a
Average Speed: n/a
Pole Speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 9,000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
11 11   Ralph Dyer Ralph Dyer'53 Nash 25 0
12 93   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth 25 0
13 248   Gifford Wood Gifford Wood'49 Ford 25 0
14 55   Bub King Bub King'50 Mercury 25 0
15 100   Otis Martin Otis Martin'49 Oldsmobile 25 0
16 111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford 25 0
17 37   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford 25 0
18 72   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford 25 0
19 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
20 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
21 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Hudson 25 0
22 1   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'52 Nash 25 0
23 8   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'53 Hudson 25 0
24 19   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Plymouth8625 0
26 13   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson 25 0
27 28   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
28 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'52 Hudson 25 0
29 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile 25 0
30 21   Glen Wood Wood Brothers'53 Lincoln 25 0
31 74   J.L. Justice J.L. Justice'50 Ford 10 0
33 4   Slick Smith Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile 10 0
34 43   Jim Paschal Dave Quate'53 Dodge 10 0
35 108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'52 Hudson 10 0
1 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge2001,000running0
2 92   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson200700running127
3 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson 450running0
4 44   Ray Duhigg Julian Petty'52 Plymouth 350running0
5 46   Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'53 Lincoln 200running0
6 78   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile 150running0
7 87   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile 125running0
8 45   Bob Welborn Julian Petty'52 Plymouth 100running0
9 3   Clyde Minter Coleman Lawrence'51 Ford 75running0
10 98   Lyle Scott Lyle Scott'53 Dodge 50running0
25 182   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson8525spindle71
32 91   Tim Flock Blackburn Auto   (Ted Chester)'53 Hudson1820springs2

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock122
  Joe Eubanks37371
  Herb Thomas74200127