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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 41
Sunday, February 11, 1951 at Beach & Road Course, Daytona Beach, FL
39 laps on a 4.100 mile road course (159.900 miles)

Time of race: 1:56:32
Average speed: 82.328 mph
Pole speed: 102.2 mph
Cautions: none
Margin of victory: 1 mn 14 sc
Attendance: 14000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1951 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1951 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 66   Marshall Teague Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Marshall Teague)'51 Hudson391500running12
2 191   Tim Flock Esquire Motors   (Sam Knox)'50 Lincoln391000running27
3 314   Fonty Flock Red Devil   (Frank Christian)'50 Oldsmobile39600running0
41441.5   Bill Blair Bill Blair'49 Oldsmobile 550running0
5 787   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'50 Oldsmobile 450running0
6 955   Les Snow Les Snow'49 Lincoln 350 0
72241   Curtis Turner Nash Motor Co.   (Nash Motor Co.)'51 Nash 250 0
83016   Bill Snowden Police Special   (Bill Snowden)'50 Ford 200 0
91698   Johnny Mantz Don Willis Motors   (Johnny Mantz)'51 Nash 175 0
10 859   Lloyd Moore Julian Buesink'51 Lincoln 150 0
11131   Red Byron Wally Marks'50 Oldsmobile 50 0
122183   Tommy Thompson San Juan Motors   (Tommy Thompson)'47 Chrysler 50 0
131261   Bill Rexford Julian Buesink'50 Oldsmobile 50 0
14 68   Barney Smith Barney Smith'50 Plymouth 50 0
151560   Don Eggert Julian Buesink'49 Ford 50 0
162792   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'50 Plymouth 50 0
171925   Speedy Thompson Leland Colvin'50 Oldsmobile 50 0
18 77   Dick Linder John Marcum'51 Studebaker 50 0
1928144X   Len Fanelli Len Fanelli'50 Plymouth 50 0
203286   Eddie Sheeler  '51 Hudson 50 0
21 138   Clyde Minter B.F. Goodrich   (Clyde Minter)'47 Buick 25 0
223472   Weldon Adams Harold Mays'50 Plymouth 25 0
23203   Rocky DiNatale Chick DiNatale'50 Oldsmobile 25 0
24 8   Billy Carden Wheatley Motors   (Al Wheatley)'49 Lincoln 25 0
2533101   Bucky Sager Bucky Sager'49 Plymouth 25 0
263913   Elmer Wilson Elmer Wilson'50 Mercury 25 0
272633   Fred Thompson  '51 Mercury 25 0
28 188   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'50 Packard 25 0
29382-B   Jack Smith Hubert Westmoreland'50 Plymouth 25 0
304194   Buck Clardy Louise Smith'50 Nash 25 0
314042   Lee Petty Petty Special   (Petty Enterprises)'49 Plymouth 25 0
324481-A   Pappy Hough Pappy Hough'50 Ford 25 0
33 110   Jim Fiebelkorn Jim Fiebelkorn'49 Mercury 25 0
341131   Carson Dyer Carson Dyer'50 Oldsmobile 25spun0
35 139   Ray Thompson  '51 Kaiser 25 0
363194-A   Joe Rogers  '50 Oldsmobile 25 0
374273   Ed Rooney Ed Rooney'47 Ford 25 0
381732   Alton Haddock Alton Haddock'51 Lincoln 25 0
39 581   Ben Lalomia  '50 Oldsmobile 25 0
403534   Tip R. Key Tip R. Key'51 Kaiser 25 0
412925-A   Jimmy Thompson Leland Colvin'50 Lincoln   0
42 23   Mike Klapak Perry Smith'51 Studebaker   0
434346   Gordon Harvey J.P. Robertson'51 Henry J   0
44 49   Ed Samples Sam Knox'49 Lincoln   0
45 85   Fireball Roberts  '50 Plymouth  crash0
462556   Joe Jernigan Lambert's Auto   (Joe Jernigan)'49 Ford  crash0
47 28   Bill Holland Nash Motor Co.'51 Nash  camshaft0
483667   Earl Coleman Earl Coleman'50 Pontiac   0
4937111   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'48 Nash   0
501870   Dawson Lechlider Dawson Lechlider'50 Oldsmobile   0
512357   Felix Wilkes Felix Wilkes'49 Hudson   0
52 250   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'50 Oldsmobile  engine0
531088   Frank Luptow Rocket   (Joe Winter)'50 Oldsmobile   0
542418   Eddie Anderson Nash of Blue Island   (Eddie Anderson)'51 Nash   0
55 10   Ray Duhigg Ray Duhigg'50 Plymouth  wheel0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock12727
  Marshall Teague283912