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1951-35


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 41
Sunday, October 14, 1951 at Oakland Stadium, Oakland, CA
250 laps on a 0.625 mile dirt track (156.250 miles)

Time of race: 1:59:03
Average speed: 78.748 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 12000
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1951 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1951 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 418   Marvin Burke Bob Phillippi'50 Mercury2501875running156
2 84   Robert Caswell Lou Mangini'50 Plymouth2471250running24
3 88   Woody Brown Joe Mangini'50 Oldsmobile 900running0
4 55   Sam Hawks Marvin Panch'50 Plymouth 600running0
5 9   Dick Meyer Grant Sniffen'50 Mercury 450running0
6 56   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'50 Mercury 350running0
7 33   Lou Figaro Jack Gaynor'51 Hudson 200running39
8 48   Bill Norton Larry Bettinger'50 Mercury 150running0
9 41   John Soares Harry Schilling'50 Mercury 125running1
10 38   Walt Davis Walt Davis'50 Plymouth 100running0
11 14   Fonty Flock Red Devil   (Frank Christian)'51 Oldsmobile 75 0
12 7   Fred Bince Speedway Auto Sales   (Chuck Meekins)'51 Hudson 50 0
13 16   Fred Steinbroner Bob Carpenter'50 Ford 25 0
14 6   Bill Ledbetter Bill Ledbetter'50 Ford 25 0
15 22   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'51 Ford20225crash0
16 19   Les Bomar V-Gap Spark Plugs   (Les Bomar)'49 Pontiac 25 0
17     Hal Cole  '51 Plymouth 25 0
18 35   Fuzzy Anderson Bert Letner'51 Hudson 25 0
19 2   Danny Weinberg Tony Sampo'51 Studebaker 25 0
20 1120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'51 Hudson 25 30
21 66   Bud Riley Northeast Motors   (Joe Beccue)'51 Hudson 25 0
22 25   Erick Erickson Advance Electric   (Erick Erickson)'48 Pontiac 25 0
23 27   Jim Byrd El Paso Special'49 Buick15925crash0
24     Pug Blalock Pug Blalock'51 Henry J 25 0
25     Claude Wallington  '50 Plymouth 25 0
26 3   Allen Heath Allen Heath'50 Plymouth 25 0
27 36   Danny Letner Bert Letner'51 Hudson 25 0
28 95   Freddie Farmer Freddie Farmer'51 Nash 25crash0
29 31   Lloyd Porter Stan Noble'51 Henry J 25 0
30     Bill Amberg Bill Amberg Engl. Austin9425crash0
31 77   Hershel McGriff Hershel McGriff'51 Oldsmobile 25mechanical0
32 2jr   George Seeger George Seeger'51 Studebaker 25crash0
33 54   Andy Pierce  '49 Plymouth 25crash0
34 17   Al Jacobs  '50 Ford 25mechanical0
35 72   Bill Stickler J & M Garage'48 Hudson 25mechanical0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Rathman13030
  Lou Figaro316939
  Robert Caswell709324
  Marvin Burke9412027
  John Soares1211211
  Marvin Burke122250129