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1952-09


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NASCAR Grand National race number 9 of 34
Sunday, May 4, 1952 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
150 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:13:00
Average speed: 67.669 mph
Pole speed: 76.045 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 5 laps +
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1952 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1952 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 2120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'52 Hudson1501275running150
2 591   Tim Flock Ted Chester'51 Hudson145810running0
31742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'51 Plymouth140600running0
422421   Jack Reynolds '50 Plymouth140500running0
5 614   Fonty Flock Air Lift   (Frank Christian)'51 Oldsmobile139310running0
6 389   Buck Baker B.A. Pless'52 Hudson138210running0
732    Tom Dawson '51 Lincoln134150running0
824126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'49 Plymouth134125running0
919    Bud Farrell William Gundaker'51 Plymouth132100running0
10 82   Bill Blair George Hutchens'51 Oldsmobile132110running0
113712   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'51 Ford13125running0
121153   Neil Cole Neil Cole'51 Hudson13125engine0
1321    Eddie Adams '49 Plymouth12825running0
142834   Ted Chamberlain Bill Caltrider'50 Plymouth12425running0
1531    Bill James '51 Plymouth11725running0
1623    Don Price '49 Ford11625running0
1714128   Charles Gattilia Colonial Motors   (Charles Gattalia)'51 Studebaker11225engine0
1830    Red Tomlinson '49 Ford11125engine0
19 499   Pat Kirkwood Pat Kirkwood'51 Chrysler10825engine0
203322   Perk Brown R.G. Shelton'52 Hudson10825engine0
21 192   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'52 Hudson9650engine0
2216    Hank Lee '52 Oldsmobile9425rear end0
23 972   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford8725water pump0
2425    Louise Smith Louise Smith'51 Oldsmobile8425engine0
2527    Larry Mann Larry Mann'51 Nash7825engine0
263675   Larry Shurter Larry Shurter'50 Oldsmobile7625engine0
272947   Jim Reed Jim Reed'50 Oldsmobile7525engine0
2813103   George Gallup George Gallup'50 Oldsmobile5825crash0
2926    John DuBoise '50 Ford5325radiator0
30357   Frank Mundy Gray Ghost   (Ted Chester)'51 Oldsmobile5025rear end0
31 7    Paul Pettit Paul Pettit'51 Oldsmobile3410crash0
3212    Ed Benedict '51 Hudson2810engine0
3310    Buck McCardell Buck McCardell'52 Hudson2710engine0
3418    Russ Hepler '50 Ford27 overheating0
352094   J.O. Staton Louise Smith'51 Ford21 overheating0
3634    Wimpy Ervin '51 Henry J11 carburetor0
371541   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'52 Hudson5 engine0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDGeorge Fleming66Elmer PoolerHudson

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Rathman1150150