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1953-03


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 37
Sunday, March 8, 1953 at Harnett Speedway, Spring Lake, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:08:08
Average speed: 48.826 mph
Pole speed: 51.918 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 3 laps +
Attendance: 7000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 192   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001000running200
2 3120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson197700running0
342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge450running0
4 778   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile350running0
51   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'53 Nash200running0
6 218   Mike Klapak Bill Adams'53 Oldsmobile1500
791   Tim Flock Blackburn Auto Service   (Ted Chester)'52 Hudson1250
824   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'52 Plymouth1000
9    Don Oldenberg Bill House'50 Packard750
1071   Keith Hamner Mason Darnell'52 Hudson500
1155   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson250
12    Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'51 Plymouth250
13167   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'52 Nash250
14 414   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile250
1537   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford250
1619   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Plymouth250
1772   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford250
18    Jack Lawrence Jack Lawrence'53 Dodge250
1944   Harold Nash Harold Nash'51 Oldsmobile250
2043   Jimmie Lewallen Dave Quate'53 Dodge250
21    Dub Livingston Dub Livingston'53 Dodge250
22    Harry Bennett '52 Oldsmobile250
23 682   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson250
24    Lucky Sawyer Lucky Sawyer'49 Ford250
25    Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'52 Ford250
2623   Weldon Adams '51 Studebaker250
27 82   Bill Blair Bill Blair'52 Oldsmobile250
2858   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Oldsmobile250
29    Jim Lacy '53 Dodge250
30 541   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'52 Oldsmobile250
3125   Cotton Priddy Cotton Priddy'51 Oldsmobile250
32171   Wally Campbell '53 Dodge250

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1200200