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NASCAR Grand National race number 7 of 37
Sunday, April 26, 1953 at Central City Speedway, Macon, GA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:21
Average speed: 56.417 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 7000
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

1 1120   Dick Rathmann Walt Chapman'52 Hudson2001000running35
292   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson700running45
343   Jimmie Lewallen Dave Quate'53 Oldsmobile450running0
414   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile350running120
578   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile200running0
691   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson1500
782   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson1250
887   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1000
993   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'51 Plymouth750
1066   Virgil Livengood Virgil Livengood'53 Oldsmobile50crash0
111   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'52 Nash25crash0
12    Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'49 Oldsmobile250
1372   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford250
1455   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson250
1560   Dub Livingston Dub Livingston'53 Dodge250
1651   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile250
1719   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Plymouth250
1871   Coleman Lawrence Coleman Lawrence'50 Ford250
1942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge25crash0
202   Bill Blair Bill Blair'52 Oldsmobile250
2112   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'52 Plymouth250
22    Gordon Bracken Gordon Bracken'52 Plymouth250
23    Leonard Lawrence '50 Ford250
244   Slick Smith Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile250

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Fonty Flock1120120
  Herb Thomas12116545
  Dick Rathman16620035