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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 37
Sunday, May 24, 1953 at Powell Motor Speedway, Columbus, OH
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:54
Average speed: 56.127 mph
Pole speed: 59.288 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 7500
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 292   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001000running
2 4120   Dick Rathmann Walt Chapman'53 Hudson200700running
3 687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile198450running
4 841   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile198350running
52013   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'53 Hudson193200running
61411   Ralph Dyer Ralph Dyer'53 Nash192150running
711    Ed Benedict Ken Swihart'52 Hudson189125running
81742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge184100running
9128   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'53 Hudson18375running
101655   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson18250running
1126    Dick Linder '52 Ford17625running
122493   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'51 Plymouth17425running
131078   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile15925running
14 751   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile13125running
15 114   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile11125running
1621167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash9825running
1727    Chet Williams Chet Williams'51 Ford9725crash
1825108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson8825clutch
19 382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson8425gasket
20 558   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Hudson7425engine
21154   Slick Smith Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile5925overheating
22 991   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson5725bearing
231844   Ray Duhigg Julian Petty'52 Plymouth3925spindle
24191   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'52 Nash3825crash
2523    Paul Parks '53 Dodge3325overheating
262772   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford3225radiator
271366   Virgil Livengood Virgil Livengood'53 Oldsmobile725engine