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1953-26


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NASCAR Grand National race number 26 of 37
Sunday, August 9, 1953 at Occoneechee Speedway, Hillsborough, NC
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:19:52
Average speed: 75.125 mph
Pole speed: 89.078 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of victory: .5 lap
Attendance: 4000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 141   Curtis Turner Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile1001000running100
292   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson100700running0
342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge99450running0
482   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson350running0
52   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile200running0
680   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge150running0
74   Slick Smith Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile125running0
8167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash100running0
922   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile750
10    Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'51 Plymouth500
1119   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Ford25engine0
1214   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson25rear end0
13    John Meggers '53 Plymouth250
14    Elbert Allen '52 Hudson250
15    Virgil Stockton '53 Hudson250
1691   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson250
17    Buck Smith '49 Plymouth250
1887   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile25crash0
19120   Dick Rathmann Walt Chapman'53 Hudson325crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner1100100