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1953-31


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NASCAR Grand National race number 31 of 37
Sunday, September 13, 1953 at Central City Speedway, Macon, GA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:48:45
Average speed: 55.172 mph
Pole speed: 60.81 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 712   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile2001000running24
2 442   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge199700running28
3 851   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile198450running73
4 182   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'53 Hudson196350running11
5 391   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson193200running0
6 592   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson188150engine0
7 987   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile120running0
8    Bob Walden Bob Walden'50 Plymouth100running0
94   Slick Smith Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile750
1034   Andy Winfree Andy Winfree'52 Plymouth500
11 241   Curtis Turner John Eanes'53 Oldsmobile13225engine64
12    Chuck Housley Chuck Housley'53 Oldsmobile250
1333   Charlie Causey Charlie Causey'50 Oldsmobile250
141014   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile250
15    C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'51 Studebaker11925crash0
16 6120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson250
17101   Ed Massey Edsel Massey'51 Studebaker250
1875   Ralph Dutton Ralph Dutton'53 Dodge250
19110   Lou Faver G.A. Faver'51 Kaiser2325engine0
203   Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'52 Hudson250

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joe Eubanks11111
  Gober Sosebee125948
  Curtis Turner6010849
  Lee Petty1091179
  Curtis Turner11813215
  Gober Sosebee13315725
  Lee Petty15817619
  Speedy Thompson17720024