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1953-32


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NASCAR Grand National race number 32 of 37
Sunday, September 20, 1953 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
250 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:44
Average speed: 67.046 mph
Pole speed: n/a
Cautions: 5
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 18000
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson2502500running95
2 192   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2491250running106
346   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile248750running49
49   Jim Reed '52 Hudson500running0
580   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge450running0
642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge4000
741   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile3500
882   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson3000
922   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile2500
1018   Bobby Myers '53 Oldsmobile2000
1187   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1500
1251   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile1250
1377   Dick Allwine '53 Chevrolet1000
14    Don Glass '51 Nash750
1553   Ronnie Kohler John Golabek'50 Plymouth500
1619   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Ford500
1755   Bub King Bub King'53 Oldsmobile500
1806   Marvin Panch Marvin Panch'53 Dodge500
1934   Andy Winfree Andy Winfree'51 Plymouth500
20154   John McGorrien '52 Dodge500
21    George Clark '51 Plymouth350
22    Wimpy Ervin '52 Dodge350
23    Ralph Sheeler '49 Ford350
24    Lou Thomas '52 Plymouth350
25111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford350
26    John Dodd, Sr. '52 Willys350
27167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash350
28    Eddie Riker '49 Plymouth350
2924   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth350
30    Ed DeWolff '50 Ford350
312   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile350
3289   Buddy Shuman B.A. Pless'53 Hudson35crash0
33    Bob Harris '53 Dodge35crash0
34    Mickey Rorer '50 Ford350
3514   Fonty Flock Red Vogt Special   (Frank Christian)'53 Hudson350
364   Slick Smith Frank Christian'52 Hudson 0
37    Bill Cleveland '50 Ford 0
38    Gene Darragh Gene Darragh'50 Ford 0
3991   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson 0
4099   Matt Gowan Gowan's Auto Parts   (Matt Gowan)'53 Plymouth crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas12222
  Dick Rathman236038
  Speedy Thompson6110949
  Herb Thomas11019384
  Dick Rathman19425057