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1953-34


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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 37
Sunday, October 4, 1953 at Wilson Speedway, Wilson, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:06
Average speed: 56.022 mph
Pole speed: 56.962 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 10000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 192   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001000running200
2 846   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile700running0
3 214   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson450running0
4 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge350running0
545   Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'51 Plymouth200running0
6 5120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson1500
7 687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1250
810167   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'53 Nash1000
922   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile750
10 451   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile500
1141   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile250
1219   Fred Dove Fred Dove'51 Ford250
13    Don Vershure '53 Hudson250
14    Clyde Minter Clyde Minter'53 Mercury250
15 362   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'53 Hudson250
16    Parks Surratt '50 Plymouth250
17    Ermon Rush '51 Ford250

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1200200