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NASCAR Grand National race number 37 of 37
Sunday, November 1, 1953 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:58
Average speed: 63.18 mph
Pole speed: 73.58 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: .75 lap
Attendance: 9000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

187   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1001000running22
2 214   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson100700running25
342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge450running0
480   Jim Paschal Big Bear Market   (George Hutchens)'53 Dodge350running0
522   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile200running0
658   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'53 Hudson1500
713   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson1250
882   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson1000
925   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth750
10    Ewell Weddle Ewell Weddle'50 Plymouth500
1151   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile250
12    C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'50 Plymouth250
13    Ed Massey '51 Studebaker250
1492   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'53 Hudson2552
1575   Ralph Dutton Ralph Dutton'53 Dodge250
1641   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile25overheating0
17    Chuck Housley '53 Oldsmobile250
18    Tommy Thompson Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile250
1981   Roscoe Thompson '51 Studebaker25rear end0
20 191   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson5025overheating1
21    Ray Erickson '52 Hudson250
222   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile250
23    Don Vershure '53 Hudson3325crash0
24    Charlie Causey Charlie Causey'50 Oldsmobile250
2544   Harold Nash Harold Nash'52 Oldsmobile25piston0
26110   Lou Faver G.A. Faver'51 Kaiser1225crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
# Of
  Tim Flock111
  Fonty Flock22625
  Herb Thomas277852
  Buck Baker7910022