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1953 International 200


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NASCAR Grand National race number 16 of 37
Sunday, June 21, 1953 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
200 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:06:14
Average speed: 64.434 mph
Pole speed: 82.2 mph
Cautions: 4
Margin of victory: 4 laps +
Attendance: 17000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 2120   Dick Rathman America's Champion   (Walt Chapman)'53 Hudson2002500running200
22142   Lee Petty Smith-Sweeney   (Petty Enterprises)'53 Dodge1961500running0
33780   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge191900running0
41792   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson188700running0
5342   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile187500running0
6 415   Dick Allwine '53 Jaguar184400running0
7 391   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson182300running0
81210   Nick Fornoro Porsche181200running0
93823   Billy Oswald Porsche174150running0
102460   Bill Rexford Julian Buesink'52 Chevrolet173150running0
11 94   Charlie Miller '53 Jaguar1000
12 58   Frankie Schneider '53 Jaguar1000
133053   Ronnie Kohler John Golabek'50 Plymouth1000
14 782   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson1000
15315   Frank Price '50 Plymouth1000
1613213   Mike Magill Michael Jarema'53 Lincoln500
17287   Geoffrey Dessault Oldsmobile500
182266   Pepper Cunningham Pepper Cunningham'52 Hudson500
193218   Dick Hagy Volkswagen400
203641   Jimmie Lewallen Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'52 Oldsmobile40crash0
212643   Ray Duhigg J.H. Petty's Garage   (Dave Quate)'53 Dodge40crash0
22 816   Johnny Zeke Jaguar400
23 122   Lloyd Shaw '53 Jaguar400
241446   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'53 Lincoln400
252333   Gordon Bracken Gordon Bracken'52 Hudson400
262734   Andy Winfree Andy Winfree'51 Plymouth400
27161   Steve McGrath Aston Martin400
282599   Larry Schultz Gowan's Auto Parts   (Matt Gowan)'53 Plymouth40crash0
2918167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash400
301140   Tommy Thompson Tommy Thompson Oldsmobile400
311014   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson400
3220192   Nick Nicolette Oldsmobile400
3329131   Ray Sherman Hudson400
343331   Al Keller George Miller'53 Hudson400
351978   Slick Smith Frank Arford'51 Oldsmobile400
36 687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile400
3715E-40   Ken Marriott Jaguar400
38354   Leo Bergeron Hudson400

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Frank Arford77Frank ArfordOldsmobile

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Rathman1200200