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1954-04


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NASCAR Grand National race number 4 of 37
Sunday, March 21, 1954 at Lakewood Speedway, Atlanta, GA
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:39:11
Average speed: 60.494 mph
Pole speed: 75.514 mph
(Pole won by Herb Thomas )
Cautions: 2
Margin of victory: 1 cl
Attendance: 20000
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 892   Herb Thomas Fabulous Hudson Hornet   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson1001000running
2 287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile100650running
3 13   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson100450running
4 351   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile99350running
5 499   Fonty Flock Raymond Parks'53 Hudson99300running
61242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Dodge99250running
71314   Curtis Turner Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile99200running
8 682   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson98150running
918144   C.H. Dingler C.H. Dingler'52 Hudson96100running
10 72   Bill Blair Bill Blair'52 Hudson96100running
111461   Jimmie Lewallen M.E. Riley'53 Oldsmobile9525running
121621   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile9525running
13196   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge9425running
142078   Jerry Wimbish Jerry Wimbish'53 Oldsmobile9225running
1527112   Floyd Curtis '51 Hudson9125running
1630X   Jim Clark '53 Oldsmobile9025running
1724126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge8925running
182586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'54 Mercury8925running
191580   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'54 Dodge8825running
203348   Otis Martin Otis Martin'54 Chrysler8725running
213143   Billy Irvin Julian Petty'53 Dodge86 running
221125   Fireball Roberts Leland Colvin'53 Oldsmobile85 running
233217   Joe Martin '51 Ford85 running
24 5122   Jack Smith Jack Smith'54 Oldsmobile69 piston
25 923   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson49 timing chain
261077   Stan Kross Sam Knox'54 Hudson44 crash
27179   Bill Harrison Bill Harrison'52 Hudson44 crash
282644   Harold Nash Harold Nash'52 Oldsmobile38 ring gear
292928   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile35 overheating
30211   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash28 piston
313488   Bob Flock Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile20 carburetor
322226   Ted Rambo Bob Cancro'53 Lincoln18 stopped
332313   Emory Lewis Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile13 spring
342841   Dick Garlington Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile11 crash