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1954-06


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NASCAR Grand National race number 6 of 37
Sunday, March 28, 1954 at Oakland Stadium, Oakland, CA
250 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (125.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:27:57
Average speed: 50.692 mph
Pole speed: 55.624 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 8500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1263   Dick Rathman Blue Crown Spark Plugs   (Ray Erickson)'52 Hudson2501000running108
2 598   Marvin Panch Beryl Jackson'54 Dodge249650running17
3 34   John Soares Charles Vance'54 Dodge247450running0
4111   Clyde Palmer Al Neves'51 Mercury238350running0
5 918   Lloyd Dane Lloyd Dane'50 Oldsmobile234300running0
6 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Dodge232250running0
7108   Sam Hawks Jack Beumer'53 Dodge230200running0
81924   Bob Havemann Bob Havemann'54 Ford228150running0
9187   Jim Heath '54 Ford226100running0
102090   Jim Cook Arley Scranton'50 Ford226100running0
11 412   Ben Gregory Don Oliver'53 Oldsmobile22225tie rod0
12 899   Joe Valente Joe Mangini'50 Oldsmobile22025tie rod0
132351   Rick Henderson Ray Henderson'51 Chevrolet21725running0
141284   Robert Caswell Lou Mangini'54 Dodge21025running0
151715   Cliff Roberts Chet Chiroso'50 Plymouth19425running0
161633   Bill Stammer Bill Stammer'53 Pontiac19025running0
172444   H.R. Kahl '52 Plymouth17425running0
182511   Dick Carter Dick Carter'51 Dodge17125running0
191448   Paul Phipps Les Brand'51 Mercury16725running0
20 19   Hershel McGriff Beryl Jackson'54 Oldsmobile12925tie rod125
21 721   Bill Amick Carmen Amica'54 Oldsmobile124 tie rod0
222123   Richard Brown '52 Oldsmobile118 tie rod0
232221x   Bill Williams '50 Plymouth113 running0
241388   Woody Brown Joe Mangini'50 Oldsmobile52 tie rod0
25 638   Art Watts Joe Fisher'53 Dodge52 tie rod0
261514   Bill Weiman '51 Oldsmobile20 crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Vee Dent36Vee DentHudson

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Hershel McGriff1125125
  Marvin Panch12614217
  Dick Rathman143250108