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1954-10


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NASCAR Grand National race number 10 of 37
Sunday, May 2, 1954 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
150 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (150.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:11
Average speed: 74.883 mph
Pole speed: 87.217 mph
Cautions: 1
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 19000
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson1501685running75
2 523   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson149810running0
3 43   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson149610running0
4 982   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson133510running0
545   Paul Pettit Paul Pettit'53 Hudson132325running0
6 287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile132225running0
743   Whitey Brainerd '49 Ford130150running0
8100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'49 Plymouth130125running0
9 142   Lee Petty San Juan Motors   (Petty Enterprises)'54 Chrysler121380running75
1084   Gary Mathieson '50 Ford114100running0
11177   Bobby Courtwright Bobby Courtwright'50 Ford10725running0
1221   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile10225running0
1313   Wimpy Ervin '51 Henry J10025overheating0
14 898   Jim Clark Jim Clark'53 Oldsmobile8125running0
152   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson6825gasket0
16101   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'54 Nash6525piston0
1799   Matt Gowan Gowan's Auto Parts   (Matt Gowan)'53 Plymouth5325crash0
18 6120   Russ Hepler Walt Chapman'53 Hudson4325bearing0
19106   Bill Chevalier '51 Ford3325head0
2047   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'53 Nash3025gasket0
2164   Jack Harrison '54 Oldsmobile1925overheating0
22 777   Stan Kross Sam Knox'54 Hudson1525bearings0
2351   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile1425clutch0
24126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge1025bearings0
2528   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile025did not start0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Lee Petty17575
  Herb Thomas7615075