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1954-12


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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 37
Sunday, May 16, 1954 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:04
Average speed: 46.153 mph
Pole speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 3
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: 8500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
187   Jim Paschal Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile2001000running193
242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler199650running0
321   Curtis Turner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile198450running0
423   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson195350running0
528   Laird Bruner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile187300running0
6126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge187250running0
719   Clyde Minter Ken Pace'50 Mercury185200running0
871   Fred Dove Fred Dove'54 Chevrolet185150running0
992   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson179100running0
10100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'50 Plymouth176100running0
113   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson17425running0
1230   Perk Brown '50 Mercury17225running0
1382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson17125running0
14108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'52 Hudson17125running0
1551   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile16625driveshaft0
16 16   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge15825spindle0
17 22   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson13325spindle7
1888   Buck Baker Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile13225crash0
191   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash12825crash0
2031   Donald Thomas Blue Crown   (John Ditz)'53 Hudson9025timing0
2152   Walt Flinchum Byrd Johnson'50 Plymouth84 rear end0
2245   Paul Pettit Paul Pettit'52 Hudson34 transmission0
23111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford27 overheating0
2413   Joel Million Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile22 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Blair177
  Jim Paschal8200193