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1954-15


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NASCAR Grand National race number 15 of 37
Sunday, May 30, 1954 at Charlotte Speedway, Charlotte, NC
133 laps on a 0.750 mile dirt track (99.750 miles)

Time of race: 2:00:10
Average speed: 49.805 mph
Pole speed: 68.947 mph
Cautions: 2 for 26 laps
Margin of victory: 1 sec
Attendance: 4000
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 287   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1331000running108
2 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler133650running0
3 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson132450running0
4 120   Russ Hepler Walt Chapman'53 Hudson128350running0
5 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson126250running0
6 98   Jim Clark Jim Clark'53 Oldsmobile124250running0
7 71   Fred Dove Fred Dove'54 Chevrolet124150running0
8 8   Pop McGinnis Frank Christian'53 Hudson123100running0
9 126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge123100engine0
10 14   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile12125running0
11 1   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'51 Nash12025running0
12 52   Walt Flinchum Byrd Johnson'51 Plymouth11825running0
13 108   Dick Rathman Gene Comstock'53 Hudson11525running0
14 93   Slick Smith Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth11425running0
15 103   Billy Minter Ken Pace'51 Mercury10825running0
16 123   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson9625running25
17 55   Frank Stutts  '52 Ford8225overheating0
18 92   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson7525rear end0
19 19   Clyde Minter Ken Pace'51 Mercury6725crash0
20 3   Arden Mounts Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson4025axle0
21 51   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile40 clutch0
22 28   Laird Bruner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile39 coil0
23 80   Jimmie Lewallen George Hutchens'51 Plymouth37 vapor lock0
24 11   Eddie Riker Eddie Riker'50 Plymouth1 radiator0
25 6   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge0 crash0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Blackie PittBlackie Pitt

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker14242
  Al Keller436725
  Buck Baker6813366