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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
242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler133650running0
382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson132450running0
4120   Russ Hepler Walt Chapman'53 Hudson128350running0
52   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson126250running0
698   Jim Clark Jim Clark'53 Oldsmobile124250running0
771   Fred Dove Fred Dove'54 Chevrolet124150running0
88   Pop McGinnis Frank Christian'53 Hudson123100running0
9126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge123100engine0
1014   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile12125running0
111   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'51 Nash12025running0
1252   Walt Flinchum Byrd Johnson'51 Plymouth11825running0
13108   Dick Rathman Gene Comstock'53 Hudson11525running0
1493   Slick Smith Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth11425running0
15103   Billy Minter Ken Pace'51 Mercury10825running0
16 123   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson9625running25
1755   Frank Stutts '52 Ford8225overheating0
1892   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson7525rear end0
1919   Clyde Minter Ken Pace'51 Mercury6725crash0
203   Arden Mounts Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson4025axle0
2151   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile40 clutch0
2228   Laird Bruner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile39 coil0
2380   Jimmie Lewallen George Hutchens'51 Plymouth37 vapor lock0
2411   Eddie Riker Eddie Riker'50 Plymouth1 radiator0
256   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