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1954-21


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NASCAR Grand National race number 21 of 37
Sunday, June 27, 1954 at Williams Grove Speedway, Mechanicsburg, PA
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:57:27
Average speed: 51.085 mph
Pole speed: 54.945 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 4 cl
Attendance: 21600
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
192   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson2001000running150
2 13   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson200650running50
314   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile199450running0
482   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson199350running0
580   Jimmie Lewallen George Hutchens'54 Mercury197300running0
687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile197250running0
71542   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Dodge196200running0
823   Ralph Liguori George Miller'54 Hudson195150crash0
91   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'51 Nash193100running0
10100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'54 Oldsmobile193100running0
11121   Dean Pelton '51 Studebaker19325running0
127   Jim Reed Jim Reed'51 Hudson19225crash0
1343   Whitey Brainerd '49 Ford18725running0
1421   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile18525running0
1544   Bill Blair Elmer Brooks'52 Oldsmobile18425running0
1611   Eddie Riker Eddie Riker'51 Oldsmobile18325running0
17126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge18125running0
1881   Bill Barker '50 Plymouth18125running0
19111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford18025running0
2074   Peck Peckham Peck Peckham'51 Hudson17825running0
212   Jack Clarke '49 Plymouth176 running0
22119   Ray Duhigg '49 Ford175 running0
231630   Hilly Rife '54 Dodge174 running0
2434   Gene Holcomb Grimes Holcomb'54 Nash172 running0
2593   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth170 running0
266   Dick Kable Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge168 oil pressure0
27150   Dick Hallock '50 Lincoln167 running0
2841   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'54 Hudson161 running0
2971   Ed Paskovich '50 Ford153 running0
3040   Frank Hannellburg '53 Hudson147 running0
3117   Charles McDuffie Jim Reed'51 Ford109 fuel line0
3247   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'53 Nash97 bearing0
33212   John McGinley John McGinley'53 Hudson94 crash0
3448   Shelby Colby '53 Dodge82 brakes0
35148   Chuck Hanson '53 Oldsmobile78 wheel0
36172   John Dodd, Sr. '52 Willys62 brakes0
3769   Volney Schulze '50 Ford46 overheating0
3858   Pete Moxley '54 Nash40 piston0
39120   Russ Hepler Walt Chapman'53 Hudson40 spindle0
404   Charlie Cregar '54 Chrysler24 wheel0
41171   Dizzy Dean '51 Hudson1 wheel0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Rathman155
  Herb Thomas6105
  Dick Rathman11155
  Herb Thomas16216
  Dick Rathman226140
  Herb Thomas62200139