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1954-23


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NASCAR Grand National race number 23 of 37
Sunday, July 4, 1954 at Asheville-Weaverville Speedway, Weaverville, NC
200 laps on a 0.500 mile dirt track (100.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:37:51
Average speed: 61.318 mph
Pole speed: 67.771 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of victory: 1 lap +
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 192   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson2001000running200
25   Jimmie Lewallen Joe Blair'54 Mercury199650running0
33   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson199450running0
4100   Lee Petty Gary Drake'54 Oldsmobile196350running0
551   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile193300running0
682   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson188250running0
721   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile188200running0
8126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge186150running0
949   Walt Flinchum Dave Quate'51 Plymouth183100running0
1013   Jim Paschal Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile183100running0
11108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson18025running0
124-X   Fred Starr Fred Dove'54 Hudson16325running0
1314   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile16125spindle0
1488   Buck Baker Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile13725bearings0
1571   Fred Dove Fred Dove'49 Hudson137250
1619   Clyde Minter Ken Pace'51 Mercury13525overheating0
1728   Blackie Pitt Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile11925piston0
1812   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile9725distributor0
1991-B   Virgil Stockton Virgil Stockton'52 Hudson6625wheel0
2087   Ray Duhigg Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile6325spindle0
2110   Dick Grice '54 Lincoln52 rear end0

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
George Brownlee43Dave QuateDodge
Joe Bossard83Leo DeliaFord

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1200200