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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 37
Sunday, September 26, 1954 at Langhorne Speedway, Langhorne, PA
250 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (250.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:30:43
Average speed: 71.186 mph
Pole speed: 89.418 mph
Cautions: 6 for 25 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: 22000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLed
1 192   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson2502450running163
2 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler2501150running25
3 614   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile250850running18
4 387   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'54 Oldsmobile245625running44
52023   Erick Erickson Erick Erickson'54 Buick245600running0
65   Jimmie Lewallen Joe Blair'54 Mercury244500running0
7133   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson244300running0
8 744   Tim Flock Elmer Brooks'54 Oldsmobile243250running0
96   John Dodd, Sr. John Dodd, Sr.'54 Dodge240300running0
1082   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson237175running0
1188   Jim Paschal Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile235150running0
124   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'54 Hudson228100running0
1398   Marvin Panch Beryl Jackson'53 Oldsmobile225100running0
1413   Joel Million Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile225100running0
157   Junior Johnson Paul Whiteman'54 Cadillac222200running0
1628   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile22175running0
17121   Reds Kagle '51 Studebaker220175running0
1810   Van Van Wey Van Van Wey'54 Ford22075running0
1993   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'54 Chrysler21375running0
2071   Dean Pelton '50 Ford21155running0
21X-4   Bill Lone '50 Plymouth209150running0
22111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford20850running0
23X-18   Charles Blewitt '50 Plymouth20750running0
24129   Junie Lancaster '50 Plymouth20250running0
25491   Dick Ross Dick Ross'51 Studebaker20150running0
2625   Bill Widenhouse Bob Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile20050running0
27101   Clayton D'Aniello Clayton D'Aniello'52 Hudson19950running0
2838   E.J. Turner E.J. Turner'53 Hudson19950running0
29X-2   John Ford Roy Alloway'53 Packard19850running0
3034   Gene Holcomb Grimes Holcomb'54 Nash19750running0
31178   John Lindsay John Lindsay'50 Plymouth19750running0
3279   Leon Lundy Leon Lundy'51 Plymouth19250running0
33181   Ronnie Kohler Millard Wright'50 Plymouth18450running0
34150   Dick Hallock '50 Lincoln184150running0
35X-7   Jim Reed Jim Reed'51 Hudson18050running0
36100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'54 Oldsmobile17250steering0
3747   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'53 Nash16650crash0
382   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson16350engine0
3969   Bill Cleveland '50 Ford15050overheating0
4091   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile13550driveshaft0
4149   Charlie Cregar James Gess'54 Oldsmobile128 crash0
42171   Chris Miller '51 Hudson126 crash0
43L-28   Ed Paskovich Ed Paskovich'50 Plymouth98 stalled0
44126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge96 rear end0
4518   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'54 Hudson84 engine0
4648   Chuck Hanson '51 Hudson75 bearing0
476   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge52 engine0
4819   Joe Bell '50 Hudson48 rear end0
49641   Bob Kennedy '50 Plymouth46 hub0
50 597   Bill Amick Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile45 crash0
51177   Bill Morgan '51 Hudson44 crash0
5240   John Soares Charles Vance'54 Dodge31 engine0
53104   Eddie Van Horn '50 Ford25 overheating0
54X-5   Dominic Persicketti '49 Oldsmobile25 crash0
5564   Al Neal Al Neal'51 Studebaker13 crash0
561   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'54 Nash7 crash0
5752   Kenneth Bridge Mark Handley'52 Hudson5 crash0
5896   Leslie Young '52 Hudson5 crash0
5953   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'53 Oldsmobile5 crash0
6090   Bob Welborn George Hutchens'53 Dodge4 crash0
61    Bill Tanner Mel Gould'53 Dodge4 crash0
62481   Jim Lacy '53 Dodge3 crash0
63L-2   Ed DeWolff Ed DeWolff'50 Ford3 crash0
6411   Pepper Cunningham Pepper Cunningham'54 Hudson0 did not start0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas11111
  Buck Baker122615
  Herb Thomas274418
  Lee Petty456925
  Buck Baker709627
  Hershel McGriff9711418
  Herb Thomas11514935
  Buck Baker1501512
  Herb Thomas15225099