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1952-10


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NASCAR Grand National race number 10 of 34
Saturday, May 10, 1952 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
80 laps on a 1.250 mile paved track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:11:35
Average Speed: 83.318 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7

Glossary    1952 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1952 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 4120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'51 Hudson801,000running20
2 391   Tim Flock Ted Chester'51 Hudson80700running5
3 214   Fonty Flock Air Lift   (Frank Christian)'51 Oldsmobile78450running0
4 92   Jimmie Lewallen George Hutchens'52 Oldsmobile78350running0
5 682   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson78200running0
62472   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'51 Ford78150running0
71342   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'51 Plymouth76125running0
8 111   Fireball Roberts Saverance Motors   (Ed Saverance)'51 Ford76100running15
9 841   Jim Paschal Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'52 Hudson7575running0
10127   Frank Mundy Gray Ghost   (Ted Chester)'50 Oldsmobile7550running0
111151   Gober Sosebee Sam Knox'51 Chrysler7425running0
121077   Weldon Adams Weldon Adams'51 Chrysler7425running0
131492   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'52 Hudson7225running12
141996   J.E. Hardie J.E. Hardie'52 Studebaker6925running0
15 389   Buck Baker Charlotte Hudson Co.   (B.A. Pless)'52 Hudson6625radiator28
1615128   Charles Gattalia Colonial Motors   (Charles Gattalia)'51 Studebaker6225overheating0
17178   Jack Smith  '51 Studebaker3225overheating0
18 722   Perk Brown R.G. Shelton'51 Hudson3025overheating0
191821   Speedy Thompson Bruce Root'51 Ford2625fuel line0
202317   Bill Widenhouse Buddy Shuman'51 Ford1925engine0
21169   Ed Samples Claude Alexander'51 Oldsmobile1725handling0
22 281   Roscoe Thompson Ted Chester'51 Oldsmobile1325engine0
232199   Leonard Tippett Leonard Tippett'51 Hudson1325engine0
242094   J.O. Staton Louise Smith'51 Nash1025tire0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Fireball Roberts11515
  Buck Baker163015
  Tim Flock31355
  Buck Baker36427
  Dick Rathman43431
  Buck Baker44496
  Herb Thomas506112
  Dick Rathman628019