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1954-12


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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 37
Sunday, May 16, 1954 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:04
Average Speed: 46.153 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: 3
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 8,500
Lead changes: 2

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 87   Jim Paschal Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile2001,000running193
2 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler199650running0
3 21   Curtis Turner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile198450running0
4 23   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson195350running0
5 28   Laird Bruner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile187300running0
6 126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge187250running0
7 19   Clyde Minter Ken Pace'50 Mercury185200running0
8 71   Fred Dove Fred Dove'54 Chevrolet185150running0
9 92   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson179100running0
10 100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'50 Plymouth176100running0
11 3   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson17425running0
12 30   Perk Brown  '50 Mercury17225running0
13 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson17125running0
14 108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'52 Hudson17125running0
15 51   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'54 Oldsmobile16625driveshaft0
16 16   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge15825spindle0
17 22   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson13325spindle7
18 88   Buck Baker Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile13225crash0
19 1   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash12825crash0
20 31   Donald Thomas Blue Crown   (John Ditz)'53 Hudson9025timing0
21 52   Walt Flinchum  '50 Plymouth84 rear end0
22 45   Paul Pettit Paul Pettit'52 Hudson34 transmission0
23 111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford27 overheating0
24 13   Joel Million Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile22 crash0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Bill Blair177
  Jim Paschal8200193