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1954-34


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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 (250.0 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: 22,000
Lead changes: 8

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 192   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson2502,450running163
2 242   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler2501,150running25
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
6 5   Jimmie Lewallen Joe Blair'54 Mercury244500running0
7133   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson244300running0
8 744   Tim Flock Elmer Brooks'54 Oldsmobile243250running0
9 6   John Dodd, Sr. John Dodd, Sr.'54 Dodge240300running0
10 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson237175running0
11 88   Jim Paschal Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile235150running0
12 4   Ken Fisher Ken Fisher'54 Hudson228100running0
13 98   Marvin Panch Beryl Jackson'53 Oldsmobile225100running0
14 13   Joel Million Ernest Woods'53 Oldsmobile225100running0
15 7   Junior Johnson Paul Whiteman'54 Cadillac222200running0
16 28   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile22175running0
17 121   Reds Kagle  '51 Studebaker220175running0
18 10   Van Van Wey Van Van Wey'54 Ford22075running0
19 93   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'54 Chrysler21375running0
20 71   Dean Pelton  '50 Ford21155running0
21 X-4   Bill Lone  '50 Plymouth209150running0
22 111   Joe Bill O'Dell Joe Bill O'Dell'49 Ford20850running0
23 X-18   Charles Blewitt  '50 Plymouth20750running0
24 129   Junie Lancaster  '50 Plymouth20250running0
25 491   Dick Ross Dick Ross'51 Studebaker20150running0
26 25   Bill Widenhouse Bob Widenhouse'53 Oldsmobile20050running0
27 101   Clayton Daniello Clayton Daniello'52 Hudson19950running0
28 38   E.J. Turner E.J. Turner'53 Hudson19950running0
29 X-2   John Ford Roy Alloway'53 Packard19850running0
30 34   Gene Holcomb  '54 Nash19750running0
31 178   John Lindsay John Lindsay'50 Plymouth19750running0
32 79   Leon Lundy Leon Lundy'51 Plymouth19250running0
33 181   Ronnie Kohler Millard Wright'50 Plymouth18450running0
34 150   Dick Hallock  '50 Lincoln184150running0
35 X-7   Jim Reed Jim Reed'51 Hudson18050running0
36 100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'54 Oldsmobile17250steering0
37 47   Harvey Eakin Harvey Eakin'53 Nash16650crash0
38 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Hudson16350engine0
39 69   Bill Cleveland  '50 Ford15050overheating0
40 91   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile13550driveshaft0
41 49   Charlie Cregar James Gess'54 Oldsmobile128 crash0
42 171   Chris Miller  '51 Hudson126 crash0
43 L-28   Ed Paskovich Ed Paskovich'50 Plymouth98 stalled0
44 126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge96 rear end0
45 18   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'54 Hudson84 engine0
46 48   Chuck Hansen  '51 Hudson75 bearing0
47 6   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge52 engine0
48 19   Joe Bell  '50 Hudson48 rear end0
49 641   Bob Kennedy  '50 Plymouth46 hub0
50 597   Bill Amick Frank Christian'54 Oldsmobile45 crash0
51 177   Bill Morgan  '51 Hudson44 crash0
52 40   John Soares Charles Vance'54 Dodge31 engine0
53 104   Eddie Van Horn  '50 Ford25 overheating0
54 X-5   Dominic Persicketti  '49 Oldsmobile25 crash0
55 64   Al Neal Al Neal'51 Studebaker13 crash0
56 1   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'54 Nash7 crash0
57 52   Kenneth Bridge Mark Handley'52 Hudson5 crash0
58 96   Leslie Young  '52 Hudson5 crash0
59 53   Elmo Langley Elmo Langley'53 Oldsmobile5 crash0
60 90   Bob Welborn George Hutchens'53 Dodge4 crash0
61     Bill Tanner Mel Gould'53 Dodge4 crash0
62 481   Jim Lacy  '53 Dodge3 crash0
63 L-2   Ed DeWolff Ed DeWolff'50 Ford3 crash0
64 011   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