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1954-01


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NASCAR Grand National race number 1 of 37
Sunday, February 7, 1954 at Palm Beach Speedway, W. Palm Beach, FL
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:41:46
Average Speed: 58.938 mph
Pole Speed: 66.371 mph
Cautions: 1 for 2 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 4,500
Lead changes: 5

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
2 387   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile1981,050running79
161496   Mason Bright Mason Bright'53 Dodge16525slow0
172321   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile16425wheel0
1526R-D   Allan Clarke Allan Clarke'50 Dodge16625overheating0
51824   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'50 Plymouth190300running0
2524187   Red Duvall Hank Salat'53 Packard49 radiator0
1020181   Tommie Elliott Millard Wright'52 Plymouth185100running0
91382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson185100running0
12 714   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson17725overheating0
182577   Cotton Hodges Cotton Hodges'50 Oldsmobile16425slow0
141247   Billy Irvin Billy Irvin'51 Plymouth17025running0
261797   Jim Jones Jim Jones'52 Oldsmobile7 shocks0
24 223   Al Keller George Miller'54 Hudson52 gasket46
131610   Mel Krueger Ken Behn Motor Co.   (Ken Behn)'53 Hudson17425running0
6 56   Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'54 Dodge189250running0
19 833   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'52 Hudson15725overheating0
71586   Don Oldenberg Don Oldenberg'54 Mercury188200running0
41180   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'54 Dodge196350running0
3 942   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Dodge198750running0
23 13   Dick Rathman Pure Sensitized   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson68 gasket21
2019107   Johnny Roberts Johnny Roberts'50 Ford13825overheating0
2122101   Bucky Sager Bucky Sager'53 Studebaker98 generator0
221028   Eddie Skinner Frank Dodge'53 Oldsmobile86 fuel pump0
821126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge186150running0
1 492   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001,600running54
11 643   Bob Welborn Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge18325steering0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dick Rathman133
  Al Keller44946
  Dick Rathman506718
  Herb Thomas68703
  Buck Baker7114979
  Herb Thomas15020051