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1953-26


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NASCAR Grand National race number 26 of 37
Sunday, August 9, 1953 at Occoneechee Speedway, Hillsboro, NC
100 laps on a 1.000 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:19:52
Average Speed: 75.125 mph
Pole Speed: 89.078 mph
Cautions: 2
Margin of Victory: 0.5 lap
Attendance: 4,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
3 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge99450running0
6 80   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge 150 0
11     Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Ford 25 0
2 92   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson100700running0
4 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson 350running0
12 14   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 25rear end0
14     Elbert Allen  '52 Hudson 25 0
15     Virgil Stockton  '53 Hudson 25 0
16 91   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson 25 0
19 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson325crash0
8 167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash 100 0
1 141   Curtis Turner Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile1001,000running100
5 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile 200 0
7 4   Slick Smith Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile 125 0
9 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile 75 0
18 87   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile 25crash0
10     Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'51 Plymouth 50 0
13     John Meggers  '53 Plymouth 25 0
17     Buck Smith  '49 Plymouth 25 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner1100100