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1953-34


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NASCAR Grand National race number 34 of 37
Sunday, October 4, 1953 at Wilson Speedway, Wilson, NC
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:47:06
Average Speed: 56.022 mph
Pole Speed: 56.962 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 10,000
Lead changes: 0

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
4 742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge 350running0
12 19   Fred Dove Fred Dove'51 Ford 25 0
17     Ermon Rush  '51 Ford 25 0
1 192   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001,000running200
3 214   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Hudson 450running0
6 5120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson 150 0
13     Don Vershure  '53 Hudson 25 0
15 362   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'53 Hudson 25 0
14     Clyde Minter Clyde Minter'53 Mercury 25 0
810167   Elton Hildreth Elton Hildreth'53 Nash 100 0
2 846   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile 700running0
7 687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile 125 0
9 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile 75 0
10 451   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile 50 0
11 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile 25 0
5 45   Ralph Liguori Al Wheatley'51 Plymouth 200running0
16     Parks Surratt  '50 Plymouth 25 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Herb Thomas1200200