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1953 Wilkes 160


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NASCAR Grand National race number 35 of 37
Sunday, October 11, 1953 at North Wilkesboro Speedway, North Wilkesboro, NC
160 laps on a .625 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:24:16
Average Speed: 71.202 mph
Pole Speed: 78.288 mph
Cautions: 3 for 16 laps
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 2,000
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
5 42   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge155200running0
23 80   Jim Paschal George Hutchens'53 Dodge12525 0
31     Ralph Dutton  '53 Dodge 25 0
25 19   Fred Dove Fred Dove'50 Ford11025 0
30     Pete Stewart  '51 Ford2025 0
2 14   Fonty Flock Vogt Special   (Frank Christian)'53 Hudson158700running37
8 82   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson154100 0
11 58   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'53 Hudson15325 0
12 93   Donald Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson15325 0
13 91   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson15225 0
15 92   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson15125 0
17 08   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson14325 0
24 120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson12425 0
27     Don Vershure  '53 Hudson5325 0
21     Clyde Minter Clyde Minter'50 Mercury13625 0
28 167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash4125 0
1 46   Speedy Thompson Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile1601,000running25
6 187   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile155150 80
7 2   Bill Blair Bill Blair'53 Oldsmobile155125 0
9 22   Jimmie Lewallen R.G. Shelton'53 Oldsmobile15375 0
10 55   Bub King Bub King'53 Oldsmobile15350 0
14 51   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile15125 0
22 41   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile13125 18
26     Slim Rominger Slim Rominger'50 Oldsmobile8425 0
3 44   Ray Duhigg Julian Petty'52 Plymouth156450running0
4 24   Bob Welborn J.O. Goode'51 Plymouth156350running0
16     Ralph Liguori Ralph Liguori'51 Plymouth14925 0
18     Bob Walden Bob Walden'50 Plymouth14325 0
19     Parks Surratt  '51 Plymouth14125 0
20 93   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'50 Plymouth13925 0
29     Bud Jones  '50 Plymouth3625 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Curtis Turner166
  Buck Baker771
  Curtis Turner881
  Buck Baker9102
  Curtis Turner11177
  Buck Baker186952
  Fonty Flock708819
  Buck Baker8910315
  Fonty Flock1041052
  Curtis Turner1061094
  Buck Baker11011910
  Fonty Flock12013516
  Speedy Thompson13616025