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NASCAR Grand National race number 12 of 37
Sunday, May 24, 1953 at Powell Motor Speedway, Columbus, OH
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:46:54
Average Speed: 56.127 mph
Pole Speed: 59.288 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: n/a
Attendance: 7,500
Lead changes: n/a

Glossary    1953 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1953 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 292   Herb Thomas FABULOUS   (Herb Thomas)'53 Hudson2001,000running 
2 4120   Dick Rathman Walt Chapman'53 Hudson200700running 
3 687   Buck Baker Griffin Motors   (Bob Griffin)'53 Oldsmobile198450running 
4 841   Curtis Turner Eanes Motor Co.   (John Eanes)'53 Oldsmobile198350running 
52013   Pop McGinnis Irving Frye'53 Hudson193200running 
61411   Ralph Dyer Ralph Dyer'53 Nash192150running 
711    Ed Benedict Ken Swihart'52 Hudson189125running 
81742   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'53 Dodge184100running 
9128   Gene Comstock Gene Comstock'53 Hudson18375running 
101655   Bub King Bub King'52 Hudson18250running 
262772   Donald Thomas Doug Meeks'50 Ford3225radiator 
2523    Paul Parks  '53 Dodge3325overheating 
24191   Herschel Buchanan Herschel Buchanan'52 Nash3825crash 
231844   Ray Duhigg Julian Petty'52 Plymouth3925spindle 
22 991   Tim Flock Ted Chester'53 Hudson5725bearing 
21154   Slick Smith Frank Christian'52 Oldsmobile5925overheating 
20 558   Johnny Patterson H.B. Ranier'52 Hudson7425engine 
19 382   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'52 Hudson8425gasket 
1825108   Arden Mounts Gene Comstock'51 Hudson8825clutch 
1727    Chet Williams Chet Williams'51 Ford9725crash 
1621167   Elton Hildreth Hildreth Motors   (Elton Hildreth)'53 Nash9825running 
15 114   Fonty Flock Frank Christian'53 Oldsmobile11125running 
14 751   Gober Sosebee Cherokee Garage   (Gober Sosebee)'53 Oldsmobile13125running 
131078   Dick Passwater Frank Arford'53 Oldsmobile15925running 
122493   Ted Chamberlain Ted Chamberlain'51 Plymouth17425running 
1126    Dick Linder  '52 Ford17625running 
2713    Virgil Livengood Virgil Livengood'53 Oldsmobile725engine