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1954-24


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NASCAR Grand National race number 24 of 37
Saturday, July 10, 1954 at Santa Fe Speedway, Willow Springs, IL
200 laps on a .500 mile dirt track (100.0 miles)

Time of race: 1:23:05
Average Speed: 72.216 mph
Pole Speed: 75.662 mph
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.75 lap
Attendance: 6,208
Lead changes: 1

Glossary    1954 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1954 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 53   Dick Rathman Pure   (John Ditz)'54 Hudson2001,000running154
2 392   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'54 Hudson200650running0
3 414   Hershel McGriff Frank Christian'51 Oldsmobile200450running0
4 642   Lee Petty Petty Enterprises'54 Chrysler199350running0
5 188   Buck Baker Ernest Woods'54 Oldsmobile197300running46
6147   Jim Reed Jim Reed'52 Hudson196250running0
71082   Joe Eubanks Oates Motor Co.   (Phil Oates)'51 Hudson196200running0
8 721   Laird Bruner Carmen Amica'53 Oldsmobile195150running0
91524   Ray Duhigg J.O. Goode'50 Plymouth195100running0
102248   Bill Moore  '50 Plymouth183100running0
20 8100   Blackie Pitt Gary Drake'54 Oldsmobile11325hub0
191950   Danny Curley  '51 Ford12525overheating0
18211   Ted Wright  '51 Ford13225clutch0
172325   Sam Pearson  '49 Ford15025running0
1620M-22   Frank Ropp  '49 Ford16325running0
151157   Art Dugan  '49 Ford16525running0
141291-B   Virgil Stockton  '52 Hudson17125crash0
1318126   Dave Terrell Dave Terrell'54 Dodge17525running0
121611   Hal Ruyle  '52 Mercury17825running0
11 212   Jim Paschal Buckshot Morris'53 Oldsmobile18025running0
2113V-2   Legs Whitcomb  '50 Ford97 bearings0
22 915   Slim Brown  '54 Buick41 transmission0
231769   Bay Darnell  '50 Ford18 overheating0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Buck Baker14646
  Dick Rathman47200154