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1951-03


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NASCAR Grand National race number 3 of 41
Sunday, April 8, 1951 at New Mobile Speedway, Mobile, AL
150 laps on a .750 mile dirt track (112.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:14:18
Average Speed: 50.26 mph
Pole Speed: drew for pole
Cautions: n/a
Margin of Victory: 0.5 lap
Attendance: 9,500
Lead changes: 3

Glossary    1951 NASCAR Grand National results   /   1951 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led
1 291   Tim Flock Black Phantom   (Ted Chester)'51 Oldsmobile1501,000running148
2 414   Fonty Flock Red Devil   (Frank Christian)'50 Oldsmobile150700running2
31992   Herb Thomas Herb Thomas'50 Plymouth 450running0
4169   Bill Osborne  '50 Oldsmobile148350running0
52193   Donald Thomas Herb Thomas'50 Plymouth 200running0
6 619   Lamar Crabtree  '49 Ford 150 0
71542   Lee Petty Petty Special   (Petty Enterprises)'50 Plymouth 125 0
8207   Bob Flock Ted Chester'51 Plymouth 100 0
9 78   Sonny Black Sonny Black'48 Ford 75 0
10243   Jimmy Ayers Jimmy Ayers'50 Plymouth 50 0
111788   Frank Luptow Rocket   (Joe Winter)'50 Oldsmobile 25 0
12 30   James Ellis  '50 Mercury 25 0
131323   Bill Rexford Perry Smith'51 Studebaker 25 0
141430   Doug Wimpy Chaney Motors   (Ralph Chaney)'51 Henry J 25 0
151010   Willard Brooks  '49 Ford 25 0
16 547   Ruel Smith  '51 Henry J 25 0
17 941   Curtis Turner Nash Motor Co.   (Nash Motor Co.)'51 Nash 25gas tank0
18121   O.A. Dean Julian Buesink'49 Ford 25 0
192211   Fireball Roberts Sam Rice'50 Oldsmobile 25 0
202380   Gene Tapia  '48 Ford 25 0
211872   Weldon Adams Harold Mays'50 Plymouth 25 0
22 845   Eddie Anderson Nash of Blue Island   (Eddie Anderson)'51 Nash 25front end0
23 131   Red Harrelson  '47 Ford 25 0
241177   Bud Erb  '49 Plymouth 25 0

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tim Flock122
  Fonty Flock342
  Tim Flock5150146