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1953 NASCAR Grand National Results


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33 races on dirt tracks
3 races on paved tracks
1 race on road courses

1 short track race
2 superspeedway races

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# Date Site Cars Winner(s) St Make / Model Len Sfc Miles Purse Pole Cau Laps Speed LC
3009/07/53Darlington59Buck Baker 7'53 Oldsmobile1.375P50124,430107.98341792.88135
1305/30/53Raleigh49Fonty Flock43'53 Hudson1.000P30013,10076.230  70.6296
3209/20/53Langhorne40Dick Rathman '53 Hudson1.000D2508,225 4 67.0464
1606/21/53Langhorne38Dick Rathman 2'53 Hudson1.000D2008,75082.2004 64.4341
202/15/53Daytona Beach57Bill Blair 6'53 Oldsmobile4.100R1606,755115.7700089.7892
805/03/53Langhorne35Buck Baker25'53 Oldsmobile1.000D1506,655   72.7435
403/29/53North Wilkesboro34Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson.625D1253,80078.424  71.9076
504/05/53Charlotte28Dick Passwater 9'53 Oldsmobile.750D1133,65071.108  .00016
3109/13/53Macon20Speedy Thompson '53 Oldsmobile.500D1003,22060.810  55.1727
102/01/53W. Palm Beach23Lee Petty 7'53 Dodge.500D1003,52565.028  60.2202
1806/28/53Wilson22Fonty Flock '53 Hudson.500D1003,550   53.803 
3510/11/53North Wilkesboro31Speedy Thompson '53 Oldsmobile.625D1003,72578.28831671.20213
2207/12/53Atlanta17Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson1.000D1003,37572.756  70.6852
905/09/53Columbia16Buck Baker 3'53 Oldsmobile.500D1003,35058.670  53.707 
2608/09/53Hillsboro19Curtis Turner 1'53 Oldsmobile1.000D1003,42589.0782 75.1250
1706/26/53High Point23Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson.500D1003,52566.152  58.186 
3410/04/53Wilson17Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson.500D1003,37556.962  56.0220
2107/10/53Morristown23Dick Rathman 2'53 Hudson.500D1003,52561.016  69.4175
2508/02/53Davenport14Herb Thomas '53 Hudson.500D1003,300   62.500 
1205/24/53Columbus27Herb Thomas 2'53 Hudson.500D1003,62559.288  56.127 
2908/29/53Hickory12Fonty Flock '53 Hudson.500D1002,35079.362  .0001
3310/03/53Bloomsburg21Herb Thomas '53 Hudson.500D1003,47555.935  .000 
303/08/53Spring Lake32Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson.500D1003,75051.918  48.8260
2007/04/53Spartanburg19Lee Petty '53 Dodge.500D1003,47558.027  56.934 
3711/01/53Atlanta26Buck Baker '53 Oldsmobile1.000D1003,60073.580  63.1803
704/26/53Macon24Dick Rathman 1'52 Hudson.500D1003,550   56.4172
2407/26/53North Platte18Dick Rathman '53 Hudson.500D1003,40054.397  54.380 
1105/17/53Martinsville35Lee Petty '53 Dodge.500D1003,760   .0002
2808/23/53Norfolk19Herb Thomas '53 Hudson.500D1003,42554.200  51.040 
1907/03/53Rochester18Herb Thomas '53 Hudson.500D1003,400   56.9391
3610/18/53Martinsville26Jim Paschal '53 Dodge.500D1003,60058.958  56.0132
604/19/53Richmond27Lee Petty '53 Dodge.500D1003,62548.465  45.535 
2307/22/53Rapid City15Herb Thomas 1'53 Hudson.500D1003,37555.727  57.270 
1005/16/53Hickory27Tim Flock '53 Hudson.500D1003,625   .000 
2708/16/53Weaverville19Fonty Flock '53 Hudson.500D1003,425   62.434 
1406/07/53Shreveport19Lee Petty '53 Dodge.500D1003,62558.727  53.199 
1506/14/53Pensacola18Herb Thomas '53 Hudson.500P703,600   63.316