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1953 NASCAR Grand National Series results

1953 season standings

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RaceDateTrackStartersLapsWinnerPoleQualifying SpeedLed MostPoints LeaderAverage Speed (mph)Lead ChangesLeadersCautionsCaution LapsLead Lap Cars
102/01/53Palm Beach23200Lee PettyDick Rathman65.028Lee PettyLee Petty60.22023N/AN/A1
202/15/53Daytona Beach5739Bill BlairBob Pronger115.770Fonty FlockFonty Flock89.78923005
303/08/53Spring Lake32200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas51.918Herb ThomasFonty Flock48.82601N/AN/A1
403/29/53North Wilkesboro34200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas78.108Tim FlockHerb Thomas71.90765N/AN/A?
504/05/53Charlotte (.75 mi. dirt)28150Dick PasswaterTim Flock71.108Tim FlockHerb ThomasN/A166N/AN/A4
604/19/53Richmond27200Lee PettyBuck Baker48.465Lee PettyHerb Thomas45.535N/AN/AN/AN/A?
704/26/53Macon (old)24200Dick RathmanFonty FlockN/AFonty FlockHerb Thomas56.4172?3?N/AN/A?
805/03/53Langhorne35150Buck BakerTim FlockN/ATim FlockHerb Thomas72.74354N/AN/A?
905/09/53Columbia16200Buck BakerHerb Thomas58.670Buck BakerHerb Thomas53.707N/AN/AN/AN/A?
1005/16/53Hickory27200Tim FlockTim FlockN/ATim FlockHerb ThomasN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A?
1105/17/53Martinsville35200Lee PettyTim FlockN/AHerb ThomasHerb ThomasN/A34N/AN/A?
1205/24/53Columbus, OH27200Herb ThomasFonty Flock59.288Herb ThomasHerb Thomas56.127N/AN/AN/AN/A2
1305/30/53Raleigh49300Fonty FlockSlick Smith76.230Hershel McGriffHerb Thomas70.62966N/AN/A1
1406/07/53Shreveport19200Lee PettyHerb Thomas58.727Lee PettyHerb Thomas53.199N/AN/AN/AN/A?
1506/14/53Pensacola18140Herb ThomasDick Rathman67.039Herb ThomasHerb Thomas63.316N/AN/AN/AN/A?
1606/21/53Langhorne38200Dick RathmanLloyd Shaw82.200Dick RathmanHerb Thomas64.434124N/A1
1706/26/53High Point23200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas66.152Herb ThomasHerb Thomas58.186N/AN/AN/AN/A?
1806/28/53Wilson22200Fonty FlockFonty FlockN/AFonty FlockHerb Thomas53.803N/AN/AN/AN/A?
1907/03/53Rochester18200Herb ThomasTim FlockHerb ThomasHerb Thomas56.93912N/AN/A3
2007/04/53Spartanburg19200Lee PettyBuck Baker58.027Lee PettyHerb Thomas56.934N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2107/10/53Morristown23200Dick RathmanHerb Thomas61.016Dick RathmanHerb Thomas69.41752N/AN/A1
2207/12/53Lakewood17100Herb ThomasHerb Thomas72.756Buck BakerHerb Thomas70.68522N/AN/A?
2307/22/53Rapid City15200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas55.727Herb ThomasHerb Thomas57.270N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2407/26/53North Platte18200Dick RathmanHerb Thomas54.397Dick RathmanHerb Thomas54.380N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2508/02/53Davenport14200Herb ThomasBuck Baker54.397Herb ThomasHerb Thomas62.500N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2608/09/53Hillsborough19100Curtis TurnerCurtis Turner89.078Curtis TurnerHerb Thomas75.125012N/A2
2708/16/53Asheville-Weaverville19200Fonty FlockCurtis TurnerN/AFonty FlockHerb Thomas62.434N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2808/23/53Princess Anne19200Herb ThomasCurtis Turner54.200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas51.040N/AN/AN/AN/A?
2908/29/53Hickory12200Fonty FlockTim Flock79.362Fonty FlockHerb ThomasN/A12N/AN/A?
3009/07/53Darlington59364Buck BakerFonty Flock107.893Buck BakerHerb Thomas92.8813544171
3109/13/53Macon (old)20200Speedy ThompsonJoe Eubanks60.810Gober SosebeeHerb Thomas55.17275N/AN/A?
3209/20/53Langhorne40250Dick RathmanHerb ThomasN/AHerb ThomasHerb Thomas67.046434N/A1
3310/03/53Bloomsburg21200Herb ThomasJim Paschal55.953Herb ThomasHerb ThomasN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A?
3410/04/53Wilson17200Herb ThomasHerb Thomas56.962Herb ThomasHerb Thomas56.02201N/AN/A?
3510/11/53North Wilkesboro31160Speedy ThompsonBuck Baker78.288Buck BakerHerb Thomas71.2021343161
3610/18/53Martinsville26200Jim PaschalFonty Flock58.958Jim PaschalHerb Thomas56.01323N/AN/A2
3711/01/53Lakewood26100Buck BakerTim Flock73.580Herb ThomasHerb Thomas63.18034N/AN/A?