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NASCAR Grand National 1953 standings

Championship points standings for the NASCAR Grand National 1953

PositionDriverTeamCarEngineTyresPoints
1.Flag Herb ThomasHudson
8460
2.Flag Lee Arnold PettyDodge
7814
3.Flag Dick RathmannHudson
Plymouth
Oldsmobile




7362
4.Flag Buck Baker SrOldsmobile
Lincoln
Ford




6713
5.Flag Fonty FlockOldsmobile
Hudson


6174
6.Flag Tim FlockHudson
5011
7.Flag Jim PaschalOldsmobile
Plymouth
Ford
Dodge






4211
8.Flag Joe EubanksHudson
3603
9.Flag Jimmie LewallenPlymouth
Dodge
Hudson
Oldsmobile






3508
10.Flag Curtis TurnerLincoln
Oldsmobile


3373
11.Flag Alfred Bruce ThompsonOldsmobile
2958
12.Flag Slick SmithOldsmobile
Hudson


2670
13.Flag Elton HildrethElton HildrethNash
2625
14.Flag Gober SosebeeChrysler
Oldsmobile


2525
15.Flag Bill BlairOldsmobile
Hudson


2457
16.Flag Fred DovePaul Nunn, Fred DovePackard
Plymouth
Ford




1997
17.Flag Bub KingBub KingPackard
Mercury
Oldsmobile
Hudson






1624
18.Flag Gene ComstockGene ComstockHudson
1519
19.Flag Donald ThomasHudson
Ford


1408
20.Flag Ralph LiguoriLincoln
Oldsmobile
Plymouth




1336
21.Flag Pop McGinnisIrving FryeHudson
1113
22.Flag Otis MartinMercury
Oldsmobile
Ford
Plymouth






1068
23.Flag Andy WinfreeAndy WinfreePlymouth
954
24.Flag Bob WelbornPlymouth
761
25.Flag Johnny PattersonH.B. RanierHudson
Oldsmobile


753
26.Flag Ted ChamberlainPlymouth
738
26.Flag Neil Roberts?, Neil RobertsOldsmobile
Chrysler


738
28.Flag Buddy ShumanHudson
Oldsmobile


713
29.Flag Arden MountsGene ComstockHudson
644
31.Flag Clyde MinterFord
Mercury


636
33.Flag Jim ReedFord
Hudson


590
37.Flag Elbert AllenHudson
488
38.Flag Mike MagillMichael JaremaLincoln
486
40.Flag Bill HarrisonHudson
480
41.Flag Tommy ThompsonTommy Thompson, Ernest WoodsLincoln
Oldsmobile


463
42.Flag Coleman LawrenceColeman LawrenceFord
446
45.Flag Jimmy AyersHudson
Plymouth
Ford




384
47.Flag Eddie SkinnerOldsmobile
352
48.Flag Bill AdamsBill AdamsOldsmobile ´53
346
51.Flag Hershel McGriffOldsmobile
0
52.Flag Dick AllwineChevrolet
Jaguar


0
55.Flag Ewell WeddleWeddle RacingPlymouth
0
56.Flag Pepper CunninghamHudson
0
57.Flag Virgil LivengoodVirgil LivengoodOldsmobile
0
60.Flag Marvin PanchDodge
0
68.Flag Ned JarrettOldsmobile
Ford


0
69.Flag Jerry WimbishJerry WimbishHudson
0
72.Flag Red DuvallDuane DuvallPackard
0
73.Flag Ed BenedictKen SwihartHudson
0
76.Flag Cotton OwensFord
0
79.Flag Ted LeeTed LeeHudson
Ford


0
82.Flag Roscoe ThompsonFrank Christian, ?Oldsmobile
Studebaker


0
83.Flag Gayle Warren
0
90.Flag Jack LawrenceJack LawrenceDodge
0
91.Flag Lyle ScottDodge
0
97.Flag Dick LinderFord
0
97.Flag Ray SpringerFord
0
107.Flag Al KellerOldsmobile
Hudson


0
112.Flag Paul NewkirkNash
0
113.Flag Leonard LawrenceFord
0
115.Flag Nick NicoletteOldsmobile
0
117.Flag Jim BakerFord
0
122.Flag Robert CaswellPlymouth
0
132.Flag Fireball RobertsFord
Oldsmobile


0
139.Flag Ed MasseyStudebaker
0
144.Flag Billy RafterPlymouth
0
144.Flag Gwyn StaleyOldsmobile
0
150.Flag Weldon AdamsAdams RacingStudebaker
Ford


0
152.Flag Laird BrunerOldsmobile
0
157.Flag Don VershureHudson
0
158.Flag June Cleveland?, June ClevelandStudebaker
0
159.Flag Johnny ZekeDodge
Jaguar


0
161.Flag Roy BentleyJesse MannPlymouth
0
165.Flag Neil ColeJohn GolabekPlymouth
0
165.Flag Ollie OlsonHudson
0
171.Flag Mason BrightPlymouth
0
178.Flag Tommy MoonC.D. WilsonHudson
0
180.Flag Harold NashOldsmobile
0
181.Flag Paul ParksDodge
0
Flag Frank ArfordOldsmobile
0
Flag Russell ArmentroutDodge
0
Flag Charles BarryPlymouth
0
Flag Merritt BrownStudebaker
0
Flag Perk BrownHudson
0
Flag Herschel BuchananNash
0
Flag Carl BurrisPlymouth
Oldsmobile


0
Flag Bob CameronPlymouth
0
Flag Wally CampbellDodge
0
Flag Gene DarraghGene DarraghFord
0
Flag Ernie Derr'53 Oldsmobile
0
Flag Ray DuhiggPlymouth
Oldsmobile
Dodge




0
Flag Ralph DyerRalph DyerNash
0
Flag Ernest EricksonHudson
0
Flag Bob HarrisDodge
0
Flag Junior JohnsonOldsmobile
0
Flag Frank KapackDodge
0
Flag Mike KlapakBill AdamsOldsmobile
0
Flag Ronnie KohlerRonnie Kohler, John GolabekDodge
Plymouth


0
Flag Emory LewisErnest WoodsOldsmobile
0
Flag Ken MarriottJaguar
0
Flag Hub McBrideNash
0
Flag Dick MeyerDick MeyerDodge
0
Flag Dick PasswaterFrank Arford, Dick Passwater'53 Oldsmobile
0
Flag Bill RexfordChevrolet
0
Flag Frankie SchneiderJaguar
0
Flag Red UntiedtOldsmobile
0
Flag Bob WeatherlyBob WeatherlyPlymouth
0
Flag Bill WidenhouseNash
0
Driver
Number
Most race winsFlag Herb Thomas
12
Most pole positionsFlag Herb Thomas
12
Most podium positionsFlag Herb Thomas
23
Most podium positions without a winFlag Jimmie Lewallen
3
Flag Joe Eubanks
3

Nationality of participating drivers

%CountryDriversNumber
100%U.S.A.Flag Bill Adams, Weldon Adams, Elbert Allen, Dick Allwine, Bill Rexford, Herb Thomas, Tim Flock, Lee Arnold Petty, Buck Baker Sr, Ned Jarrett, Frank Arford, Russell Armentrout, Jimmy Ayers, Jim Baker, Bill Blair, Curtis Turner, Charles Barry, Carl Burris, Herschel Buchanan, Laird Bruner, Perk Brown, Merritt Brown, Jim Paschal, Marvin Panch, Fireball Roberts, Junior Johnson, Cotton Owens, Alfred Bruce Thompson, Jim Reed, Bob Welborn, Eddie Skinner, Jimmie Lewallen, Gwyn Staley, Dick Rathmann, Joe Eubanks, Hershel McGriff, Ralph Liguori, Fonty Flock, Ray Duhigg, Donald Thomas, Buddy Shuman, Dick Linder, Ernest Erickson, Clyde Minter, Gober Sosebee, Billy Rafter, Nick Nicolette, Frankie Schneider, Slick Smith, Al Keller, Otis Martin, Ted Chamberlain, Gayle Warren, Johnny Zeke, Ollie Olson, Bob Weatherly, Ray Springer, Bill Harrison, Pepper Cunningham, Wally Campbell, Ken Marriott, Bob Cameron, Neil Cole, Ewell Weddle, Paul Parks, Lyle Scott, Jerry Wimbish, Tommy Thompson, Ralph Dyer, Roscoe Thompson, Mike Klapak, June Cleveland, Bill Widenhouse, Roy Bentley, Gene Comstock, Gene Darragh, Bub King, Virgil Livengood, Hub McBride, Dick Meyer, Ronnie Kohler, Paul Newkirk, Robert Caswell, Red Duvall, Frank Kapack, Mike Magill, Red Untiedt, Leonard Lawrence, Ted Lee, Emory Lewis, Ed Massey, Johnny Patterson, Don Vershure, Elton Hildreth, Arden Mounts, Dick Passwater, Coleman Lawrence, Fred Dove, Tommy Moon, Ed Benedict, Pop McGinnis, Andy Winfree, Neil Roberts, Jack Lawrence, Bob Harris, Harold Nash, Mason Bright, Ernie Derr108

Individual driver statistics for the 1953 NASCAR Grand National

DriverAgeRacesWinsPodiumsPolesFastest laps
Adams, BillFlag n/a2000
Adams, WeldonFlag 24 y/o2000
Allen, ElbertFlag n/a4000
Allwine, DickFlag 36 y/o3000
Arford, FrankFlag 42 y/o4000
Armentrout, RussellFlag n/a2000
Ayers, JimmyFlag 36 y/o3000
Baker, JimFlag n/a1000
Baker Sr, BuckFlag 34 y/o33495
Barry, CharlesFlag n/a1000
Benedict, EdFlag n/a1000
Bentley, RoyFlag n/a1000
Blair, BillFlag 41 y/o21130
Bright, MasonFlag 24 y/o10000
Brown, MerrittFlag 29 y/o1000
Brown, PerkFlag 28 y/o2000
Bruner, LairdFlag 32 y/o1000
Buchanan, HerschelFlag 46 y/o14010
Burris, CarlFlag 29 y/o2000
Cameron, BobFlag 25 y/o1000
Campbell, WallyFlag 26 y/o3000
Caswell, RobertFlag 26 y/o1000
Chamberlain, TedFlag 47 y/o9000
Cleveland, JuneFlag 32 y/o2000
Cole, NeilFlag 27 y/o1000
Comstock, GeneFlag 44 y/o13000
Cunningham, PepperFlag 35 y/o1000
Darragh, GeneFlag n/a1000
Derr, ErnieFlag 31 y/o1000
Dove, FredFlag 25 y/o20000
Duhigg, RayFlag 23 y/o12020
Duvall, RedFlag 29 y/o1000
Dyer, RalphFlag 39 y/o6000
Erickson, ErnestFlag 39 y/o1000
Eubanks, JoeFlag 27 y/o24032
Flock, FontyFlag 33 y/o324133
Flock, TimFlag 29 y/o26143
Harris, BobFlag 26 y/o10000
Harrison, BillFlag 42 y/o3000
Hildreth, EltonFlag 35 y/o25000
Jarrett, NedFlag 20 y/o2000
Johnson, JuniorFlag 22 y/o1000
Kapack, FrankFlag n/a1000
Keller, AlFlag 33 y/o4000
King, BubFlag 45 y/o14000
Klapak, MikeFlag 40 y/o2000
Kohler, RonnieFlag 26 y/o4000
Lawrence, ColemanFlag n/a8000
Lawrence, JackFlag 11 y/o20000
Lawrence, LeonardFlag n/a2000
Lee, TedFlag n/a4000
Lewallen, JimmieFlag 33 y/o22030
Lewis, EmoryFlag n/a2000
Liguori, RalphFlag 26 y/o12000
Linder, DickFlag 30 y/o1000
Livengood, VirgilFlag 46 y/o3000
Magill, MikeFlag 33 y/o3000
Marriott, KenFlag 33 y/o1000
Martin, OtisFlag 35 y/o8000
Massey, EdFlag n/a1000
McBride, HubFlag n/a1000
McGinnis, PopFlag n/a13000
McGriff, HershelFlag 25 y/o2000
Meyer, DickFlag 27 y/o1000
Minter, ClydeFlag 31 y/o8000
Moon, TommyFlag 28 y/o1000
Mounts, ArdenFlag n/a10000
Nash, HaroldFlag n/a20000
Newkirk, PaulFlag 37 y/o1000
Nicolette, NickFlag n/a2000
Olson, OllieFlag n/a1000
Owens, CottonFlag 29 y/o1000
Panch, MarvinFlag 27 y/o2000
Parks, PaulFlag n/a1000
Paschal, JimFlag 26 y/o23121
Passwater, DickFlag 26 y/o14110
Patterson, JohnnyFlag n/a11000
Petty, Lee ArnoldFlag 39 y/o365190
Rafter, BillyFlag 23 y/o1000
Rathmann, DickFlag 27 y/o345182
Reed, JimFlag 27 y/o3000
Rexford, BillFlag 26 y/o2000
Roberts, FireballFlag 24 y/o2000
Roberts, NeilFlag -12 y/o2000
Schneider, FrankieFlag 26 y/o1000
Scott, LyleFlag n/a1000
Shuman, BuddyFlag 37 y/o5000
Skinner, EddieFlag 44 y/o4000
Smith, SlickFlag n/a23001
Sosebee, GoberFlag 37 y/o17020
Springer, RayFlag n/a1000
Staley, GwynFlag 25 y/o1000
Thomas, DonaldFlag 20 y/o17000
Thomas, HerbFlag 30 y/o37122312
Thompson, Alfred BruceFlag 27 y/o7250
Thompson, RoscoeFlag 30 y/o2000
Thompson, TommyFlag 31 y/o3010
Turner, CurtisFlag 29 y/o18123
Untiedt, RedFlag n/a1000
Vershure, DonFlag 30 y/o3000
Warren, GayleFlag 30 y/o2000
Weatherly, BobFlag 22 y/o1000
Weddle, EwellFlag 37 y/o4000
Welborn, BobFlag 25 y/o11000
Widenhouse, BillFlag 24 y/o1000
Wimbish, JerryFlag n/a1000
Winfree, AndyFlag 24 y/o7000
Zeke, JohnnyFlag 32 y/o2000
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