1953 Raleigh 300 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on May 30, 1953 at Raleigh Speedway in Raleigh, NC
300 L, 300 M, 482.7 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 43 14 Fonty Flock '53 Hudson 300 105 running
2 7 12 Speedy Thompson '53 Oldsmobile 298 0 running
3 91 Tim Flock '53 Hudson 297 0 running
4 5 92 Herb Thomas '53 Hudson 296 1 running
5 78 Dick Passwater '53 Oldsmobile 296 0 running
6 120 Dick Rathmann '53 Hudson 295 0 running
7 1 4 Slick Smith '51 Oldsmobile 295 4 running
8 42 Lee Petty '53 Dodge 295 0 running
9 44 Ray Duhigg '52 Plymouth 294 0 running
10 2 82 Joe Eubanks '52 Hudson 292 0 running
11 43 Jim Paschal '53 Dodge 292 0 running
12 11 Ralph Dyer '53 Nash 288 0
13 4 87 Buck Baker '53 Oldsmobile 288 39
14 41 Curtis Turner '53 Oldsmobile 283 0
15 71 Otis Martin '50 Ford 281 0
16 8 9 Donald Thomas '51 Hudson 280 0
17 34 Andy Winfree '51 Plymouth 277 0
18 24 Bob Welborn '51 Plymouth 276 0
19 6 5 Hershel McGriff '53 Oldsmobile 274 101 bearing
20 21 Glen Wood '53 Lincoln 274 0
21 6 Cotton Owens '51 Ford 274 0
22 99 Stewart McDonald '53 Plymouth 271 0
23 23 Gayle Warren '53 Studebaker 270 0
24 15 Ted Lee '51 Ford 264 0
25 3 Coleman Lawrence '50 Ford 263 0
26 93 Ted Chamberlain '51 Plymouth 256 0
27 27 Earl Foushee '51 Plymouth 256 0
28 77 Frank Arford '52 Oldsmobile 253 0
29 108 Arden Mounts '51 Hudson 231 0
30 40 Gordon Bracken '53 Nash 221 0
31 17 Roy Bentley '51 Plymouth 220 0
32 8 Gene Comstock '52 Hudson 214 0
33 3 2 Bill Blair '53 Oldsmobile 213 50 crash
34 16 John Ray '53 Lincoln 202 0
35 72 Earl Moss '50 Ford 190 0
36 46 Ralph Liguori '53 Lincoln 190 0
37 13 Pop McGinnis '52 Hudson 187 0
38 55 Bub King '52 Hudson 165 0
39 11 Fireball Roberts '52 Ford 154 0
40 60 Dub Livingston '53 Dodge 115 0
41 73 Elton Hildreth '53 Nash 110 0
42 1 Herschel Buchanan '53 Nash 93 0
43 481 Johnny Zeke '53 Dodge 84 0 crash
44 101 Clyde Minter '50 Mercury 81 0
45 128 Russell Armentrout '53 Dodge 60 0
46 19 Fred Dove '51 Plymouth 45 0
47 9 22 Jimmie Lewallen '52 Oldsmobile 41 0
48 58 Johnny Patterson '52 Hudson 33 0
49 74 J.L. Justice '50 Ford 9 0
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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