1953 Wilkes 160 NASCAR Grand National.jpg
Held on October 11, 1953 at North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Wilkesboro, NC
160 L, 100 M, 160.96 KM - Scheduled Distance

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 46 Speedy Thompson '53 Oldsmobile 160 25 running
2 14 Fonty Flock '53 Hudson 158 37 running
3 44 Ray Duhigg '52 Plymouth 156 0 running
4 24 Bob Welborn '51 Plymouth 156 0 running
5 42 Lee Petty '53 Dodge 155 0 running
6 1 87 Buck Baker '53 Oldsmobile 155 80
7 2 Bill Blair '53 Oldsmobile 155 0
8 82 Joe Eubanks '52 Hudson 154 0
9 22 Jimmie Lewallen '53 Oldsmobile 153 0
10 55 Bub King '53 Oldsmobile 153 0
11 58 Johnny Patterson '53 Hudson 153 0
12 93 Donald Thomas '53 Hudson 153 0
13 91 Tim Flock '53 Hudson 152 0
14 51 Gober Sosebee '53 Oldsmobile 151 0
15 92 Herb Thomas '53 Hudson 151 0
16 Ralph Liguori '51 Plymouth 149 0
17 08 Arden Mounts '51 Hudson 143 0
18 Bob Walden '50 Plymouth 143 0
19 Parks Surratt '51 Plymouth 141 0
20 93 Ted Chamberlain '50 Plymouth 139 0
21 Clyde Minter '50 Mercury 136 0
22 41 Curtis Turner '53 Oldsmobile 131 18
23 80 Jim Paschal '53 Dodge 125 0
24 120 Dick Rathmann '53 Hudson 124 0
25 19 Fred Dove '50 Ford 110 0
26 Slim Rominger '50 Oldsmobile 84 0
27 Don Vershure '53 Hudson 53 0
28 167 Elton Hildreth '53 Nash 41 0
29 Bud Jones '50 Plymouth 36 0
30 Pete Stewart '51 Ford 20 0
31 Ralph Dutton '53 Dodge 0
RACE DATA
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Margin of Victory:
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Cautions: ?? for ?? laps - not available
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